The Case of the Knowledge Management Activity of DAEWOONG Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

대웅제약의 지식경영 활성화 사례

  • 최민영 (경희대학교 경영대학원 의료경영학과) ;
  • 장성일 (경희대학교 일반대학원 의료경영학과) ;
  • 김상만 (경희대학교 경영대학)
  • Received : 2010.02.13
  • Accepted : 2010.06.23
  • Published : 2010.06.01


It is well known in KM (Knowledge Management) literature that a certain amount of knowledge is necessary for KM to contribute corporate performance to some extent. However, It is considerably difficult for a company to amass knowledge due to limited time and lack of understanding from employees. In this respect, DAEWOONG, one of leading pharmaceutical company in korea, shows very special knowledge management activity, SOP(Sucess of project), by which DAEWOONG succeeds in catalyzing the knowledge sharing process among members and cultivating men of ability. Also, DAEWOONG improve working performance at an individual level as well as team level. This case will help understand how important the knowledge management activity is to improve the corporate performance.