Title: Managerial perceptions of technology and innovation in subsidiaries of multinational corporations

Authors: Pedro David Perez

Addresses: Cornell University, USA

Abstract: This paper presents a study of managerial perceptions of technology and innovation in MNC subsidiaries. The results show that MNC subsidiaries middle managers construe the hierarchical relationship between the multinational headquarters and the subsidiary as the determining factor in the subsidiary|s technology and innovative activities.

Keywords: managerial perceptions; technology; innovation; MNC subsidiaries; multinational corporations; middle managers; international business; global strategies; business strategy; Germany; India; USA; United States; Venezuela.

DOI: 10.1504/JIBED.2003.007828

Journal for International Business and Entrepreneurship Development, 2003 Vol.1 No.2, pp.58 - 68

Available online: 25 Sep 2005 *

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