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International Management of Research and Development (The International Library of Critical Writings on Business and Management 11)

International Management of Research and Development (The International Library of Critical Writings on Business and Management 11)

By: Maximilian Von Zedtwitz (editor), Julian Birkinshaw (editor), Oliver Gassmann (editor)Hardback

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International Management of Research and Development brings together the most influential contributions to managing, organising and coordinating R&D and innovation on a global scale. In addition to papers on the fundamental principles, trends and drivers of international R&D, it covers strategies and operations of global R&D. It also provides an introduction to modern concepts such as knowledge networks, open innovation and virtual innovation. It is a key reference collection for professors and researchers wishing to understand the practical implications of industrial R&D and a valuable resource for chief technology and innovation officers keen to develop their corporate R&D more systematically.

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Edited by Maximilian von Zedtwitz, Research Center for Global R&D Management, Peking University and Vice President, PRTM Management Consultants (Shanghai) Ltd, China, Julian Birkinshaw, Professor and Chair of Strategic and International Management, London Business School, UK and Oliver Gassmann, Institute of Technology Management, University of St Gallen, Switzerland


Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction Maximilian von Zedtwitz, Julian Birkinshaw and Oliver Gassmann PART I PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL R&D 1. Vern Terpstra (1977), `International Product Policy: The Role of Foreign R&D' 2. Robert C. Ronstadt (1978), `International R&D: The Establishment and Evolution of Research and Development Abroad by Seven U.S. Multinationals' 3. John Cantwell (1995), `The Globalisation of Technology: What Remains of the Product Cycle Model?' 4. Daniele Archibugi and Jonathan Michie (1995), `The Globalisation of Technology: A New Taxonomy' 5. Pari Patel (1996), `Are Large Firms Internationalizing the Generation of Technology? Some New Evidence' 6. John W. Medcof (1997), `A Taxonomy of Internationally Dispersed Technology Units and its Application to Management Issues' PART II TRENDS AND DRIVERS OF INTERNATIONAL R&D 7. Arnoud De Meyer and Atsuo Mizushima (1989), `Global R&D Management' 8. Albert C. Perrino and James W. Tipping (1989), `Global Management of Technology' 9. Jeremy Howells (1990), `The Location and Organisation of Research and Development: New Horizons' 10. M. Casson and S. Singh (1993), `Corporate Research and Development Strategies: The Influence of Firm, Industry and Country Factors on the Decentralization of R&D' 11. Walter Kuemmerle (1999), `The Drivers of Foreign Direct Investment into Research and Development: An Empirical Investigation' 12. Tony S. Frost (2001), `The Geographic Sources of Foreign Subsidiaries' Innovations' PART III ORGANIZATION AND COORDINATION IN INTERNATIONAL R&D 13. William A. Fischer and Jack N. Behrman (1979), `The Coordination of Foreign R&D Activities by Transnational Corporations' 14. Guido Reger (1997), `Benchmarking the Internationalisation and Co-ordination of R&D of Western European and Japanese Multi-National Companies' 15. Walter Kuemmerle (1997), `Building Effective R&D Capabilities Abroad' 16. Oliver Gassmann and Maximilian von Zedtwitz (1999), `New Concepts and Trends in International R&D Organization' 17. Kazuhiro Asakawa (2001), `Organizational Tension in International R&D Management: The Case of Japanese Firms' 18. Maximilian von Zedtwitz and Oliver Gassmann (2002), `Market versus Technology Drive in R&D Internationalization: Four Different Patterns of Managing Research and Development' 19. Rene Belderbos (2003), `Entry Mode, Organizational Learning, and R&D in Foreign Affiliates: Evidence from Japanese Firms' PART IV TRANSNATIONAL R&D PROJECT MANAGEMENT 20. Arnoud De Meyer (1991), `Tech Talk: How Managers Are Stimulating Global R&D Communication' 21. Gunnar Hedlund and Jonas Ridderstrale (1995), `International Development Projects: Key to Competitiveness, Impossible or Mismanaged?' 22. Roman Boutellier, Oliver Gassmann, Holger Macho and Manfred Roux (1998), `Management of Dispersed Product Development Teams: The Role of Information Technologies' 23. Vittorio Chiesa (2000), `Global R&D Project Management and Organization: A Taxonomy' 24. Edward F. McDonough III, Kenneth B. Kahn and Gloria Barczak (2001), `An Investigation of the Use of Global, Virtual and Colocated New Product Development Teams' 25. Oliver Gassmann and Maximilian von Zedtwitz (2003), `Trends and Determinants of Managing Virtual R&D Teams' PART V KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORKS IN INTERNATIONAL R&D 26. Ralph Katz and Thomas J. Allen (1982), `Investigating the Not Invented Here (NIH) Syndrome: A Look at the Performance, Tenure, and Communication Patterns of 50 R&D Project Groups' 27. A. De Meyer (1993), `Management of an International Network of Industrial R&D Laboratories' 28. J. Howells (1995), `Going Global: The Use of ICT Networks in Research and Development' 29. Sumantra Ghosal and Christopher A. Bartlett (1988), `Creation, Adoption and Diffusion of Innovations by the Subsidiaries of Multinational Corporations' 30. Robert Nobel and Julian Birkinshaw (1998), `Innovation in Multinational Corporations: Control and Communication Patterns in International R&D Operations' 31. Julian Birkinshaw, Robert Nobel and Jonas Ridderstrale (2002), `Knowledge as a Contingency Variable: Do the Characteristics of Knowledge Predict Organization Structure?' 32. D. Eleanor Westney (2001), `Multinational Enterprises and Cross-border Knowledge Creation' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781845424282
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9781845424282
  • ISBN10: 184542428X

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