Management of knowledge involved in the new product development (NPD) projects is critical to the success of firms competing in environments that require rapid innovation. Unfortunately, many firms lack an understanding of how to develop knowledge management (KM) strategies that drive successful outcomes. In this thesis I develop a rich and multifaceted understanding of how KM strategies drive successful NPD outcomes. I examine KM strategies in the NPD domain at two different decision making levels of the firm.The first term represents the marginal cost of KT efforts from the product to the process design team at time t. The second term is the ... In Theorem 2, we explore how the optimal rates of KA and KT change over time. With these insights, we find anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Knowledge Management Strategies in New Product Development|
|Author||:||Gulru F. Ozkan|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2009|