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China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry
     

China's Leap into the Information Age: Innovation and Organization in the Computer Industry

by Qiwen Lu
 

ISBN-10: 0198295375

ISBN-13: 9780198295372

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This book takes an inside look at the development of four large Chinese domestic computer enterprises from their inception to their establishment as multi-billion dollar businesses. It shows how and why indigenous Chinese high-tech firms gained technology capabilities and modern marketing know-how, and how they were able to compete directly with Western

Overview

This book takes an inside look at the development of four large Chinese domestic computer enterprises from their inception to their establishment as multi-billion dollar businesses. It shows how and why indigenous Chinese high-tech firms gained technology capabilities and modern marketing know-how, and how they were able to compete directly with Western multinationals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198295372
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 15.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Organizational barriers to technological innovation under central planning
The development of computer technology and the IT industry in China prior to the reform
Reform of China's national science and technology system and the rise of new science and technology enterprises
Enterprise governance and mode of technology learning: an analytical framework
Chapter 1: Stone Group Co.: Turning technological potential into commercial success under a new organizational framework
Founding and early history of Stone
New institutional structure of enterprise governance
Indigenous innovation, learning, and capability acquisition: progressive integration of R&D, marketing, and manufacturing
From a new high-tech venture to an industrial going concern
Concluding remarks
Chapter 2: Legend Group Co.: A model of 'one academy, two systems'
Early history
Technological resources and managerial autonomy: relations with the Institute of Computing Technology
Technology commercialization and market expansion
Internationalization and industrialization
Continual expansion
Concluding remarks
Chapter 3: Founder Group Co.: The changing organization of innovation
The organization of large-scale industrial R&D under central planning
Entry of Founder
Relations with the university
Wellspring of innovation: indigenous capability and new organizational structure
Road to big business
Concluding remarks
Chapter 4: China Great Wall Computer Co.: Transforming the state-run computer industry
Mandarins becoming entrepreneurs: a new approach to organizing the state-run computer industry
Building integrated organizational capabilities
Corporate renewal through strategic alliances
Corporatization
Concluding remarks
Chapter 5: A New Mode of Technology Learning
Coupling between technology commercializationand non-governmentalization
New institutional structure of enterprise governance
Trajectory of learning: progressive integration of R&D, marketing, and manufacturing capabilities
Evolving structure of corporate governance
Concluding remarks

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