A Study on the Effects of the Cooperative Philosophy between SMEs to the Cooperative Activities and Performance

중소기업 간 협력철학이 협력활동과 협력성과에 미치는 영향에 관한 연구

  • Lee, Jae-Sun (Dept. of Business Administration, Kumoh National Institute of Technology)
  • 이재선 (금오공과대학교 경영학과 마케팅전공)
  • Received : 2017.04.11
  • Accepted : 2017.09.20
  • Published : 2017.09.28


This study analyzed the effect of cooperation activities among SMEs. In order to study empirical analysis, we classified the types of cooperation into four dimensions: technology cooperation, human resource cooperation, sales cooperation and financial cooperation. Review the role of the collaborative philosophy as a predictor. This study also analyzed the relationship between cooperation philosophy, cooperation activities and performance. The results of this study are as follows: First, the result of path analysis between cooperation philosophy and cooperation activities shows that cooperation philosophy has an important influence on technical cooperation, human resource cooperation, sales cooperation and financial cooperation. Second, the results of the relationship between cooperation activities and achievements, technical cooperation, human resource cooperation, and sales cooperation have an important influence on cooperation performance. The meaning of this study is as follows. Analyze empirical tests using the PSBP model from a partnership perspective. We are trying to verify the relationship with SMEs. Therefore, we can suggest a beneficial implication to explain the importance of cooperation activities between SMEs. Also, SME business units have a problem with technical information leakage when they form partnerships, but in order to overcome this problem, we can use cooperative philosophies and avoid negative views.


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