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Ismail, Maimunah; Hamzah, Siti Raba'ah; Bebenroth, Ralf – European Journal of Training and Development, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the conceptualization of knowledge transfer and technology transfer to seek answers to the question: Why should an organizational manager need to know the difference between knowledge transfer (KT) and technology transfer (TT)? Design/methodology/approach: An extensive literature review method was…
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Differences, Development, Institutional Cooperation
Licciardello, Richard – ProQuest LLC, 2015
This qualitative study sought to understand how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Project-Based Learning (PBL) can be used to help Costa Rican students gain and participate in the global knowledge-based economy of the 21st century. The purpose was to examine the influence that globalization, foreign direct investment, and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Projects, Active Learning, Teaching Methods
Esquivel, Ricardo – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The single most important factor in improving and sustaining a country's economy is its education system. In the past 3 decades, multinational corporations have invested in Costa Rica, which has focused on improving its education system, particularly to develop students who will acquire 21st-century skills and foundational knowledge in science,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Role, National Programs, Science Education
Cunha, Arthur J. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Globalization, although not a new phenomenon, has had a significant impact on the way the world operates. It has been suggested that 10 events in recent history have led to a "flattening" of the world that has made it easier for smaller countries to gain access to knowledge and compete on a global level. Ireland has reaped the benefits…
Descriptors: 21st Century Skills, STEM Education, Global Approach, Active Learning
Lashier, Jennifer – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Globalization and technological advances have enabled emerging countries to compete with traditionally economically dominant countries. Emerging countries can advance their economy through the attraction of foreign direct investment (FDI) from multinational corporations. A key element in the attraction of FDI is the development of human capital.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles
Molano, Christin – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Globalization and the influx of multinational corporations over the past 30 years have significantly impacted the educational system in Costa Rica. The need for knowledge-based workers has become essential in continuing to strengthen the economy and attracting foreign direct investment. The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Schools, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Styles
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Willems, Christiaan – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
Whilst tertiary institutions have and continue to invest heavily in the technological aspects of online Teaching & Learning (T&L), there does not appear to have been a commensurate investment in the "human" aspects of the utilising the technology. Despite the broad recognition that teaching & learning "materials"…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Communication Skills, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Celebi, Neziha – International Journal of Technology in Education and Science, 2019
Integrating ICTs and namely the internet into teaching and learning in the classroom offers potentials for the education sector through its capacity to facilitate new ways of teaching in a digital environment. As a result of this, national curriculums have changed to accommodate new demands and potentials which are provided by ICTs. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Information Technology, Secondary Education
Flores, Ema – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The purpose of this study was to understand the influence of globalization, foreign direct investment, and multinational corporate responsibility on the curriculum and teaching practices in Costa Rican K-12 schools. The study was also designed to understand the relationships among the Ministry of Education, Coalicion Costarricense de Iniciativas…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Policy, 21st Century Skills, STEM Education
Miramontes, Ramon – ProQuest LLC, 2015
In the last 3 decades, Costa Rica has evolved its approaches to both education and the economy as a result of globalization and direct foreign investments. The presence of multinational corporations (MNCs) have played a key role in the approaches that the government has made to increase its human capital and meet the needs of MNCs with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Corporations, Investment
Rynerson, Douglas – ProQuest LLC, 2015
The impact of globalization and technological advances created a global economic environment in which emerging countries can compete with traditionally economically dominant countries on an increasingly level playing field. Emerging countries can advance their economy through the attraction of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) more quickly than by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Economic Factors, Educational Policy
Liu, Fang-Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Effective investment strategies help companies form dynamic core organizational capabilities allowing them to adapt and survive in today's rapidly changing knowledge-based economy. This dissertation investigates three valuation issues that challenge managers with respect to developing business-critical investment strategies that can have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Economy, Information Technology, Human Capital
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Kaya, Yunus – Social Forces, 2010
This study investigates the effect of the latest wave of economic globalization on manufacturing employment in developing countries. It revisits the classic debate on the effect of internal and external influences on industrialization, and extends this debate to contemporary developing countries. In the process, it assesses the evidence for…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Industrialization, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
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Lanza, Kenneth; San Martin, Tessie – Community College Journal, 2005
In a globalized economy, the meaning of the word "community" has changed. No businessperson today can afford to ignore what is happening outside his or her hometown. The same goes for community college executives. No community can generate economic growth without business growth. Businesses need factors of production, such as labor, capital,…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Community Colleges, Global Approach, Educational Change
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Akubue, Anthony I. – Journal of Technology Studies, 2002
Technology transfer models are based on assumptions that do not reflect Third-World realities. Obstacles to building indigenous technology capacity include multinational corporations' control of innovations, strings attached to foreign aid, and indigenous reluctance to undertake research. Four areas of development include foreign direct…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Investment, Technology Transfer
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