Donor Supported Strategic Alliances in Developing Countries

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Title: Donor Supported Strategic Alliances in Developing Countries
Author: Christoffersen, Jeppe
Abstract: In recent years, we have witnessed multinational enterprises (MNEs) changing strategies to exploit opportunities for division of labor on a global scale (Hansen et al. 2009). In consequence these have received growing interest among researchers and governments as ‘agents of host country economic development’ (Scott-Kennel and Enderwick 2005, p.105). A general consensus of this research is that ‘FDI [Foreign Direct Investment] offers an additional channel for introduction of technology, innovation, new ideas, different organizational practices and new skills to a host country’ (Scott-Kennel and Enderwick 2005, p.112). Another consensus is that these knowledge resources were introduced into the host country through linkages between the MNEs and a local firm and would in the longer term diffuse to other firms through e.g. demonstration effects and labor turnover (Giroud and Scott-Kennel 2009)....
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8332
Date: 2011-08-17
Notes: Kun summary er tilgængeligt online / Only summary is available online.

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