Tapping into Western technologies by Chinese multinationals: Geely’s purchase of Volvo Cars and Huawei’s hiring of Ericsson employees in Sweden

This chapter focuses on how firms can access, and tap into, relevant external knowledge for innovation, examining how this happens within two industries that are highly dependent upon scientific and technical knowledge for innovations within their products.

Published in McKelvey, M. and Bagchi-Sen, S. (Eds.) Innovation Spaces in Asia: Entrepreneurs, Multinational Enterprises and Policy, pp. 231-255, Edward Elgar Publ., 2015.