Technology Management and International Business: Internationalization of R&D and Technology

Industrial research and development at an international level is a recent phenomenon. This book synthesizes papers prepared for a research conference on technology management and business in an attempt to explore this emerging trend. Among the topics covered are multinational enterprises and the globalization of innovatory capacity, what the internationalization of techological activity means in terms of competitiveness, the perceptions of research managers regarding recent changes in corporate research and development (R&D), how to manage international R&D operations, and future implications.