Search for dissertations about: "MNC Competitive Advantage"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words MNC Competitive Advantage.

  1. 1. In Search of MNC Competitive Advantage : The Role of Foreign Subsidiaries as Creators and Disseminators of Knowledge

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christine Holmström; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; MNC Competitive Advantage; Subsidiary Knowledge; Knowledge Transfer; Learning; Centre of Excellence; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Research on the multinational corporation (MNC) has highlighted the development of knowledge that occurs in geographically dispersed subsidiaries, and several scholars have emphasized the significance of subsidiary knowledge for the success of the MNC. This thesis contributes to the understanding of how knowledge is developed within MNC subsidiaries and how the development of subsidiary knowledge is related to the transfer of subsidiary knowledge and subsidiary impact on the performance of the larger MNC. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Advantage Paradox : Managing Innovation Processes in the Multinational Corporation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Business Studies

    Author : Olivia H. Kang; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Multinational corporation; Subsidiary; ‘Advantage paradox of the MNC’; Innovation development; Innovation transfer; Business Studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Two important ways that a subsidiary can contribute to the multinational corporation’s (MNC) competitive advantage are innovation development and transfer activities. However ‘the advantage paradox of the MNC’ calls into question a subsidiary’s ability to effectively and efficiently carry out both innovation development and transfer activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Subsidiaries as Sources and Recipients of Innovations in the Multinational Corporation

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Christina Hallin; Uppsala universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : Business studies; Multinational corporation; innovation; subsidiary; innovation development; innovation transfer; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Technological advancement and innovation lie at the core of the competitiveness of firms. For the multinational corporation (MNC), the ability to leverage innovations and value-added resources within the MNC is an important element of competitive advantage. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dedicated Followers of Fashion An Economic Geographic Analysis of the Swedish Fashion Industry

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Atle Hauge; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Social and economic geography; fashion industry; economic geography; branding; industrial system; symbolic value; cool; Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : In fashion, as in the rest of the economy, the globalisation of taste, power and production now plays a major role. The industry is dominated by fashion capitals like Paris, London or New York, populated by star designers like Tom Ford, Karl Lagerfeld or Jean-Paul Gaultier and controlled through MNC giants like Prada, Gucci, DKNY and Dior, who together influence consumer preferences on a global scale. READ MORE

  5. 5. Knowledge Dissemination in Multinational Corporations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Dan Paulin; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; obstacles; knowledge sharing; influencing factors; inhibitors; knowledge transfer; MNCs; product realization; facilitators; Knowledge dissemination;

    Abstract : Today’s globalization trend in industry is of major importance for world economy. One effect of the globalization trend is that international companies are exposed to a broadened knowledge base. A major competitive advantage for a multinational corporation (MNC) is its ability to utilize knowledge that is situated at the different locations. READ MORE