Acquiring and Utilizing Knowledge in Global Value Chains by Emerging Economy Firms
The program of research presented in this thesis is motivated by the global value chains (GVCs) phenomenon. The series of three studies examine the learning of emerging economy (EE) firms participating in GVCs. The conceptual models developed in these studies were derived from three different perspectives, namely network embeddedness, absorptive capacity and resource dependence theory (RDT). Empirical research was then carried out to reveal the mechanisms and...[Show more]
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