Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Management
Atuahene-Gima, Kwaku, Factors influencing the firm's propensity to adopt inward technology licensing in new product development: an empirical investigation, Doctor of Philosophy thesis, Department of Management, University of Wollongong, 1991. http://ro.uow.edu.au/theses/1463
Many scholars and practitioners accept that inward technology licensing (ITL) can be a viable alternative to internal R & D as a source of nev^ products. Yet, new product development (NPD) research to date has focused mainly on internal development with little attention to external technology development methods.