Title: Cuban strategy for reproducing, preserving and developing nuclear knowledge

Authors: L.L. Elias Hardy, F. Guzman Martinez, O.E. Rodriguez Hoyos, A.F. Lopez Nunez

Addresses: Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences, Havana, Cuba. ' Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences, Havana, Cuba. ' Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences, Havana, Cuba. ' Higher Institute of Technologies and Applied Sciences, Havana, Cuba

Abstract: One of the problems in the changing world is the preservation of knowledge for the next human generation, and nuclear knowledge is not an exception. Cuba has worked for reproducing, preserving, developing and capturing nuclear knowledge, mainly through a higher education centre, the Higher Institute of Nuclear Sciences and Technologies. This institute is a component of a national network in the preparation of manpower not only for nuclear activities but also for environmental and managerial activities too.

Keywords: nuclear knowledge management; nuclear knowledge reproduction network; nuclear knowledge capturing network; manpower preparation model; human resource development; HRD; Cuba; knowledge preservation; knowledge retention; nuclear culture; nuclear science; nuclear technology; higher education; university.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNKM.2006.009616

International Journal of Nuclear Knowledge Management, 2006 Vol.2 No.1, pp.31 - 37

Published online: 02 May 2006 *

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