Technology Transfer in International Business

Technology Transfer in International Business

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This is a book on the means by which technological knowledge is transferred from countries that develop it to those that need it, but have not yet been able to develop it on their own. The focus is on the transfer of technology from Western countries to Asian countries.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 165.6 x 244.1 x 28.7mm | 721.59g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New
  • 20 line drawings, 15 tables
  • 0195062353
  • 9780195062359

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Focusing upon the transfer of technology from Western countries to Asian countries, the book demonstrates the parallels that occur (both at a micro organizational level, and a broader macro economic level) between the actions commonly thought to constitute the realm of international business; and the people, products, and processes comprising technology transfer.
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Table of contents

Preface; Tamir Agmon & Mary Ann Von Glinow: Part I: Introduction; Dennis F. Simon: International business and the transborder movement of technology: a dialectical perspective; Stephen J. Kobrin: The implications of global integration for the national control of technology; Alexander Good: The changing nature of U.S. government policy on the transfer of strategic technology: an overview; Raj Aggarwal: Technology transfer and economic growth: a historical
perspective on current developments; Tamir Agmon & Mary Ann Von Glinow: Part II: Introduction; Yair Aharoni: Education and technology transfer: recipient point of view; Everett M. Rogers & Tomas W. Valente: Technology transfer in high technology; Vladimir Pucik: Technology transfer in strategic alliances:
competitive collaboration and organizational learning; Tamir Agmon & Mary Ann Von Glinow: Part III: Introduction: Martha Caldwell Harris: Technology transfer and Sino-Japanese relations; William A. Fischer: China and opportunities for economic development through technology transfer; Mary Ann Von Glinow, Otto Schnepp, & Arvind Bhambri: Assessing success in U.S.-China technology transfer; Roy F. Grow: Comparing Japanese and American technology transfer in China: assessing the "fit"
between foreign firms and Chinese enterprises; Kim Linsu: Pros and cons of international technology transfer: a developing country's view; Bela Gold: Improving the pattern of technology transfers and trade betweem the U.S. and Japan; Wesley J. Johnson: Industrial buying behavior in the People's Republic of China:
the yin and yang of buyer-seller relationships in a centrally-planned economy; Tamir Agmon & Mary Ann Von Glinow: Conclusion
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Review quote

From the business historian's angle, this is both a stimulating and a frustrating collection of essays. * Business History Review *
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