Multifaceted new product development performance: Survey of utilization of performance measures in Finnish industry

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Abstract

The paper analyzes the present state of performance measurement (PM) in Finnish industrial R&D and new product development (NPD) management A questionnaire focusing on the present objectives and practices of NPD performance measurement was sent to 350 R&D managers. The results are analyzed on the basis of a classification of reported objectives, measures, and their purposes of use. Results show that there is room for improvement in PM of NPD. The companies often rely on a few established measures in a rather unstructured manner Life cycle dimensions and multifaceted effects of NPD are not fully reflected by the measures.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT AND MANAGEMENT CONTROL: SUPERIOR ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE
EditorsMJ Epstein, JF Manzoni
PublisherJAI Press
Pages203-233
Number of pages31
ISBN (Print)0-7623-1122-3
Publication statusPublished - 2004
MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
EventWorkshop on Performance Measurement and Management Control: Superior Organizational Performance - Nice, France
Duration: 18 Sep 200318 Sep 2003
Conference number: 2

Publication series

NameSTUDIES IN MANAGERIAL AND FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
PublisherJAI-ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC
Volume14

Workshop

WorkshopWorkshop on Performance Measurement and Management Control
CountryFrance
CityNice
Period18/09/200318/09/2003

Keywords

  • RESEARCH-AND-DEVELOPMENT
  • DESIGN

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