Collaboration in the Australian and Chinese Mobile Telecommunication Markets
Zhang, Yu (Aimee)
2014, XXV, 256 p. 72 illus., 38 illus. in color.
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Offers first-hand qualitative and quantitative data on the Chinese and Australian telecommunication industries
Identifies the models for successful business collaboration in Australia and China
Presents a cross-disciplinary study in economics, management and computer science
Reviews over 800 papers and books on business collaboration
Provides exclusive information and suggestions for business owners, policy makers and researchers
A major objective of this book is to identify the key determinants of successful inter-firm collaborations in the telecommunications industry in Australia and China, utilizing both qualitative and quantitative research methods as complementary methodologies. The findings will provide essential information and suggestions for businesses, researchers and policy makers and shed light on how to concretely improve the performance of business collaborations. Inter-firm collaboration has become increasingly important in the global economy, as firms now rely on collaborations to access new resources, new technologies, skills, the latest market information, new markets and knowledge, to accelerate innovation, to reduce costs, and to overcome government policy barriers.
Content Level »Professional/practitioner
Keywords »Australia - China - Collaboration - Telecommunication - Trust
Introduction.- Definitions and theories of collaboration.- Literature review.- Methodology.- Telecommunications and inter-firm collaborations.- A case study on collaboration in the Chinese mobile telecommunication market.- A case study on collaboration in the Australian mobile telecommunication market.- A quantitative study of collaboration.- Conclusions and recommendations.