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Initial findings on knowledge transfer practices towards sustainable development at Malaysian local government

Mohamed, Sulzakimin (2016) Initial findings on knowledge transfer practices towards sustainable development at Malaysian local government. International Journal of Trend in Research and Development, 3 (4). pp. 1-3. ISSN 2394-9333

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The infrastructure development managed by local governments which starts from pre-construction to the occupation of the building needs a sustainable development approach for sustainability. Since the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio, all sectors of society have been in the process of pursuing sustainability within their specific contexts. Development planning involved various stages and design inputs from various design consultants such as architects,town planner and engineers. Therefore, local governments ‘staff should have a better understanding of sustainable development. Accordingly, this research focus is aimed on the role of the Local Governments with regards to knowledge transfer practices towards sustainable development. Another intended study is to provide an indepth and better understanding the strength and weaknesses and other relevant factors that promote or hinder the implementation of Sustainable Development. This study is to contribute to the enrichment of knowledge on the role of Local Governments in Sustainable Development.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: sustainable development; local governments; knowledge transfer
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures > TS155-194 Production management. Operations management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Construction Management
Depositing User: Dr. Sulzakimin Mohamed
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 06:55
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2016 06:55
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8299
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