Technological designs for retention and reuse

Raghu Garud, Arun Kumaraswamy

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At one time, firms designed technological systems for obsolescence. Increasingly, however, firms are designing technological systems to facilitate the retention and reuse of components. This paper offers guidelines for how technological systems can be designed for retention and reuse, and explains why retention and reuse of components have become important.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)883-891
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Journal of Technology Management
Issue number7-8
StatePublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Industrial relations
  • General Engineering
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Strategy and Management
  • Law


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