publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Internationalization and technological catching up of emerging multinationals: a comparative case study of China's Haier group

G. Duysters; J. Jacob; C. Lemmens; Y. Jintian;
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  • Published: 27 Feb 2009 Journal: Industrial and Corporate Change, volume 18, issue 2 4, pages 325-349
Abstract
In recent years, a number of firms from Asia and Latin America have been internationalizing their businesses to access new markets and to acquire new technology. This follows similar attempts only a few years earlier by leading firms from countries such as Korea and Taiwan. Much research has gone during the last two decades into understanding the success of Korean and Taiwanese firms. In this paper we carry out a case study of the Haier group—one of the most promising global enterprises emerging out of mainland China. We explain the need for recognizing some important differences in the early stages of growth between emerging MNCs today and MNCs from Korea and T...
Subjects
free text keywords: Economics and Econometrics, Industrial organization, Economics, Comparative case, Economic system, Latin Americans, Multinational corporation, Market economy, Mainland China, China, Incentive, Internationalization, Globalization
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Internationalization and technological catching up of emerging multinationals: a comparative case study of China's Haier group

G. Duysters; J. Jacob; C. Lemmens; Y. Jintian;