Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments: Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan

Building Network Capabilities in Turbulent Competitive Environments: Practices of Global Firms from Korea and Japan

by Young Won Park, Paul Hong
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439850682

ISBN-13: 9781439850688

Pub. Date: 01/09/2012

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Providing an insider's perspective on strategic and operational practices for company growth, this book examines how Asian global firms and small and medium venture firms have accomplished rapid catch-up with leading firms in North America and Europe and established their global competitive advantage. The authors include extensive case studies and reveal the

Overview

Providing an insider's perspective on strategic and operational practices for company growth, this book examines how Asian global firms and small and medium venture firms have accomplished rapid catch-up with leading firms in North America and Europe and established their global competitive advantage. The authors include extensive case studies and reveal the organizational processes of strategy formulation and implementation. Written for those with a basic understanding of business, this book avoids extensive mathematical algorithms and complex theoretical descriptions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439850688
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Series:
Resource Management Series , #45
Pages:
358
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

HISTORY

What is Network Capability?: Introduction, Framework, and Contents
Twenty-First Century Global Business Environment
Changing Product Architecture with the Transition from Analog to Digital
Network Capability: A New Condition for Effective Responses in Global Business Environment
Literature Review on Network Capability
Core Competence and Network Capability
Product Architecture, SCM, and Network Capability
Innovation and Network Capability
Organization of the Book

Korean IT Industry and Network Leadership: A Comparative Study with Japanese Experiences
Introduction
An Analysis of Economic Growth Models of East Asia
Literature Review
Research Framework
Case Analysis
Korean and Japanese Second-Generation Mobile Communication Industry
Success of Korean CDMA Industry
Background of CDMA Industry Development
Success Factor of CDMA Industry
CDMA Industry Spreading Effect
Implications of Korean IT Industry Success Factors
Importance of Network Formation
Standardization Issue
Summary of Korean IT Industry’s Success Factors
Discussion

Growth Mechanism and Management of Korean Firms: A Comparative Study with Japanese Experiences
Introduction
Literature Review
Firm Growth Model and Learning Theory
Research Framework
Case Studies
Electronic Industry
Growth Process of Samsung Electronics (SE)
Technological Accumulation
Stage through Organizational Learning
Spillover Stage (Horizontal Extension)
Automotive Industry
Growth Processes of Hyundai-Kia Motor Company (HKMC)
Technology Accumulation through Learning
Spillover (Horizontal Expansion) Stages
Spillover (Horizontal Expansion) Mechanism
Conclusion

Product Architecture and Technology Transfer: New Catch-Up Pattern in Digital Era
Introduction
Product/Process Architecture and Global Competitive Advantage
Product Architecture and Technology Transfer
Growth of Japanese Firms and Technology Transfer
Product Architecture and Technology
Case Studies
CD-ROM/DVD Industry
TV Industry
Discussion

CASE STUDIES OF KOREAN IT INDUSTRY

Korean Semiconductor Industry: A Comparative Study with Japanese Counterpart
Introduction
An Analysis of Semiconductor Industry from Architecture-Based Perspective
Structure and Characteristics of Semiconductor Industry
A History of the Semiconductor Industry from an Architecture-Based Perspective
Changing Korean Semiconductor Patterns (From Memory to Logic Semiconductors)
Korean and Japanese Semiconductor Industries and Future Prospects
Discussion

Korean LCD Industry: Product Architecture and Global Supply Chain Management of LCD
Introduction
Product Architecture and SCM (Supply Chain Management) of LCD
Product Architecture of LCD
LCD and SCM (Supply Chain Management)
Structure of LCD Industry and Investment of Korean LCD Firms
Changing Structure of Value Chain System of the LCD Industry
Korean Firms Position in the LCD TV Market and Investment Status
SCM Strategies of Korean LCD Makers
Building SCM System by LCD Firms
SCM System Building Effort by Samsung
SCM System of LG Display
Vertical Integration Strategy of LCD architecture
Future Challenges for the Korean Upstream Component Parts Industry

Korean TV Industry: A Case Study of LG Electronics
Introduction
Product Architecture and Operation Management
Integral Product Architecture and Modular Product Architecture
Hierarchy of Product Architecture in FPD TV
LCD and PDP
Case Study
Case Background
Case Analysis
Integration of Panels and SCM System
Efficient Mass Production through Implementation of LGPS (LG Production System)
Discussion

Korean Mobile Phone Industry: Product Architecture of Mobile Phones and Network Capability
Introduction
Product Architecture of Mobile Phones
Smartphone and Innovation
New Product Development of Korean Handset Firms
Global Competitiveness of Korean Mobile Phone Makers
Product Development Strategy of Korean Handset Makers
Product Development Strategy of Korean Firms and Smartphone Responsive Strategy
Comparison of Samsung and LG Product Development
Smartphone and Business Model of Mobile Communication Industry
Discussion

INFRASTRUCTURE OF IT CAPABILITY

Suppliers Support for Supply Chain Integration: Korean Automobile Industry and the Steel Industry
Introduction
Literature Review
Collaboration and Information Integration between OEM and Its Suppliers
South Korea Government’s Policy to Support SMEs
Case Studies
Hyundai-Kia Automotive Group (HKAG)
Description of the Firm
Coexistence Cooperation with Suppliers
POSCO
Company History
POCSO’s 3.0 Innovation Projects
POSCO Innovation and Collaboration with Suppliers
Discussion

Product Development of Japanese Electronics Industry
Introduction
Product Architecture and CAD Usage
Design Idea and Product Architecture Measure
Product Architecture and CAD Usage
Research Model and Framework
Research Framework
Research Methods
Results
Component Parts Statistics of Investigated Products
Product Architecture and Measurement Results
Electronic Product Development and CAD Usage
Conclusion

IT Usage Strategy of Korean Firms: Case Studies of Mobile Display Manufacturers
Introduction
Literature Review
SCM and Database Integration Capability
Research Model
Case Studies
Case A
Case B
Discussion

IT Usage Strategy of Japanese Firms: Product Lifecycle Management for the Global Market
Introduction
Literature Review
Global Issues of Product Lifecycle Management
A Research Framework
Case Studies
Case A
Conversion of Product Architecture in Response to Global Marketing
The Results of Changing Product Architecture
Case B
Adoption of a Design Navigation System
System Adoption Results
Case C
Design Localization for Local Product
Results of Adoption
Case D
Global BOM (Bill of Materials)
Conclusion

Integrated Manufacturing and IT Strategy for Futuristic PLM: A Conceptual Framework from Japanese Firms
Introduction
Literature Review
Past and Future of Product Lifecycle Management
A Framework of Futuristic PLM
Case Studies
Case A
Case B
Case C
Discussion

Conclusion
References

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