International Research & Development
International R&D becomes ever more important. But besides the many advantages of R&D internationalisation for MNCs, it also poses a major challenge. In this Chapter, benefits and caveats of international R&D are discussed. Different roles of foreign R&D units are highlighted, the coordination of international R&D investigated and different organisational models for MNC’s international R&D described.
KeywordsInternational Research Petroleum Product Metal Product Organisational Model Chain Activity
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