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Management International Review

  • Klaus Macharzina
  • Michael-Jörg Oesterle
  • Joachim Wolf

Part of the mir Special Issue book series (MIR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages N1-2
  2. Jan Hendrik Fisch
    Pages 3-6
  3. Alan M. Rugman, Cecilia Brain
    Pages 7-26
  4. John Cantwell, Katherina Glac, Dz. Rebecca Harding
    Pages 57-82
  5. Marian Beise, Hans Georg Gemünden
    Pages 83-102
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 167-170

About this book


Alan M. Rugman's and Cecilia Brain's paper examines the R&D and strate­ gies of the world' s largest finns in the phannaceuticals sector and finds a high degree of intra-regional sales. R&D and sales are more concentrated within North America and Europe than in Asia. In addition, the relative size of the US market, compared to other parts of the triad, creates imbalances with respect to R&D, sales and international strategy. The paper written by Bruce Kogut and Anca Metiu addresses the question of what limits the international distribution of work between rich and poor coun­ tries in the software industry. Their research reveals a convergence among co­ located and distributed projects. The results indicate that the managerial experi­ ence to support global outsourcing of intellectual labor is already advanced, while creativity remains more likely to be located in rich countries. lohn Cantwell, Katherina Glac, and Rebecca Harding analyze the extent and the patterns of specialization of the internationalization of R&D since 1969 by the largest Swiss finns abroad, and by the largest non-Swiss finns in Switzer­ land. They find out that Swiss-owned finns abroad access technologies in the primary fields of their own industry, while foreign-owned finns conducting re­ search in Switzerland demonstrate more technological diversification away from their own primary fields and into sources of local Swiss traditional technological strengths.


Forschung & Entwicklung Internationalization MIR Multinational Corporations innovation knowledge management knowledge transfer management strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Klaus Macharzina
    • 1
  • Michael-Jörg Oesterle
    • 2
  • Joachim Wolf
    • 3
  1. 1.Universität Hohenheim (510 E)StuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Universität BremenGermany
  3. 3.Universität KielGermany

About the editors

Dr. Jan Hendrik Fisch is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Management, Organization and Human Resource Management, University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Management International Review
  • Editors Jan Hendrik Fisch
  • Series Title mir Special Issue
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH, Wiesbaden 2004
  • Publisher Name Gabler Verlag, Wiesbaden
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-409-12719-6
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-322-91001-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages III, 170
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Ursprünglich als Heft einer Zeitschrift veröffentlich.
  • Topics Business Strategy/Leadership
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