ISSN: 1304-7191 | E-ISSN: 1304-7205
A Brief Overview of Technology Competency and Management Frameworks for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
1Vocational School, Yildiz Technical University, Gaziosmanpaşa, ISTANBUL
2Department of Industrial Eng., Yildiz Technical University, Yildiz, İSTANBUL
Sigma J Eng Nat Sci 2018; 36(1): 123-139
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It is quite surprising that studies on the relationship between technology competency and technology management skills are still rather scarce. There is a particular lack of studies of technology competency in the specific context of technology management. This paper aims to fill this gap and offers a literature review to examine the technology competency based on the management and technology capabilities of manufacturing enterprises. To begin integrating these various aspects of technology management into a new and systematic framework, joint research–review perspective is considered to prepare an infrastructure to identify competencies of technology for small and medium-sized enterprises. This literature review investigates to define dimensions and decision criteria of technology competency analysis based on seven main perspectives; technology management, technology roadmapping, technological innovation, technology evaluation and entrepreneurship, information and communication technologies, innovation management, knowledge management. This study also contributes to the literature on technology management by examining technology competency.