Uneven Geographies of Organizational Practice : Explaining the Cross-National Transfer and Diffusion of ISO 9000

  title={Uneven Geographies of Organizational Practice : Explaining the Cross-National Transfer and Diffusion of ISO 9000},
  author={Eric Neumayer and R. Perkins},
There is growing recognition that organizational innovations can have a major influence on the geography of economic activity. Yet, little is known about the mechanisms and geographic preconditions underlying their diffusion, particularly at the global level. In this article, we test a series of hypotheses about the conditions under which organizations are most likely to adopt ISO 9000, the internationally recognized set of standards for quality management, using panel data for 130 countries… CONTINUE READING
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