Co-ordination between R&D and Human Resource in the post catching-up era

Hwang, Gyu-Hee

  • 투고 : 2012.07.12
  • 심사 : 2012.09.17
  • 발행 : 2012.09.28


Korea has entered into the Post Catching-up era and the necessity of new innovation strategy in response is being raised. This study argues the necessity of new innovation strategy and discusses the issue of co-ordination between R&D and Human Resource for that as the key factor. From empirical analysis, there seems to be restricted inflow of outstanding human resources to manufacturing sectors and lowering effectiveness of major even with the improved compatibility between major and job. Especially, it is severe in the industries with high R&D investment. It can be interpreted as an incoordination of the technological innovation efforts from the aspect of R&D investment with human resource utilization from the aspect of new human resource. The analytical result and interpretation suggests that there should be more active improvement on the co-ordination between innovative manufacturers' efforts and human resource utilization, in order to keep sustainable development.


Co-ordination;R&D;usefulness of major for work;analysis of Input/Output;wage analysis for the engineering graduate


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