Authors: B. Bowonder, T. Miyake
Addresses: ITC Chair Professor on Strategic Management of Technology, Administrative Staff College of India, Bella Vista, Hyderabad 500 082, India. Investment and Technology Promotion Division, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, A-1400 Vienna, Austria
Abstract: Technology management is managing technological knowledge to sustain competitive edge in an uncertain and competitive business context. This paper developed a framework for analysing technology management issues by combining the knowledge management concepts and ecosystem theory concepts. Technology strategy can be conceptualised as a process of aligning knowledge search, knowledge envisioning, knowledge creation and knowledge evolution with a view to meeting changing customer needs, competitive threats and the future technology trajectory.
Keywords: technology management; knowledge ecology; evolution; ecosystems; Sharp Corp.
International Journal of Technology Management, 2000 Vol.19 No.7/8, pp.662-684
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