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Cross-border Transfer of Organisational Resources Within a Multinational Corporation in the Context of Manufacturing

By Chun-Chieh Lu

Abstract

MNCs (Multinational Corporation) have been considered a salient phenomenon and a popular subject under investigation. Amongst a plethora of research streams, the capability of a MNC to effectively transfer – to relocate or replicate – its organisational resources within the company network has been considered fundamental to its competitive advantage. Recognising this stream of investigation, this thesis aims at, firstly, mapping this research area, and secondly, identifying current knowledge gaps. Particularly, the interest of this research is the context of manufacturing. A SLR (Systematic Literature Review) approach was adopted to identify and examine relevant preceding research from two major electronic databases (ProQuest and EBASCO). The findings of this research contribute an overview of and potential knowledge gaps in this research area

Publisher: Cranfield University
Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.lib.cranfield.ac.uk:1826/3206
Provided by: Cranfield CERES

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