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Chinese MNEs and Managerial Knowledge Transfer to Africa: The Case of the Construction Sector in Ghana

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This paper considers the case of managerial knowledge spillovers from Chinese FDI in Africa, in the context of the Ghanaian construction sector. Using empirical data from in-depth qualitative interviews, the paper first identifies key channels and determinants of managerial knowledge spillovers. Limited local employment at the managerial level in Chinese construction firms is the main impediment to managerial knowledge spillovers from these firms. Cultural and linguistic barriers can explain ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/14765284.2015.1092415

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, International Development
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Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Chinese Economics and Business Studies Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
285-310
Publication date:
2015-11-26
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ISSN:
1476-5292
URN:
uuid:6c81b208-79c4-43dc-9ff2-205ccf36d4e1
Source identifiers:
579699
Local pid:
pubs:579699
Paper number:
4

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