Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL), Vol 9, No 1 (2017)

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Effectiveness of cross-border knowledge transfer in Malaysian MSC status corporations

Aaron Sow Yee Pook, Chin Wei Chong, Yee Yen Yuen


Knowledge has become the key asset for the economy to gain competitiveness as more and more countries have shifted or are shifting towards knowledge-based economy, no exception for Malaysia. In order to acquire and transfer technology and/or knowledge from overseas to Malaysia, Multimedia Super Corridor (MSC) has been proposed. However, research focuses on cross-border knowledge transfer especially in the context of MSC status corporations in Malaysia is still limited. The factors that affect the effectiveness of cross-border knowledge transfer will be determined and presented in this paper. Quantitative approach has been adopted in this study. The findings of this study show that knowledge characteristics (KC) and network characteristics (NC) have positive significant relationship with cross-border knowledge transfer. The effects context towards KC and NC will also be examined in this study.

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Knowledge Management & E-Learning: An International Journal (KM&EL)
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