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The Global enterprise: entrepreneurship and value creation

Author: Ajami, Riad A. ; Bear, Marca MariePublisher: International Business Press, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 353 p. : Ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780789023407Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Global Entreprise Entrepreneurship and Value Creation Contents About the Editors Contributors Foreword Gail Arch Acknowledgments Introduction Riad A. Ajami Marca Marie Bear I. GLOBALIZATION: BUILDING FIRM SUSTAINABILITY Chapter 1. Science and Technology: Policies for Competitiveness in the Twenty-First Century Edward J. Malecki Introduction The Necessity for Science and Technology Global Competitiveness Learning: Various Forms, All Necessary Flexibility and the New Rules of Competition Technology Transfer: Not an Easy Route to Competitiveness The Challenge of Technology Upgrading Conclusions and Suggestions for Policy xxvii xxix xiii xv xxv 1 15 15 17 19 22 26 28 30 33 Chapter 2. The Impact of Institutional Environment on Eastern European Economies: Corporate Strategy of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Stephan Bourcieu Introduction Acting on the Institutional Environment Results of the Analysis Conclusion Chapter 3. International Location of Research and Development: Which Dimensions Lead to the Decision? Patrice Hondayer Frederic Fontante Introduction Identification of Variables for International Location of RandD Research Methodology and Description of Sample Analysis of Results and Discussion Conclusion II. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND PUBLIC POLICY: ECONOMIC COMPETITIVENESS Chapter 4. Entrepreneurship Policy, Economic Development, and Competitiveness: A Study of Culture, Public Policy, and Enterprise in the Asia-Pacific Region Leo Paul Dana Introduction Culture Public Policy Hong Kong Japan Macao North Korea Singapore South Korea 41 41 43 49 58 63 63 64 77 77 84 91 97 97 98 99 101 102 103 103 104 104 Vietnam Conclusion Chapter 5. Entrepreneurs' Influence on Firms' International Behavior Svante Andersson Literature Review Methodology Case Analysis Discussion Implications and Further Research Chapter 6. Entrepreneurship in the Experience Economy: The Evolution of the Hard Rock Café Stephen V Homer Todd H. Chiles Long W. "Rico" Lam Introduction History of the Hard Rock Café The Founders of the Hard Rock Café The Leaders of Hard Rock Café International Hard Rock Café International's Current Operations Industry and Competitive Environment Managing a Cultural Brand Current Issues Facing Management Chapter 7. The Impact of Technological Activities of Multinational Enterprise Subsidiaries on Host Countries: The Case of Non-U.S. Subsidiaries of Computer and Electronics Multinational Enterprises Operating in the United States Kamel Abdallah Riad A. Ajami Marca Marie Bear Introduction MNE Technology Transfer and Host Country Economic Competitiveness 104 106 109 109 117 118 123 128 137 137 141 145 147 152 155 158 160 167 167 169 Research Objective Macrocomparative Government Technology Policies Analysis of Studies Impact of Foreign Subsidiaries of MNEs on U.S. Technology Policy Research Propositions and Data Collection Results Conclusion and Contributions Chapter 8. Corporate Performance in Jordan: A Macroanalysis Muhsen Makhamreh Introduction Measures of Corporate Performance Methodology Findings of the Study Conclusion and Recommendations III. KNOWLEDGE CREATION: KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT, KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER, AND CLUSTER FORMATION Chapter 9. Cultural Ontology Specifications for Interorganizational Knowledge Processes El-Sayed Abou-Zeid Introduction Interorganizational Knowledge Processes and their Cultural Dimensions Toward Cultural Ontology The Role of Cultural Ontology in Interorganizational Knowledge Processes: A General View Conclusion 170 171 173 174 175 180 181 187 187 188 195 197 205 211 229 229 231 235 242 242 Chapter 10. Communication Media and Knowledge Sharing in Global Virtual Teams Atreyi Kankanhalli Bernard C. Y Tan Kwok-Kee Wei Introduction Conceptual Background Research Questions Research Method Results Proposed Research Model Conclusion Chapter 11. Environmental Evaluation and Management: Quantum Knowledge? The Example of Jervis Bay Christine Henon Patrice Houdayer Introduction Voyage Through the Concept of Quantum: Theory, Information, and Transdisciplinarity Sustainability and Environmental Evaluation The Case of Jervis Bay Quantum Environmental Information Conclusion Chapter 12. Distributed Participative Knowledge Management: The indiGo System Jörg Rech Björn Decker KlausDieter Althoff Ulrike Becker-Kornstaedt Andreas Klotz Edda Leopold Angie Voss Introduction Distributed Participative Knowledge Management Methodology of indiGo 251 251 253 257 259 263 269 270 277 277 278 280 281 283 285 287 287 289 293 Technology of indiGo Related Work Evaluation of IndiGo Summary and Outlook Chapter 13. Knowledge Management and Information Engineering: Why and How? Jean-Marc Chariot Introduction Why Should a Company Manage Its Knowledge? Knowledge: A Sensitive Component of Intangible Capital Does Knowledge Management Reinforce Creation of Value? What Knowledge? What Is the Next Step? For Which Results? The Future? Epilogue Riad A. Ajarni Marco Marie Bear Index 298 304 307 311 315 315 315 317 319 321 323 325 327 329 333

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