Innovation in the multinational firm with globally dispersed r&d: Technological knowledge utilization and accumulation

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Title: Innovation in the multinational firm with globally dispersed r&d: Technological knowledge utilization and accumulation
Authors: Ensign, Prescott C.
Date: 2000
Abstract: This paper employs evolutionary, resource-based, and knowledge-based perspectives to provide a framework for understanding technological knowledge sharing within the globally dispersed R&D function of the multinational firm. Elements from the three perspectives are inspected and drawn together. The constructs—knowledge, knowledge transaction, and performance—are articulated. Finally, two fundamental relationships are proposed: (1) kind of technological knowledge shared will impact the type of knowledge transaction undertaken and 2) type of knowledge transaction will impact R&D task performance.
URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10393/19744
DOI: 10.1016/S1047-8310(99)00017-6
CollectionTelfer - Publications
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