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The Influence of Cooperation Elements on the Joint R&D Performance: Focused on IT R&D Project

공동연구성과에 협력요소가 미치는 영향에 관한 연구: IT R&D를 중심으로

  • Oh, Jin-Hwan (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institutes) ;
  • Koo, Hoonyoung (School of Business, Chungnam National University)
  • Received : 2017.12.13
  • Accepted : 2018.01.09
  • Published : 2018.02.28

Abstract

This study analyzed the causal relationship between cooperation elements and the performance of joint R&D and verified the mediating effect of collaborative efforts. Cooperation elements consist of strategic agreement, complementation of resources, trust and absorption capacity, and influence the intention to participate in the joint R&D. The purpose of this study is to identify the effects of the cooperation elements and collaborative efforts on the short-term and long-term performance of the joint R&D. The results are summarized as follows: First, it is verified that strategic agreement, complementation of resources, trust and absorption capacity constitute the second order factor of cooperation elements, which positively affects the joint R&D performance. Second, it is verified that collaborative effort play a role as a mediating factor in the relationship between joint R&D performance and cooperation elements. Specifically, it was confirmed that positive effects on short-term performance of the joint R&D can be increased through cooperative efforts. However, in the case of long-term performance, the effects of collaborative efforts could not be confirmed.

공동연구 참여기관의 협력요소와 공동연구성과 간의 인과관계를 협력적 노력의 매개효과와 함께 분석하였다. 협력요소는 공동연구성과의 영향요인으로 사용되는 전략적 합의, 자원 보완성, 신뢰, 흡수역량으로 구성된 2차 요인이다. 공동연구성과에 대한 영향을 분석함에 있어 공동연구 참여를 결정하는 요인인 협력요소와 공동연구 수행 과정에서 성과에 영향을 줄 수 있는 협력적 노력을 구분하고자 하였다. 즉, 공동연구 수행 전과 수행 과정의 영향요인이 공동연구성과에 어떠한 영향을 주는지 구분하여 분석하고자 하였다. 결과를 종합하면 첫째, 전략적 합의, 자원 보완성, 신뢰, 흡수역량은 협력요소라는 2차 요인으로 구성하는 것이 적합하며, 협력요소는 장기 및 단기 공동연구성과 모두에 정의 유의한 영향을 갖는다. 둘째, 협력적 노력은 협력요소와 단기적 공동연구성과의 유의한 매개효과를 갖는다. 그러나, 장기적 공동연구성과에 대한 매개효과는 검증되지 않았다. 즉, 협력요소는 공동연구 참여의도를 높이고 공동연구성과에 긍적적 영향을 주지만, 협력적 노력은 단기적 성과에만 긍정적 영향을 줄 수 있음을 보여준다.

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Supported by : 충남대학교

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