IJIMT 2015 Vol.6(1): 26-29 ISSN: 2010-0248
DOI: 10.7763/IJIMT.2015.V6.568

The Relationship between Technology Planning Capability Enhancement, the Technology Roadmap, and Innovation

Won-Il Lee
Abstract— This paper studies the link between enhanced technology planning capabilities, the adoption of a technology roadmap, and innovation in organization in R&D organizations. A case study approach was used to examine the implementation of a technology management framework, the degree of institutionalization of a technology roadmap, and the impact on innovation. Based on the case analysis, the following propositions are suggested. (P1) The establishment of a technology management framework can have a positive effect on the adoption and utilization of a technology roadmap. (P2) The adoption and utilization of a technology roadmap map can have a positive effect on innovation within an organization. Thus, this study analyzes the mechanism of technology planning and its effect on innovation within an organization.

Index Terms— Technology planning, technology roadmap, R&D organization.

Won-Il Lee is with the Department of Business Administration & Accounting, Hanbat National University, 125, Dongseodaero, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-719, Korea (e-mail: tech201@hanbat.ac.kr).

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Cite: Won-Il Lee, " The Relationship between Technology Planning Capability Enhancement, the Technology Roadmap, and Innovation," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 26-29, 2015.

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