Keywords: technology strategy, Toshiba, LCD, knowledge evolution, knowledge management
Technology strategy of Toshiba Corporation: a knowledge evolution perspective
Toshiba is one of the most innovative Japanese firms. The paper analyses the knowledge management systems used at Toshiba. Knowledge based strategies are superior and this involves knowledge evolution, fusion, complementing, enhancement and spin-off. Through strategic alignment of people, business processes and technological knowledge gets integrated. The result of the strong strategic alignment is the evolution of a competitive edge, as indicated by the examples.