Title: Learning and capability building in industrialising economies: a critical note

Authors: Claudio R. Frischtak

Addresses: Inter-B Consultoria Internacional de Negocios Ltda, Praia de Botafogo, 228, Rooms 513/514, 22.359–900 Rio de Janeiro RJ, Brazil

Abstract: This article develops a brief reflection on some of the challenges that lie ahead in the field of research on learning and technological capability building within companies in industrialising economies. One of the key challenges in this field is the need to widen the focus of analysis on how companies respond to and affect economic institutions and incentives under global competition pressures on open economies.

Keywords: learning; capability building; regional competition; global competition; industrialising economies; open economies.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2006.009960

International Journal of Technology Management, 2006 Vol.36 No.1/2/3, pp.40 - 42

Published online: 06 Jun 2006 *

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