- Subject index
This text provides informative, short introductions to the core concepts of Operations Management. This text contains more than 50 concept entries and is fully cross-referenced.An outstanding reference for Operations Management students at all levels.
An Overview of Technology Management
Technology management includes:
- Technology roadmapping: Analysts will identify which technologies a firm should invest in after having considered an exhaustive list of all the potential promising alternatives. Technology roadmaps are often [Page 110]prepared by industry associations or consortiums to identify in which areas of research and development firms should invest.
- Technology evaluation: This is the evaluation of technologies to determine if they are suitable given a firm's needs.
- Technology selection: This is the selection of the most suitable alternative amongst a set of feasible technologies. Technology selection is a managerial activity that involves: (1) strategic reflection, ...