Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries by Edmund Amann

Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

EditorEdmund Amann, John Cantwell

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The rise of innovative firms in emerging market economies is an increasingly topical issue. However, the literature has lagged behind in helping us understand this phenomenon. Addressing this gap, the book draws on a variety of firm-level experiences across a range of key countries, sectors,and institutional contexts. Despite the obvious differences, the book finds a commonality in these experiences: they have all been influenced by shifts in the institutional, technological, and policy environment, in particular by the opening up of emerging market economies over the past threedecades, and the consequent increase in international business interactions. Across the different countries surveyed in Asia and Latin America, the book argues that firm level innovation has been strongly influenced by capabilities that had previously been built up in a relatively closed environment. However, in the current more open environment, it is suggested thatinnovation among firms also reflects differences in these national historical contexts, as well as in the different forms of interaction with international business that have subsequently emerged. This book is a valuable resource for academics, researchers, and graduate students in internationalbusiness and technology management.

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Edmund Amann is Reader in Development Economics at the University of Manchester and Professorial Lecturer at the School for Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. He has published widely in international journals. His work concerns the themes of firm evolution, technological change and competitiveness that feature i...
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Title:Innovative Firms in Emerging Market CountriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:422 pagesPublished:December 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199689318

ISBN - 13:9780199689316

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Part I: The Theoretical and Empirical Context1. Edmund Amann and John Cantwell: Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries: An Introduction2. Martin Bell and Paulo Figueiredo: Building Innovative Capabilities in Latecomer Emerging Market Firms: Some Key IssuesPart II: Innovative Firms in Emerging Markets: Country ExperiencesAsia3. Huiping Li and John Cantwell: China4. Dinar Kale: India5. Rajah Rasiah: Malaysia6. Keun Lee and John Matthews: South Korea and TaiwanLatin America7. Edmund Amann and Paulo Figueiredo: Brazil8. Anabel Marin and Martin Bell: ArgentinaPart III: Comparative Conclusions9. Edmund Amann and John Cantwell: Conclusions