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Competences as drivers and enablers of globalization of innovation: Swedish ICT industry and emerging economies

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  • Chaminade, Cristina

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    (CIRCLE, Lund University)

  • de Fuentes, Claudia

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    (Saint Mary’s University, Canada)

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The objective of this paper is to discuss the relationship between competences and the global innovation networks in the Swedish ICT industry using both survey data and information from a case company- TELEQUIP. The paper portrays the interplay between the availability of competences in the home country as well as in the host country, with the specific strategy of the firm for engaging in global innovation networks.

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Paper provided by Lund University, CIRCLE - Center for Innovation, Research and Competences in the Learning Economy in its series Papers in Innovation Studies with number 2012/6.

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Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: 10 Apr 2012
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Handle: RePEc:hhs:lucirc:2012_006

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Keywords: competence; globalization; global innovation networks; Sweden;

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