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Hemin Song
Beijing Sport University
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#1Hemin Song (BSU: Beijing Sport University)
Last.Nora Sharkasi (Tokyo International University)
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between culture and regional innovation performance in China where innovation is deemed as a key for sustainable economic development. The diversity of China’s regional culture and its rising economic and innovative capability enhancement provides an opportunity for such an exploration. Design/methodology/approach This paper adopts the GLOBE’s nine cultural dimensions to empirically examine the relationship between culture and Chin...
#1Stephen Grainger (ECU: Edith Cowan University)H-Index: 1
Last.Maria Paz Salmador Sánchez (UAM: Autonomous University of Madrid)H-Index: 1
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Chapter 2 gives a clear picture of the facts of Chinese innovation, both in terms of invention as patent registration, and organizational innovation as product, process and strategy. Once “China-also innovates” is evidenced as showed in Chapter 1, one may wonder whether that is a generic phenomenon or a specific individual case. It could happen that there are only very few exceptional Chinese firms who innovate. For instance, as we discussed in Chapter 1, only ZTE and Huawei, two Chinese firms, ...
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Some visionary scholars and practitioners have testified to Chinese innovation as a reality (e.g. Abrami et al., 2014; McKinsey and Company, 2012); although most others are still not giving any credit to the innovation in China yet (Zhang and Olivares, 2012). To start with, we need to look at the strategic evolution in the western organizational theory and also distinguish different types of innovation. In terms of innovation types, one commonly understood radical innovation is a basic scientifi...
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