International Technology Transfer in Services

  title={International Technology Transfer in Services},
  author={Robert Grosse},
  journal={Journal of International Business Studies},
  • R. Grosse
  • Published 1 September 1996
  • Business
  • Journal of International Business Studies
This study examines the nature of technology and the process of its transfer in five service industries from parent companies to foreign affiliates. Three principal research questions are posed: What is the key technology in each industry? What are the main methods for transferring this technology? How and why do technology and transfer methods differ across firms, industries and countries? The empirical analysis shows that key technologies were generally knowledge of/experience in the industry… 

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