Experiences of Finnish firms in international and joint R and D projects

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Abstract

This paper deals with the management of international and joint R and D projects. The role of R and D in improving the productivity and quality has been fully recognized. An attempt has been made in this paper to review the experiences of Finnish international companies in managing international and joint R and D projects, using the data available from secondary sources. The following issues of international R and D projects and their role in industrial competitiveness are discussed: (i) location of R and D facilities, (ii) need for joint R and D projects, (iii) selection of joint and international R and D projects, and (iv) managing international and joint projects. Based on the analysis of the review and data, a list of suggestions is provided for managing the international and joint R and D projects successfully.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInnovation in Technology Management - The Key to Global Leadership, PICMET 1997
Subtitle of host publicationPortland International Conference on Management and Technology
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages546-549
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)0780335740, 9780780335745
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997
Event1997 Portland International Conference on Management and Technology, PICMET 1997 - Portland, United States
Duration: Jul 31 1997Jul 31 1997

Publication series

NameInnovation in Technology Management - The Key to Global Leadership, PICMET 1997: Portland International Conference on Management and Technology

Other

Other1997 Portland International Conference on Management and Technology, PICMET 1997
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityPortland
Period7/31/977/31/97

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Strategy and Management

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