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Chapter 7 U.S. Expatriates, Postwar Knowledge Transfer and Japanese Telecommunications Revival

The Role of Expatriates in MNCs Knowledge Mobilization

ISBN: 978-1-78052-112-1, eISBN: 978-1-78052-113-8

ISSN: 1876-066X

Publication date: 10 October 2011

Abstract

Value of the chapter — This chapter demonstrates how firm-specific and proprietary knowledge built up over decades at one firm could, through the agency of expatriates, revolutionise in just a few years the basic approaches followed in another country's telecommunications industry.

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Adams, S.B. and Miranti, P.J. (2011), "Chapter 7 U.S. Expatriates, Postwar Knowledge Transfer and Japanese Telecommunications Revival", Mariano, S., Mohamed, M. and Mohiuddin, Q. (Ed.) The Role of Expatriates in MNCs Knowledge Mobilization (International Business and Management, Vol. 27), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 131-150. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-066X(2011)0000027010

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