Technical Manpower Training Strategies for Small and Medium Enterprises through Innovation and Incubation Centers-Taiwanese Experience

Dah-June Lin; Ya-Mei Hsieh; Ya-Hui Hsieh; Wei-Pang Lai
June 2012
Journal of Human Resources & Adult Learning;Jun2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p119
Academic Journal
Innovative service, research and development programs have been the winners' key for global competition. In current world market, hi-tech products are short life cycle. New products are spur out speedy and constantly. Facing the fierce international competition, most of our small and medium enterprises are difficult to satisfy their long term innovative and R&D needs. The innovation or Incubation Centers are becoming the best strategy for them to develop new products or new technologies and to train well practical technical talents. In this paper, the author uses multiple research methods, including articles review, case study and expert interview to develop innovative services and R&D strategies through Innovative Center Program, Small and Medium Enterprise Incubation Center Program. Then, proposes some conclusions and suggestions for governments, educators and entrepreneurs to enhance innovative R&D abilities and technical manpower training strategies for small and medium enterprises.


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