Advocates of multinationals say they create high-paying jobs and technologically advanced goods in countries that otherwise would not have access to such opportunities or goods.
Or, get it for Kobo Super Points! See if you have enough points for this item. In the world of today, business is no longer limited by national boundaries.
The majority of the world's large corporations perform a significant portion of their activities outside their home countries. The rapidly emerging global economy creates numerous opportunities for businesses to expand their revenues, drive down their costs and boost their profits.
At the same time, markets have become fierce battlegrounds where firms have to fight aggressively for market share with domestic and foreign competitors. It is commonly accepted that one of the primary sources for competitive advantage of multinational enterprises MNEs in this globalized business environment is their ability to transfer superior knowledge at the international level1 and to create a 'learning organization'2.
To succeed, or at least survive, in the global market-place, organizations need to adapt quickly to the changing environment and must commit themselves to permanent learning. This paper presents a general overview of the process of international knowledge transfer within multinational enterprises.
It deals with the problems of organizational knowledge creation and sharing.
A particular emphasis is placed on the implications for international human resource management practices in managing the international transfer of employees, since global assignments are recognized hierin as the most important mechanism of transferring tacit knowledge3 across borders.
As the sharing of easily codifiable knowledge is relatively easy to manage, the means of transferring it are not focused on in this study.
For definition of the learning organization see p.1 The Internationalization of Multinational Companies (MNCs): An intra-sector comparison among firms from developing and developed countries Autoria: Mohamed Amal, Henrique Raboch, Gabriel Baffour Awuah, Svante Andersson Abstract.
Development of the Multinational Enterprise, MNEs and Linkages, and Subsidiary Roles and Autonomy. In order to understand Finland’s position in the world economy.
International business scholars have a rich tradition of examining the link between multinational enterprises (MNEs) and their effect on the standard of living of .
The role of multinational enterprises in the transition process of Central and Eastern European economies Author: Philipp Keith Marek ; Sjoerd Beugelsdijk ; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.
the role of multinational enterprises for regional development government accepted these results wholeheartedly as a sure sign for the success of its economic policy.
Emerging market multinational enterprises (EMME) is a key term being discussed by economists and analysts for the past decade. Emerging market multinationals are companies that have been considered rising stars showing up on lists such as S&P and FT Global