1 Department of Business and Management, The Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University, VBN2 International Business Centre, The Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University, VBN
The Case of Danish Companies in Malaysia
The aim of the chapter is to study upgrading of companies in developing countries in a learning perspective. Both formal and experiential and tacit knowledge is discussed. Learning effects of different management modes, expatriates, linkages to customers and suppliers are discussed as are learning thorugh actual production as well as through explicit transfer of knowledge. The chapter in this way makes an attempt to provide an overview of the multiplicity og learning interfaces. It is concluded that the learning perspective need to be adressed more both by managers and scholars.
Transnational Corporations and Local Firms in Developing Countries: Linkages and Upgrading, 2006, p. 169-197