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Research on Partner Selection for Technology Innovation Alliance in Knowledge Perspective

  • Qifeng Wei
  • Xin Gu
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 242)

Abstract

Technology innovation alliance is such an effective mode to form the knowledge advantage from inter-organizational knowledge transfer. It is significant and difficult to select the right partner for the technology innovation alliance. We specifically use the entropy method to make a study on the partner selection issue of technology innovation alliance in knowledge perspective. Firstly, we establish an evaluation index system. And then, Index importance weight and entropy weight are combined to get the comprehensive weight of indexes, based on that, one comprehensive evaluation method is given. Finally, the example analysis shows the method is strongly operable.

Keywords

Partner selection Technology innovation alliance Knowledge transfer Entropy method 

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Acknowledgments

This work is supported by the National Natural Social Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 08AJY011), and the Sichuan University’s Special Research Program for the Philosophy Social Science from the Subordinate Universities of Ministry of Education’s Basic Research Foundation (Grant No. SKX201004).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Business SchoolSichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Management, Sichuan UniversityChengduPeople’s Republic of China

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