Metrics to Evaluate R, D&E, Research Technology Management
Provides a briefing on a study of Research, Development & Engineering (R,D&E) metrics and its use in industry, conducted by the International Center for Research on the Management of Technology (ICRMOT) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Tier metaphor; Customer-driven R,D&E; Short-termism; Risk aversion; Benefiting from scope; Options thinking; Metrics for selecting technology.
John R. Hauser, Florian Zettelmeyer
Hauser, R. John, and Florian Zettelmeyer. 1997. Metrics to Evaluate R, D&E. Research Technology Management. 40(4): 32-38.