publication . Article . 2006

Leveraging Technological Capabilities across Polarized Cultures: Shanghai Delco Electronics Limited

Lucy A. Ojode;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2006 Journal: Asian Case Research Journal, volume 10, issue 1, pages 27-54
Abstract
<jats:p> Rallying its units for an impending spin-off from General Motors, the Delphi Automotive Systems division cleared the Delphi Delco Electronics (Delphi-D) unit to begin planning for entry into China in 1994. Delphi saw China as ideal for leveraging its technological and innovation capabilities as well as the enormous General Motor heritage and reputation from years of experience delivering quality products to the automotive industry. Delphi-D found a perfect partner in Shanghai Changjiang YiBiao Factory (SCY) (name disguised to protect the firms) that held nearly 50% of the Chinese automobile instrument cluster market. SCY was keen on acquiring new techno...
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free text keywords: General Business, Management and Accounting, China, Automotive industry, business.industry, business, Factory, Economics, Reputation, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Government, Delphi, computer.programming_language, computer, Negotiation, International joint venture, Marketing
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