Int. J. of Technology Management   »   1989 Vol.4, No.1



Title: Technology acquisition and research prioritization


Author: Michael P. Manahan


Address: Senior Research Scientist, Batelle Columbus Division, 505 King Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201-2693, USA


Abstract: This paper reports on recent developments in the area of research prioritization. The analytical hierarchy process (AHP) has been advanced to solve the problem of research prioritization. These developments are discussed and a case study presented. Applications for this new approach in the area of strategic planning and implementation are also discussed.


Keywords: technology acquisition; research prioritisation; strategic planning; decision theory; analytical hierarchy process; AHP; technology management.


DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.1989.026015


Int. J. of Technology Management, 1989 Vol.4, No.1, pp.9 - 19


Available online: 26 May 2009



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