Subsidiary Autonomy and Knowledge Transfer

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    Purpose: This paper explores the effect of subsidiary autonomy on knowledge transfers during captive R&D offshoring to emerging markets. Design/methodology/approach: A framework to this end is developed and illustrated in relation to four cases of captive R&D offshoring to emerging markets. Findings: Subsidiary autonomy has a mainly negative effect on primary knowledge transfer and a mainly positive effect on reverse knowledge transfer. Newly established R&D subsidiaries in emerging markets need primary knowledge transfer in order to build up their competence before they can add to the knowledge level of the MNE. Originality: A dual role of subsidiary autonomy is identified. Gradual increase in R&D subsidiary autonomy is beneficial for subsidiary innovation performance.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelInclusive Innovation and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies
    Antal sider15
    Publikationsdato26 aug. 2015
    Sider1-15
    StatusUdgivet - 26 aug. 2015
    BegivenhedCICALICS 2015: Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies - Hangzhou, Kina
    Varighed: 26 aug. 201527 aug. 2015

    Konference

    KonferenceCICALICS 2015
    LandKina
    ByHangzhou
    Periode26/08/201527/08/2015

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    Knowledge transfer
    Subsidiary autonomy
    Emerging markets
    Offshoring
    Subsidiaries
    Design methodology
    Multinational enterprises
    Build-to-order
    Innovation performance
    Knowledge level

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    Søberg, P. V., & Wæhrens, B. V. (2015). Subsidiary Autonomy and Knowledge Transfer. I Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies (s. 1-15)
    Søberg, Peder Veng ; Wæhrens, Brian Vejrum. / Subsidiary Autonomy and Knowledge Transfer. Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Development in Emerging Economies. 2015. s. 1-15
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    Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapport/konference proceedingKonferenceabstrakt i proceedingForskningpeer review

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