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Author(s):
Petermann, Markus; Meiwald, Thomas; Lindemann, Udo 
Title:
Inter-firm knowledge transfer in the industrial goods industry – An empirical study of distribution and protection mechanisms 
Abstract:
Companies designing and manufacturing industrial goods readily share their product creation knowledge in order to benefit from low-cost wages and available manufacturing capacities of partner companies within product creation networks. Yet, with the possibility of saving money in the short term comes the risk of providing sourcing partners with the product creation knowledge they need to reproduce unique features of the original products. This dilemma makes decisions on knowledge sharing difficu...    »
 
Keywords:
Knowledge transfer; Inter-firm networks; Industrial goods; Interview study; Bottom-up analysis 
Editor:
Schiuma, Giovanni; Spender, J. C.; Weir, Maria 
Book / Congress title:
International Forum on Knowledge Asset Design 
Congress (additional information):
24.-26.06.2010 
Congress city:
Matera, Italien 
Publisher:
Università degli Studi della Basilicata 
Publisher address:
Potenza 
Year:
2010 
Semester:
SS 10