The process through which research and development laboratories acquire technical information from outside and disseminate it within their confines is examined. Three very different roles played by organizational members in this process are explored and their incumbents compared on a number of characteristics. This paper was originally presented at the Conference on Communication Among Scientists and Technologists, Johns Hopkins University, October 28-30, 1969.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This research was supported by a grant (GN-593) from the Office of Science Information Service, National Science Foundation.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Alfred P. Sloan School of Management
    Cambridge, MA  United States  02139
  • Authors:
    • Allen, T J
  • Publication Date: 1969-12

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  • Pagination: 15 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00041331
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Report/Paper Numbers: #434-69
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM