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Towards intellectual globalization: A theoretical exploration and its implications for research

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  • Krishnan, Balaji C.

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Globalization is a complex process which changes as well as has the potential to change the various events in the world at multiple levels. It is widely recognized that there are multiple facets of globalization including political, economic and cultural. In this paper, I advance the concept of intellectual globalization--a process of knowledge creation, transformation, and diffusion that goes beyond the immediate theoretical confines of knowledge management. The roots and functioning of this process are examined at the level of the nation, organization, and the individual. Implications for future research on the relationship of this aspect of globalization with various cultures of the world are discussed.

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  • Krishnan, Balaji C., 2006. "Towards intellectual globalization: A theoretical exploration and its implications for research," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 12(2), pages 196-207, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:intman:v:12:y:2006:i:2:p:196-207
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    1. Brice William David & Chu Edward & Jones Wayne, 2016. "Culture-Laden Imports: International Market Entry and Cultural Taboos," International Journal of Management and Economics, De Gruyter Open, vol. 50(1), pages 49-62, June.
    2. Lehrer, Mark & Asakawa, Kazuhiro & Behnam, Michael, 2011. "Home base-compensating R&D: Indicators, public policy, and ramifications for multinational firms," Journal of International Management, Elsevier, vol. 17(1), pages 42-53, March.

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