Technology Transfer In Rural Industries of Thailand: The Case of Dessert And Palm Tree Industries

https://doi.org/10.22146/ijg.2234

Apisek Pansuwan(1*), Supet Jirakajohnkool(2)

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Abstract




In last decade, the small industrial sector has increasingly received attention from Thai policy makers. This study investigates the relationship between small industries and community in rural area in term of technology transfer. In the research area, knowledge and experience gathered from workplace as an employee and family businesses are the core resources to establish and run busineSses. Technically, technology transfer is divided into 2 characteristics; intra-enterprise and inter-enterprise. Intra-enterprise technology transfer comes from employers to employees, emphasizing production development. Beside, technology transfer of inter-enterprise has two directions. Firstly, direction points from the entrepreneur to material suppliers aiming to secure raw material quality. Secondly direction points from consumers to the entrepreneur aiming to put a great emphasis on product development, quality control and management.

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small industry, technology transfer, inter/intra-enterprise, dessert/palm tree industry

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22146/ijg.2234

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