TECHNOLOGY COMPETENCY ASSESSMENT OF ENTERPRISES BY USING DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLUSTERING


Bölükbaş U. , Güneri A. F.

The 14th International Symposium on Operations Research in Slovenia (SOR'17), Ljubljana, Slovenya, 27 Eylül 2017, ss.302-307

  • Basıldığı Şehir: Ljubljana
  • Basıldığı Ülke: Slovenya
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.302-307

Özet

In this study, technology management, technology competency and innovation management

issues are examined by taking into account literature and manufacturing enterprises. The technology

literature is investigated and reviewed for obtaining an evaluation framework. The proposed framework

is structured based on the main criteria and decision variables based on literature review. The aim of

the study is evaluating the technology management performances of SMEs to make the comparisons

between firms from different clusters. K-means cluster analysis is applied on the survey data to analyse

and evaluate the performances of manufacturing enterprises in Istanbul, Turkey. As a result, technology

competency levels of the enterprises are determined in three, four and five clusters types.