The effect of university culture and stakeholders' perceptions on university-business linking activities
AbstractThe present work discusses the effects of university culture and structure on university-business relations, focusing on knowledge transfer activities. It puts forward the thesis that when links between university and business are introduced into the university system as a turn-key proposition rather than as developmental process, the prevailing university culture and structure will exert resistance against change and will oppose the creation of appropriate structures to promote them, with deleterious effects for the university.
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technology transfer; organizational development and innovation management;
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-09-29 (All new papers)
- NEP-INO-2005-09-29 (Innovation)
- NEP-SOG-2005-09-29 (Sociology of Economics)
- NEP-TID-2005-09-29 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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