Does Knowledge Sharing Pay?


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Does Knowledge Sharing Pay?

Vis færre oplysninger Mahnke, Volker en_US Pedersen, Torben en_US Venzin, Markus en_US 2009-02-04T10:27:24Z 2009-02-04T10:27:24Z 2006-03-21T00:00:00Z en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 8791815193 en_US
dc.description.abstract This empirical paper explores knowledge outflow from MNC subsidiaries and its impact on the MNC performance. We develop and test hypotheses derived from literature on MNC knowledge flows integrated with the perspective of knowledge-creating, self-interested MNC subsidiaries. The hypotheses are developed using a simultaneous equation model applied to a unique dataset encompassing a German MNC, HeidelbergCement. Enablers and impediments of knowledge outflows are assessed in order to explain why subsidiaries share their knowledge with other MNC units. Implications are examined by studying the link between knowledge outflows and subsidiary performance. Our findings suggest that knowledge outflows increase a subsidiary's performance only up to a certain point and that too much knowledge sharing may be detrimental to the contributing subsidiary's performance. en_US
dc.format.extent 41 s. en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SMG Working paper;2006-003 en_US
dc.title Does Knowledge Sharing Pay? en_US
dc.type wp en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt06mar21 mielmo en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Center for Strategi og Globalisering en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort SMG en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Center for Strategic Management and Globalization en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort SMG en_US
dc.idnumber 8791815193 en_US København en_US
dc.publisher.year 2006 en_US
dc.title.subtitle An MNC Subsidiary Perspective on Knowledge Outflows en_US

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