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The evaluation of technology park performance


Abdullah, Che Sobry and Yusoff, Rushami Zien and Mohtar, Shahimi and Mohamed Udin, Zulkifli and Ahmad, Hartini and Osman, Nor Hasni and Hasnan, Norlena and Zulhumadi, Faisal and Shafee, Mohd Imran Khusairi and Abidin, Rahimi (2013) The evaluation of technology park performance. Project Report. Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Although the increasing number of technology parks and the research conducted on their effectiveness, there is still uncertainty about whether technology parks are achieving their goals and exactly what their impact is on their tenants.There is a gap in our knowledge about how an organization develops in the protected environment of a technology park.The discovery of the value added by technology park management, the influence of sponsoring institutions and the impact of emergence and growth of start-up companies offerings on the forms of the model for a performance evaluation framework.This research provides information on the performance of technology parks in Malaysia by exploring the operation of the first integrated technology park in Malaysia, Kulim Hi-Tech Park (KHTP).It incorporates the administrator managers and tenants to examine the performance evaluation criteria of the technology park.Data were collected from a series of interviews and a field survey. From the interview, the strategic direction of the technology park was identified.Data analysis from the survey shows that the technology park has all the evaluated criteria.These criteria have different categories of impact on the tenants.This study is interesting and has various potential to be further explored. This study could be extended to other technology parks in the whole country.The construct of technology parks role and the evaluation criteria of technology park performance could be extended to cover more issues that might be related to the current practice in the industry.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Additional Information: S/O: 11898
Uncontrolled Keywords: Technology park, evaluation criteria, strategic direction, Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Pof. Ir. Dr. Che Sobry Abdullah
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2014 00:49
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2016 04:28
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12761

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