1st Edition

The Routledge Companion to Technology Management

Edited By Tugrul Daim, Marina Dabić, Yu-Shan Su Copyright 2022
    692 Pages 99 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    692 Pages 99 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    Bringing together an international range of expertise, this comprehensive Companion to Technology Management is designed to facilitate the development of management frameworks adaptable for a wide range of organizations, as well as an overview of the development and integration of technology in advanced and emerging economies.

    Research-based and drawing on a range of practical tools and international cases, it covers the diverse spectrum of the challenges of technology management and how to approach them:

    I Fundamentals of Technology Management provides an overview of the fundamental aspects of technology management.

    II Technology Planning focusses on technology-driven organizations, government labs and universities.

    III Technology Evaluation includes evaluation and assessment, adoption and forecasting through management tools.

    IV Technology Development and Transfer includes integration, marketing and intellectual property management.

    V Managing Technological Innovations addresses policy, open innovation and technology entrepreneurship.

    VI Society and Technology Management focusses on social issues which impact technology and its management.

    VII New Technologies and Emerging Regions includes blockchain, biotechnologies and smart cities.

    This Companion is an essential comprehensive source of new and emerging approaches for researchers and advanced students in engineering and technology management, as well as professionals seeking an authoritative global reference source.

    Part 1 – Technology Management Background 

    1. Strategy of Critical Technology: A Case of Turkish Industry and Technology Policy

    Mert Cihan Tonkar and Tugrul Daim 

    2. Exploring the Interplay between Digital Business Models and Dynamic Capability in the Pursuit of Competitiveness

    Berk Kucukaltan 

    3. Innovative Places and Regions: Implications for Technology Management

    Scott W. Cunningham 

    4. IT Driven Service Innovation

    Magdalena Marczewska and Marzenna Anna Weresa

    Part 2 – Technology Planning 

    5. Simultaneous Scheduling of Energy Demand and Supply in the Industrial Microgrid

    Zeynep Bektas, M. Özgür Kayalica, Gülgün Kayakutlu 

    6. Where we are and where we want to go: A patent analysis approach towards strategic technological planning

    Priyanka Chand Bhatt, Vimal Kumar, Kuei-Kuei Lai, Yu-Hsin Chang and Yu-Shan Su 

    7. Pioneer or Follower: Which Strategy to Choose?

    Aleksej Dreiling and Peter M. Bican 

    8. Bubble Planning and the Mathematics of Consortia

    Jonathan Bard, Boaz Golany and Fred Phillips

    Part 3 – Technology Evaluation 

    9. An Evaluation Model for the Design of Virtual Reality Systems

    Yu-Shan Su and Wen-Hua Wu 

    10. An Evaluation Model of Smart Speakers Design

    Yu-Shan Su and Jung-Hsien Hsia 

    11. Methodological Frameworks for Opportunity Discovery in Innovation and Technology Management

    Cristian Mejia and Yuya Kajikawa 

    12. Technology Assessment and Selection: An assessment of the autonomous driving technologies by using type-2 fuzzy sets and systems

    Koray Altun, Recep Kurt, Reyhan Ozcan Berber, Serkan Altuntas, Turkay Dereli 

    13. Multicriteria Assessment of a Technological Ecosystem: A Multi-Country Approach

    Ronnie Figueiredo, João J.M. Ferreira, Helder Gomes Costa and Arnab Basu 

    14. Multi Criteria Decision Making Methods for Technology Selection


    15. Software Assessment for Capacity Planning and Feasibility Check of the Master Production Schedule

    Arash Yazdani and Tugrul Daim 

    16. Technology Assessment and Selection

    Nathasit Gerdsri and Pard Teekasap

    Part 4 – Technology Development and Transfer 

    17. Regional innovative intensity in an emerging economy: Analyzing China’s provincial regions

    Kenneth G. Huang 

    18. Understanding Components of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

    Haydar Yalcin, Tugrul Daim, Aynur Kirbac and Marina Dabic 

    19. The performance of Science and Technology Parks under Triple Helix Systems in Turkey

    Hülya ÜNLÜ 

    20. Technology And Entrepreneurship: A Systems And Simulation Approach

    Leon Pretorius, Vida Davidavičienė and Jan-Harm C Pretorius 

    21. ransformation into New Drug Companies: The Perspective of Dynamic Capabilities

    Feng-Shang Wu, Chien-Hsien Wu and Ta-Wei Tao

    Part 5 – Managing Technological Innovations 

    22. Co-Working-Ecosystems: Institutionalization of ‘Homes’ for Innovation and Venturing

    Yixin Qiu and Ricarda B. Bouncken 

    23. The New Imperatives of Defense Technological Innovation: Past, Present and Future

    Bharat Rao, Bala Mulloth and Adam Jay Harrison 

    24. Mapping buyer-supplier relationships after the open innovation perspective

    Antonello Cammarano, Francesca Michelino and Mauro Caputo 

    25. Evolution of Collaborative Innovation Strategy for Global Manufacturing Firm Driven by Integrated Modularity Thinking

    Haijun Wang and Chaohui Shu 

    26. Open and closed innovation strategies in converging environments: How the Internet of Things blurs the boundaries between ICT and logistics

    Nathalie Sick, Svetlana Okara, Stefanie Bröring and Annika Wambsganss 

    Part 6 – Social Issues 

    27. Proposing an Application Model for Personnel Recruitment by Using a Multiple Criteria Decision Making (MCMD) Approach: A Case of Blue-Collar Cashier Personnel Recruitment

    Sinan Yimaz Yuruten , Cagla Ozen, Fazli Yildirim, Tugrul Daim and Amir Shaygan 

    28. Electronic Payment Technology: Developing a Taxonomy of Factors to Evaluate a Fraud Detection and Prevention System for the Airlines Industry

    Sultan A ALGhamdi, Tugrul Daim and Dirk Meissner 

    29. Engaging the Technology Management for Gender Equality

    Dilek Cetindamar and Sancheeta Pugalia 

    30. Creating a Networked Innovation Ecosystem for Industry 4.0

    Fatma Nur Karaman Kabadurmus

    Part 7 – Emerging Technologies and Emerging Regions 

    31. Smart Manufacturing: An Evaluation Model for Taiwan’s Innovation Applications

    Yu-Shan Su and Yuan-Ting Lin 

    32. Data Mining As A Knowledge Extraction Tool and An Application On Decision Tree Based Algorithms

    Fatma Önay KOÇOĞLU 

    33. Smart City: An Evaluation Model for Taiwan’s Social Innovation

    Yu-Shan Su and Yi-Zhen Cheng 

    34. Smart Transportation: An Evaluation Model for Taiwan’s Innovation Policy

    Yu-Shan Su and Shao-De Liu 

    35. Energy Efficiency in Smart Street Lighting System for ITU

    Eren Deliaslan, M. Özgür Kayalica and Gülgün Kayakutlu


    Tugrul Daim is Full Professor of Engineering and Technology Management Program in the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University, USA.

    Marina Dabić is Full Professor of Entrepreneurship and International Business at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and Professor at Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

    Yu-Shan Su is Distinguished Professor of Technology Management at the National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.

    "The Routledge Companion to Technology Management provides a comprehensive approach to the field. Management of technology has evolved substantially over the past years and this companion gives the reader a multifaceted approach to the topic, covering its most recent developments. It can work both as a textbook for graduate courses as well as a guiding source for researchers and practitioners."
    Leonardo P. Santiago, Associate Professor, Department of Operations Management, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

    "Technology plays a crucial role in shaping societies. This edited volume provides a global and comprehensive review of the challenges inherent to new and emerging technologies and their management. Through a compilation of informative cases, it offers research-based adaptable management frameworks to successfully anticipate, navigate and resolve those challenges. This book is a must-read for students, scholars, thought leaders and policy makers with an interest in technology management and its broader implications for people, organisations and societies."
    Anne-Laure Mention, Professor, Director of the Global Business Innovation Enabling Capability Platform, RMIT University, Australia