Title: Technology innovation and knowledge management in the high-tech industry

Authors: Iuan-Yuan Lu, Chun-Hsien Wang, Chih-Jen Mao

Addresses: Institute of Business Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan, ROC. ' Institute of Business Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan, ROC. ' Department of Business Administration, Fortune Institute of Technology, Kaohsiung 831, Taiwan, ROC; Institute of Business Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Kaohsiung 804, Taiwan, ROC

Abstract: This study presents a comprehensive and integrated discussion of the various facets of technology innovation and Knowledge Management (KM) for high-tech firms. KM represents a key contemporary trend and is a key management discipline in decision making, strategy development, information systems and technology management. KM provides a broad perspective, an efficient method of problem-solving, sharing managerial knowledge and leveraging technological knowledge. This work focuses mainly on influences that might shape the future of knowledge-based technological innovation in the knowledge economy, particularly, the influence of knowledge activities. Accordingly, it is important to provide some brief perspectives on the development of technological innovation and KM.

Keywords: knowledge management; KM; technological innovation; high technology firms; high tech industry; technology management.

DOI: 10.1504/IJTM.2007.013437

International Journal of Technology Management, 2007 Vol.39 No.1/2, pp.3 - 19

Available online: 29 Apr 2007 *

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