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Knowledge Sharing among Scientists

Why Reputation Matters for R&D in Multinational Firms

  • Authors
  • Prescott¬†C.¬†Ensign

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 1-15
  3. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 17-38
  4. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 39-61
  5. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 63-93
  6. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 95-122
  7. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 123-150
  8. Prescott C. Ensign
    Pages 151-174
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 175-220

About this book

Introduction

Explores the relationship between social characteristics of scientists and the interpersonal sharing of technological knowledge. The findings illuminate attributes of reputation conducive to the voluntary transfer of timely, relevant, technological knowledge among individual R&D scientists in the same multidivisional, multinational firm.

Keywords

knowledge transfer organization organizations Personal research & development (R&D)

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