• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2016, Volume: 9, Issue: 45, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

A Study of Companies’ Strategy for Securing Appropriability: Focused on South Korean Electronic Component Manufacturing


Objectives: This study is intended to deal with appropriability in electronic components of Korea, aimed to study measures for strategies to secure revenue in terms of R&D. Methods/Statistical Analysis: The study is based on the Delphi methodology in a rank format. Thus, this study was performed divided into three stages as shown in Schmidt et al. The first was a brainstorming step. The second was reducing a step of reducing the entry of the list. The third was a step of ranking factors. Based on this, priorities of appropriability were determined. Findings: These studies conducted a Delphi survey of the factors presented in the preceding research with experts and primarily draw five factors of the method for securing profitability from R&D. This study analyzed the importance of five appropriability factors with electronic component manufacturers through a ranking-type Delphi method. As a result, the order of importance was as follows: Patent, complementary sales/service, secret, lead-time advantage and complementary manufacturing. Application/ Improvements: The field experts’ opinions were reflected, and with the results of this survey, proper interpretations can be drawn and used by making use of their experiences in the field.

Keywords: Appropriability, Complementary, Lead Time Advantage, Patent, Trade Secret


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