Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Transnational corporations and network effects of a local manufacturing cluster in mobile telecommunications equipment in China|
|Authors:||Yeung, H.W.-C. |
|Keywords:||Asia - Beijing|
|Source:||Yeung, H.W.-C., Liu, W., Dicken, P. (2006). Transnational corporations and network effects of a local manufacturing cluster in mobile telecommunications equipment in China. World Development 34 (3) : 520-540. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.worlddev.2005.07.019|
|Abstract:||The local formation, and benefits, of industrial clusters have received considerable research attention during the past decade. We argue that the existing literature has underestimated the role of external economies of collective bargaining and production capacity accruing to firms in clusters that are derived from traded relationships with institutions, firms, and customers outside local clusters. We define these benefits as non-cluster economies of traded interdependencies among firms in clusters. To illustrate our arguments, we examine the formation in Beijing, China, of one of the world's few mobile telecommunications manufacturing clusters. We show how Nokia, the lead firm in the local industrial cluster, is able to create non-cluster external economies for its key suppliers co-locating in this purpose-specific industrial cluster. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||World Development|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Dec 13, 2017
WEB OF SCIENCETM
checked on Nov 12, 2017
checked on Dec 9, 2017
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.