Sequential learning in a Chinese spin-off : the case of Lenovo Group Limited

  title={Sequential learning in a Chinese spin-off : the case of Lenovo Group Limited},
  author={Wei Xie and Steven White},
This paper analyzes the learning process and sequential capabilities development in Lenovo, China’s most successful PC manufacturer, which originated as a spin-off from a governmentsupported research institute. The case study reveals this firm’s evolutionary, path-dependent and stage-wise progress from initial sales, distribution and service activities to manufacturing, product and process design and, finally developmental R&D. The study shows the interaction among the firm’s changing… CONTINUE READING


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