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The Technological behaviour of public enterprises in developing countries

a study prepared for the International Labour Office within the framework of the World Employment Programme

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries
    • Subjects:
    • Government business enterprises -- Developing countries -- Decision making.,
    • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Decision making.,
    • Technology and state -- Developing countries -- Decision making.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Jeffrey James.
      ContributionsJames, Jeffrey., International Labour Office., World Employment Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD4420.8 .T43 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination234 p. :
      Number of Pages234
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2187806M
      ISBN 100415026504
      LC Control Number89005962

      PUBLIC ENTERPRISE, , Vol. 18, PP. , Ljubljana, January-December VISION OF ICPE to become a hub of excellence in financial and social responsibility performance for public enterprises; based on its 35 year history and experience as well as on the network of existing and new members, affiliated members and internationalFile Size: 1MB. IJTLID is devoted to the study of the nature of technological innovation processes at the level of firms, industries/clusters and countries, the various influences on such processes, and their implications for industrial growth, techno-economic and social development in the context of contemporary late-industrialising countries. Its broad approach will help uncover the dynamics and intricacies.

      Chapter 1 drew attention to the similarity in the technological behaviour of public enterprises in the industrial sector of various African countries. This observation is striking because it does not conform to what one might have expected on the basis of the highly disparate development strategies that were adopted in countries such as Kenya Author: Jeffrey James. In Public enterprises, capital ownership does not have to be exclusively public. It follows therefore that Public enterprise is expected to be self financing through government which controls majority of its shares (Omoleke, ). Public enterprises or corporations are managed by board of directors with a chairman appointed by the : Godwin Ilesanmi.

      We cannot ignore the fact that these multinational companies have played a vital role in technological and overall development of developing countries. Starting from transfer of technology to bringing new ways of managing business to improving productivity to making local . Questionnaire on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION A. STATEMENT OF GENERAL PROBLEM Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria have not performed creditably well and hence have not played the expected vital and vibrant role in worrying when compared with what other developing and developed countries have been File Size: KB.


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This paper examines the reasons for the shift towards the privatization of public enterprises in developing countries and the conditions under which privatization will bring the desired results.

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