Multinational Enterprise and the Globalization of Networks of Knowledge

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This collection of papers explores the multinational enterprise and the transfer of knoweldge focusing in particular on foreign investment and the transformation of China.

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Overview

This collection of papers explores the multinational enterprise and the transfer of knoweldge focusing in particular on foreign investment and the transformation of China.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403991690
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/23/2007
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.81 (w) x 8.64 (h) x 0.98 (d)

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PETER J. BUCKLEY is Professor of International Business and Director of the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds.

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview
• PART ONE: THE MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISE, KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORKS
• A Global System View of Firm Boundaries—P.Buckley & N.Hashai
• A Formal Analysis of Knowledge Combination in Multinational Enterprises—P.Buckley & M.J.Carter
• Asian Network Firms: An Analytical Framework—P.Buckley
• PART TWO: GLOBALISATION AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
• Globalisation, Economic Geography and the Strategy of International Enterprises—P.Buckley & P.N.Ghauri
• Cartography and International Business—P.Buckley
• United States Foreign Direct Investment into Canada: An Empirical Analysis with Emphasis on the Free Trade Hypothesis—P.Buckley, J.Clegg, N.Forsans & K.T.Reilly
• PART THREE: KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER IN MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES
• Knowledge Transfer to China: Policy Lessons from Foreign Affiliates—P.Buckley, J.Clegg & H.Tan
• The Art of Knowledge Transfer: Secondary and Reverse Transfer in China's Telecommunications Manufacturing Industry—P.Buckley, J.Clegg & H.Tan
• Language and Social Knowledge in the Foreign Knoweldge Transfer to China—P.Buckley, M.Carter, J.Clegg & H.Tan
• PART FOUR: FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND TRANSFORMATION IN CHINA
• The Relationship between Inward Foreign Direct Investment and the Performance of Domestically Owned Chinese Manufacturing Industry—P.Buckley, J.Clegg & C.Wang
• Reform and Restructuring in a Chinese State Owned Enterprise: Sinotrans in the 1990s—P.Buckley, J.Clegg & H.Tan
• The Strategy of Foreign-Invested Manufacturing Enterprises in China: Export-Oriented and Market-Oriented FDI Revisited—P.Buckley & C.Meng
• PART FIVE: RESEARCH AGENDA
• The Research Agenda in International Business: Past, Present and the Future—P.Buckley & F.De Beule

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