Knowledge Management Strategy for University-Industry Research Collaboration

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Philbin, SP (2012). Knowledge Management Strategy for University-Industry Research Collaboration. Proceedings of the 33rd American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) International Annual Conference. Virginia Beach (VA), USA 17 - 20 Oct 2012
AuthorsPhilbin, SP
Abstract

Companies across different industrial sectors collaborate with universities in order to secure a knowledge advantage and benefit from technology transfer opportunities. This subject has been studied widely yet there is very little coverage of how to develop knowledge management strategies in this context. Following a literature review a knowledge management framework will be developed that includes the generation, capture, communication and application of knowledge. The framework will be explored through a case study investigation of a major collaborative programme between a UK university and an industrial company. The case study involved reflective analysis of how the knowledge management strategy was formulated and delivered to support the collaboration and also how performance was measured holistically across the collaborative programme. Findings point to the non-linear nature of collaboration and the merit in viewing knowledge flows from an integrated systems perspective.

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