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Comprehensive Evaluation of the Technology Innovation Capability of China’s High-tech Industries Based on Fuzzy Borda Combination Method

1North China Electric Power University, College of Economics and management, Beijing, China , , ,

International Journal of Innovation Science

ISSN: 1757-2223

Article publication date: 14 June 2015

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Abstract

Technology innovation capability is a main driver in improving a country’s industrial competitiveness. Development prospects and development speed are strongly dependent on industry innovation capability. Therefore, how to effectively and correctly evaluate the innovation capability of industry is of great importance. On the basis of previous research, this paper establishes an index system for evaluating the technology innovation capability of China’s high-tech industries. The index is characterized by the objective evaluation of objects with measurable indexes. The fuzzy Borda method uses precise digital methods to handle fuzzy evaluation objects; therefore, more scientific and pragmatic quantitative criteria are obtained with qualitative and quantitative evaluation results. This paper is the first attempt to apply the fuzzy Borda combination method to high-tech industry innovation capability evaluation. We establish a fuzzy Borda combination model based on four kinds of single evaluation models. By making a combination evaluation, the disadvantages of a single evaluation method are avoided. In the end, based on the fuzzy Borda combination evaluation model, the real technology innovation data of 2013 is analyzed and the innovation capability of individual industry is ranked, which will provide useful guidance for decision-making administrators.

Citation

Hong, Y., Niu, D., Xiao, B. and Wu, L. (2015), "Comprehensive Evaluation of the Technology Innovation Capability of China’s High-tech Industries Based on Fuzzy Borda Combination Method", International Journal of Innovation Science, Vol. 7 No. 3, pp. 215-230. https://doi.org/10.1260/1757-2223.7.3.215

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