Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Conflict Resolution for Environmental Technology Transfer for SMEs from Sweden to China
KTH, School of Architecture and the Built Environment (ABE), Sustainable development, Environmental science and Engineering, Industrial Ecology.
2015 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

China is a country faced by deteriorating environment and severe pollution; therefore, technology transfer from Sweden has been one of the best choices for Chinese authorities and clean technology companies. The huge Chinese market also seems to be an alluring market for Swedish clean technology SMEs. However, conflicts often occur during technology transfer (TT) process. Theoretically, the TT process mainly involves the stages of assessment, agreement, implementation, evaluation and adjustment and repetition. Based on these stages, cases are chosen, interviews are carried out and results are analyzed in details with SWOT method. The new TT solution is proposed as recommendation. The conclusion shows in order to achieve a successful TT; each stage in the process should be carefully controlled. Hence, not only the technology donor s (Swedish SMEs) and receivers (Chinese buyers) should devote their efforts, all the other stakeholders such as technology consulting companies and government institutions should cooperate together, whichever fits their mutual interests. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2015.
Keyword [en]
Technology Transfer, China and Sweden, Conflicts Resolution
National Category
Environmental Management
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-158905OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-158905DiVA: diva2:779935
Available from: 2015-01-13 Created: 2015-01-13 Last updated: 2015-01-19Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(1006 kB)205 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT03.pdfFile size 1006 kBChecksum SHA-512
e3326f3a3e238fb63ab4757741a7ced2f9b9e27b11d226d2535d9f1c2be26496566c59a63c40a267f65cc1079df501087c3a60d4f6953fd35e1e39f35808123a
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

By organisation
Industrial Ecology
Environmental Management

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 213 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

urn-nbn

Altmetric score

urn-nbn
Total: 268 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf