The Impacts of R&D Investment on Company Performance: US vs. Taiwanese Technology-Intensive Industry
Based upon the resource-based view and national culture perspectives, this paper investigates the two-way relationship between R&D investment and company performance. We propose that company performance and R&D investment have mutual effects, and the magnitude of these mutual effects varies with different national cultures, different company rewarding systems, and different decision-making patterns of management teams. Related hypotheses are developed and tested on the data of the US and Taiwanese technology-intensive companies during 1998–2003, and are generally supported by the statistical results.
Volume (Year): 14 (2011)
Issue (Month): 01 ()
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