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Document Type Master's Dissertation
Author Vlok, Abraham Henry
URN etd-05132010-135959
Document Title A national innovation system in the information and communication technology sector
Degree MBA
Department Gordon Institute of Business Science
Supervisor
Advisor Name Title
Dr H Barnard Supervisor
Keywords
  • information technology
  • innovation systes
Date 2010-04-11
Availability unrestricted
Abstract

Many innovative and successful companies exist in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector in South Africa. It is not clear why or how they exist. The research used a qualitative approach to determine characteristics of these companies. Senior managers, mostly owners or CEOs, of twenty companies were interviewed. Methods that originate from the grounded theory building technique were used to build a theoretical model of the National Innovation System in the South African ICT sector.

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Vlok, AH 2009, A national innovation system in the information and communication technology sector, MBA dissertation, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, viewed yymmdd < http://upetd.up.ac.za/thesis/available/etd-05132010-135959 / >

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