Knowledge Distribution Status of the Korean SMC’s Technology Commercialization Process Using a Knowledge Map

Keedong Yoo


Technology commercialization is a reward process for companies’ various trials and investment to develop technologies, which can be regarded as a way to figure out company’s business performance. To successfully attain companies’ purpose via technology commercialization, a variety of knowledge which triggers and completes business activities are needed. This paper suggests a methodology to analyze problems and solutions around the technology commercialization process in terms of knowledge distribution status, especially focused on Korean SMC cases. The knowledge map of this paper is constructed from the knowledge networks and identifies problems and solutions of the target process. A case study for applying proposed concepts to SMC’s cases is also performed by checking knowledge distribution status and extracting practical implications. This paper’s ideas can be regarded as one of references for SMCs to prepare technology commercialization with guaranteeing facilitated knowledge distribution and utilization.

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