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Chapter 12 Increasing the Diversification of Technological Knowledge Through R&D Partnerships and Foreign Subsidiaries

Entrepreneurship in the Global Firm

ISBN: 978-1-78052-114-5, eISBN: 978-1-78052-115-2

ISSN: 1745-8862

Publication date: 20 October 2011

Abstract

Originality/value – The information processing theory, which we apply in this chapter, provides consistent explanations for both the inverted U-shape of diversification and the extension of the optimal diversification of knowledge by R&D cooperation.

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Hendrik Fisch, J. and Kertels, K. (2011), "Chapter 12 Increasing the Diversification of Technological Knowledge Through R&D Partnerships and Foreign Subsidiaries", Verbeke, A., Tavares-Lehmann, A.T. and Van Tulder, R. (Ed.) Entrepreneurship in the Global Firm (Progress in International Business Research, Vol. 6), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 275-290. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1745-8862(2011)0000006015

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