Knowledge Transfer to the Subsidiaries: A Case Study of Multinational Enterprise Operating in Overseas
The business opportunities in Southern Africa have justified any effort to learn more about the phenomenon of the transfer of knowledge to the local subsidiaries. We studied four cases with activities in the industrial sector. The results obtained indicate that an efficient transfer of knowledge from the source to the recipient depends on the source¡¯s ability to transfer this knowledge; the climate of cooperation between the source and the recipient; and the absorptive capacity of the recipient, where the intervention of the expatriates with a profound knowledge of the African reality is fundamental to the creation of a climate of trust.
Volume (Year): 1 (2011)
Issue (Month): (August)
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