Indian Journal of Science and Technology
Year: 2015, Volume: 8, Issue: Supplementary 7, Pages: 1-15
Mohsen Shafiei Nikabadi 1* , Maedeh Dehghan2 and Maraym Farmanian-Arani 3
1 Industrial Management Department, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran; [email protected]
2 Entrepreneurship Management, Industrial Management Department, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran.
3 Business Management Department, Islamic Azad University, Arak, Iran.
Background/Objectives:Themainpurpose ofthis researchis investigating the effect of knowledgemanagement strategies on performance of new product developmentin knowledge based companies. Methods/Statistical analysis: This research is applied in the software manufacturer company and was survey, causal and with the help of 123 experts has been done. In this study, Cronbach's alpha for the reliability and two methods include content and construct validity was used. This Research includes 3 hypotheses and 10 questions, for responding to questions and research hypotheses, confirmatory factor analysis, correlation and path analysis were used. Results/Findings: In this study the relationship between the two components of knowledge management strategies and new product development performance is examined. According to the review made clear that certain research did not explores the relationship between various types of knowledge management strategies and new product development performance, so this research examine the relationship between these two key factors that impact on the industry. Results indicate that there is positive relationship between strategy of knowledge management and new product development performance. According to the results, dimensions of explicit knowledge have the greatestimpact ontheperformance ofnewproductdevelopment.Originality andValue:Aninnovative aspect of the research was a comprehensive look at the relationship between knowledge management strategies and new product development performance.
Keywords: Knowledge Management Strategies, New Product Development, New Product Development Performance
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