Collaboration in the era of internationalization: a Chinese case

Lu, Wu and Al-Hakim, Latif (2009) Collaboration in the era of internationalization: a Chinese case. In: 4th International Conference on Cooperation and Promotion of Information Resources in Science and Technology: Managing Virtual Organisations and Information in the Era of Globalisation (COINFO'09), 21-23 Nov 2009, Beijing, China.


This paper concentrates on collaboration in an international context. The paper employs case study methodology to evaluate changing corporate business performance. The selected case study is an electrical manufacturer dealing with international business partners in R&D, marketing, manufacturing, supplying, etc. via virtual collaboration. This paper identifies these influence factors from the five attributes of Diffusion of Innovation Theory and the four dimensions of Trust Theory. It will provide useful insight and guideline for companies to improve their corporate business performance towards adopting an effective collaboration as a first step toward becoming virtual organization.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Permanent restricted access to published version due to publisher copyright policy.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing
Date Deposited: 25 Jul 2011 04:13
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:43
Uncontrolled Keywords: corporate business performance; diffusion of innovation; E-business adoption capability; internationalized collaboration; trust
Fields of Research : 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150308 International Business
22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2201 Applied Ethics > 220102 Business Ethics
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1503 Business and Management > 150307 Innovation and Technology Management
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9403 International Relations > 940304 International Political Economy (excl. International Trade)
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/COINFO.2009.69

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