ERIC Number: ED260926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Transfer: A Think Tank Approach to Managing Innovation in the Public Sector.
Creighton, J. W., Ed.; And Others
This report reviews a joint attempt of the United States Forest Service and the Naval Service to enhance the utilization of research results and the new technologies through improved effectiveness of technology transfer efforts. It consists of an introduction by J. W. Creighton and seven papers: (1) "Management for Change" by P. A. Philips (discussing techniques in managing innovative people); (2) "A Focus on the Future" by Ross Whaley (offering application possibilities of the principles of economics to effective management of resources); (3) "Getting More Done With Less" by Richard Fay (with suggestions for increasing productivity despite decreased resources); (4) "Potential Contributions of Education to Technology Transfer" by Arthur Wilcox (identifying the university's role and impact on technology); (5) "Emerging Innovations: Consideration for Implementation" by Stan Krugman and J. W. Creighton (explaining the misconceptions associated with biotechnology with emphasis on genetic engineering); (6) "Matching Technology to Customers' Needs" by Bob Frankenberg (offering perspectives from the private sector); and (7) "Technology Transfer for Enhanced Research Development Testing and Evaluation Effectiveness" by Milon Essoglou (providing a case history and model of a management approach). (ML)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Forest Service (USDA), Washington, DC.; Naval Material Command, Washington, DC.; Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Alexandria, VA.; Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA.