English, Article edition: TOWARDS A SYSTEM OF PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: NIKEM RESEARCH CASE STUDY FEDERICO FRATTINI; VALENTINA LAZZAROTTI; RAFFAELLA MANZINI

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  • TOWARDS A SYSTEM OF PERFORMANCE MEASURES FOR RESEARCH ACTIVITIES: NIKEM RESEARCH CASE STUDY
Author
  • FEDERICO FRATTINI
  • VALENTINA LAZZAROTTI
  • RAFFAELLA MANZINI
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  • article
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  • Although theoretical approaches to research and development (R&​D) performance measurement are widespread, empirical investigations into the application of these theories are far less diffused. Therefore, we started a research project aimed at studying the R&​D performance measurement practices adopted by Italian technology-intensive firms. This paper discusses the earliest empirical results of the project; it deeply investigates the experience of an Italian contract research organisation in designing a system of performance measures for its research activities.The studied case is interesting for the following reasons: (i) it witnesses the increased interest by technology-intensive companies towards R&​D performance measurement; (ii) it enlightens the lack of consolidated practices capable of guiding the design of an appropriate performance measurement system; (iii) it elaborates a practical framework that can help fill this gap. In fact, a systematic approach for linking different contextual variables (i.e. the company's strategy, the type of R&​D activity undertaken, the purpose of the measurement and the R&​D unit's organisational structure) to the critical design choices (i.e. the choice of the performance indicators and the structure of the system) is suggested.
  • Performance measurement, research activities, Italian experience, contract research organizations (CROs)
  • RePEc:wsi:ijimxx:v:10:y:2006:i:04:p:425-454
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  • English
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