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Is Production Pulling Knowledge Work to China? A study of the Notebook PC Industry
July 2006 (vol. 39 no. 7)
pp. 36-42
Jason Dedrick, University of California, Irvine
Kenneth L. Kraemer, University of California, Irvine
China is now the world's largest computer hardware producer and, as a study of notebook PC companies reveals, is beginning to pull knowledge work along with production to its key manufacturing centers. This trend has major implications for employment and competition in large-scale industries both in the US and abroad.
Index Terms:
globalization, China, computer industry
Citation:
Jason Dedrick, Kenneth L. Kraemer, "Is Production Pulling Knowledge Work to China? A study of the Notebook PC Industry," Computer, vol. 39, no. 7, pp. 36-42, July 2006, doi:10.1109/MC.2006.237
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