Transfer of multinational companies, which means that a vertical knowledge transfer is characteristic of the companies: knowledge is transferred from the corporate centre to the subsidiaries. 6martin and salomon (2003) discuss general knowledge transfer capacities in multinational corporations 4 that the larger the technology gap, the more important the foreign parent as a source of codi-ed. Technology transfer to china from mnc's is mostly through indirect effects several researches were conducted on these subjects revealed interesting conclusions a research conducted in venezuela during 1976-89 pointed out that spillovers are minute from foreign enterprises or even negative from the joint ventures. China is the best database for investigating knowledge transfer between mnc hq and subsidiary, since there is no other place than china having so many mnc subsidi. An integrated model of knowledge transfer from mnc parent to china subsidiary in the first stage, the model proposes factors affecting the extent of knowledge contributed by an mnc to its china subsidiary.
Abstract: based on an empirical study of 62 firms, this paper develops a two-stage model describing knowledge transfer from mncs to their china subsidiaries in the first stage, the model proposes factors affecting the extent of knowledge contributed by an mnc to its china subsidiary. This paper has two main objectives: first, to theoretically examine the knowledge transfer and learning aspects of international human resource management (ihrm), and second, to empirically evaluate the ihrm practices adopted by 12 singapore multinational corporations with respect to their foreign direct investments in china from a knowledge-based and learning perspective. Economy mncs has identified a whole set of factors in mnc knowledge transfer activities and organizational learning, for instance, organizational structure and headquarters control mechanisms (foss & pedersen, 2002 huang, rode & schrodeder, 2011 simonin, 1999. Integrated model of knowledge transfer from mnc parent to china subsidiary pien wanga,, tony w tongb, chun peng kohc a school of business, national university of.
China is the best database for investigating knowledge transfer between mnc hq and subsidiary, since there is no other place than china having so many mnc subsidiaries concerning the development of chinese subsidiaries of mncs, new changes have been taking place. The development of the model is based on existing literature on fdi, knowledge transfer, and organizational learning it also draws heavily on findings from interviews with 62 firms, supplemented with observations made of firms interviewed, and materials gathered from company archives and publication. Abstract based on a sample of 169 subsidiaries of multinational corporations (mncs) operating in the usa, russia, and finland, this paper investigates the relationship between mnc subsidiary human resource management (hrm) practices, absorptive capacity, and knowledge transfer.
The mncs on mainland china are the major research environment for investigating the antecedents of employee attitudes and satisfaction for knowledge transfer in mncs a total of 100 employees of the mncs actually participated in the survey. Based on an empirical study of 62 firms, this paper develops a two-stage model describing knowledge transfer from mncs to their china subsidiaries.
An integrated model of knowledge transfer from mnc parent to china subsidiary by p wang, tw tong and cp koh no static citation data no static citation data cite. 21 knowledge transfer and subsidiary roles in mncs in china knowledge transfer to and from chinese subsidiaries has been identiﬁed as one of the major topics in chinese management research (quer et al, 2007. The mnc as a superior vehicle for knowledge transfer the path-breaking conceptual and empirical studies of zander (1991), kogut/zander (1992, 1993), and zander/kogut (1995) completely reverse this view by focusing on capabilities of. Model of knowledge transfer from mnc parent to china subsidiary in this section, we describe our model of knowledge transfer from the mnc parent to the china subsidiary and present propositions the discussion of propositions is based on both the existing literature as well as findings from the interviews, observations and documentation.
110 economic annals, olume x, no 204 january - march 2015 hypothesis 3: the degree of transfer of pa policies and practices from mnc parent to its foreign subsidiaries depends on the type of ownership. Despite research on how multinational corporations (mncs) manage knowledge transfer across national borders, little is known about the implications of such transfer on subsidiary performance and the intervening influence of cultural distance this is an important topic because effective knowledge.
This article uses knowledge management theory and the gravity model to analyse the determinants of 'inpatriation' for knowledge-transfer within multinational corporations (mncs) and the differences in their effects based on the region of the subsidiary's host country the empirical analysis. An integrated model of knowledge transfer from mnc parent to china subsidiary, journal of world business, elsevier, vol 39(2), pages 168-182, may jessie ph poon & jinn-yuh hsu & suh jeongwook, 2006. Read organizational knowledge transfer within multinational corporations, journal of chinese entrepreneurship on deepdyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.