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Creative subsidiaries and the evolution of technology in multinational enterprises.

Robert Pearce

Creative subsidiaries and the evolution of technology in multinational enterprises.

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Published by University of Reading in Reading .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers in economics. Series B vol. 7 (1994/95) / University of Reading -- no. 194, Discussion papers in economics -- no. 194.
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Economics.
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Open LibraryOL17355532M

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Creative subsidiaries and the evolution of technology in multinational enterprises. by Robert Pearce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Downloadable (with restrictions). The paper deals with the positioning of dispersed technology acquisition and application in heterarchical MNEs.

It suggests that as MNEs acknowledge the need to respond to technological and market heterogeneity, this is best done through creative subsidiaries that access and apply localised dimensions of knowledge.

The evolution of technology in multinational enterprises: the role of creative subsidiaries this is best done through creative subsidiaries that access and apply localised dimensions of knowledge. His most recent book is Global Competition and Technology (Macmillan).

View full Cited by: The evolution of technology in multinational enterprises: the role of creative subsidiaries. this is best done through creative subsidiaries that access and apply localised dimensions of knowledge. and new potentials emerging from evolution in the scope of technology itself.

The latter is most likely to be viewed mainly in terms of Cited by: Purpose Multinational enterprises (MNEs) encourage their subsidiaries to develop and transfer their unique knowledge and expertise back to the MNE. A multinat ional com pany (MNC) can be defined as an enterprise that engages in foreign.

direct investments (FDI) and which owns or, to a certain extent, controls value-added. activities in. THE SUBSIDIARIES OF MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES OPERATE REGIONALLY, NOT GLOBALLY INTRODUCTION There is a long debate about the geographic scope strategies of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and their foreign subsidiaries.

Some scholars (Levitt, ; Prahalad and Doz. The impact of the multinational corporation's activities on the firm itself, on the home and host countries, and on world economic and political welfare As a general rule multinational corporations can best be conceived of as business enterprises that are engaged in all activities of international business.

Abstract. Can multinational subsidiary managers develop creative strategies at the subsidiary level. To answer this question, we suggest that tensions between the headquarters and subsidiary perspectives demand a greater focus on the micro-foundations of strategy development in multinational by: 1.

The chapters in this book provide detailed analyses of a range of issues that feed into an overview of the strategic development of the MNE over the past 40 years.

This modeled as the evolution of the MNE from a multidomestic hierarchy to a network hierarchy to the contemporary strategic diversity. Pearce, R. () ‘The Evolution of Technology in Multinational Enterprises: The Role of Creative Subsidiaries’, International Business Review, vol.

8(2), pp. – CrossRef Google Scholar Perlmutter, H. () ‘The Tortuous Evolution of the Multinational Corporation’, Columbia Journal of World Business, vol.

4, pp. 9–Cited by: 3. Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper views the Multinational Enterprise (MNE) as a differentiated learning network with foreign subunits playing a critical role in managing knowledge. Drawing on a sample of 92 subsidiaries operating in Greece, it empirically tests the relationship between sources of technology acquired and/or generated (internally or externally) and relates.

Pearce, R. (), The Internationalisation of Research and Development by Multinational Enterprises, Basingstoke: Macmillan. Pearce, R. (), ‘The evolution of technology in multinational enterprises: the role of creative subsidiaries’, International Business Review, 8(2), –Author: Robert Pearce.

Multinational Enterprise and Economic Analysis surveys the contributions that economic analysis has made to our understanding of why multinational enterprises exist and what consequences they have for the workings of the national and international economies. Covering both theories and tests of hypotheses, and synthesizing material from social science and applied disciplines.

A multinational corporation (MNC) is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.

Black's Law Dictionary suggests that a company or group should be considered a multinational corporation if it derives 25% or more of its revenue from out-of-home-country operations. However, a firm that owns. Aboveground, the book focuses upon the nature of canopy patchiness, consequences of this heterogeneity for the light environment, and the mechanisms by which plants respond to and exploit this patchiness.

Creative subsidiaries and the evolution of technology in multinational enterprises by R. P Pearce. The Multinational Enterprises and Enterprise Engagement Unit (ENT/MULTI) is responsible for the promotion and follow-up of the Tripartite Declaration of Principles concerning Multinational Enterprises and Social Policy (MNE Declaration), which is the ILO’s key tool for promoting labour standards and principles in the corporate world.

The Unit receives direct guidance from ILO. multinational corporation, business enterprise with manufacturing, sales, or service subsidiaries in one or more foreign countries, also known as a transnational or international corporation.

These corporations originated early in the 20th cent. and proliferated after World War II. The activities of multinational enterprises drive the economic globalization process to a very large degree. This paper lists some facts about their dominant role in all channels of globalization.

Therefore, the importance of multinational enterprises File Size: KB. This is one of the most influential studies of multinational enterprises ever published. As a book that revolutionised the field, it includes a critical examination of empirical observations about FDI, offers a long-run theory and other alternative theories of the multinational enterprise, as well as looking at the world's largest firms and offering predictions and policy implications.5/5(1).

Another determinant factor in technology transfer is the scale of the market. A new technology will be produced and transferred with the high expectations from the host country market. A right market enables the products to be rightly evaluated and priced (Lai and Tsai, ).

Market transactions in technology are burdened by problems. 5 where Fi is the technical factor associated with direct effects of technology transfers from FDI in industry i, Si is the technical factor associated with spillovers of FDI in the industrial sector, and Ri is the technical factor associated with FDI absorptive capacity in the industry.

Being the elasticities of F, S, and R, respectively, β3 thus measures the direct impact of FDI on the. technology of the MNC’ (Pearce, 14). It is similar to Ronstadt’s () technology trans-fer unit and Håkanson and Nobel’s () techni-1 This typology suggests that there could potentially be a ‘local creator’ with a mandate for research but local scope.

However, prior research suggests that this is an unlikely com-bination. This book is one of the first to specifically address the subsidiary development process - a phenomenon by which multinational company subsidiaries enhance their resources and capabilities. It shows how this process is integral to multinational corporate evolution, which is largely driven by changes in subsidiaries and their by: / BA-HA_E International Corporations and Global Markets English Title “The evolution of technology in multinational enterprises: The role of creative subsidiaries.” International Business Review, 8, — The Strategic Development of Multinationals: Subsidiaries and Innovation Robert Pearce, Marina Papanastassiou Globalization is a "buzz-word" for the twenty-first century, but this volume argues that it is not possible to understand the current global economy without understanding the.

HOW MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS USE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO MANAGE GLOBAL OPERATIONS Jonathan Whitaker * Management Department Robins School of Business University of Richmond 1 Gateway Road Richmond, Virginia phone + fax + Peter Ekman Marketing Division School of Business.

Get this from a library. The strategic development of multinationals: subsidiaries and innovation. [Marina Papanastassiou; Robert D Pearce] -- The chapters in this book provide detailed analyses of a range of issues that feed into an overview of the strategic development of the MNE over the past 40 years.

This modeled as the evolution of. subsidiaries differ in the scope of their operations, goals, strategic postures, and organizational cultures. These differences can increase subsidiaries’ innovativeness, willingness to take risks, and ability to engage in entrepreneurial activities.

Some subsidiaries have seized the opportunity created by ongoing changes in the global. Subsidiaries and Knowledge Networks: The Evolving Influences of the MNC and Host Country on Innovation ABSTRACT This paper views MNC subsidiaries as being embedded in two knowledge networks - (a) an internal network comprised of the subsidiaries and headquarters of the MNC and (b) an external network of host country firms.

The article presents information on the tortuous evolution of the multinational corporation. To the executives, of the world's largest firms apparently being multinational is prestigious. They know that multinational firms tend to be regarded as more progressive, dynamic, geared to the future than provincial companies which avoid foreign.

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This is one of the most influential studies of multinational enterprises ever published. As a book that revolutionized the field, it includes a critical examination of empirical observations about FDI, offers a long-run theory and other alternative theories of the multinational enterprise, as well as looking at the world's largest firms and offering predictions and policy impli.

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The multinational enterprise has had as great an impact as any other institution on the flow of goods and services in world trade. It has been said that "one of the most significant changes in international economic institutions during the last two decades has been the emergence of the multinational enterprise.

Suggested Citation:"2 Multinational Corporations and the Changing Global Environment."National Research Council. Global Economy, Global Technology, Global Corporations: Reports of a Joint Task Force of the National Research Council and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science on the Rights and Responsibilities of Multinational Corporations in an Age of.

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This major work is the first of its kind to collate, in three carefully structured volumes, the key writing of leading researchers of multinational enterprise theory.root the nature and scope of multinational enterprise 3 companies is uninational, namely, American, British, French, or Japanese.5 The ownership criterion has been rejected by most authorities.

A second defi nition of the MNE relies on the criterion of the nationality mix of headquarters Size: KB.Historically, the evolution of multinational corporations date back to the 15th century.

At that time, the organization of the production unit was wholly private ownership of the means of production. Using technology and simple division of labour, merchants could manufacture basic commodities, “In File Size: KB.