nep-knm New Economics Papers
on Knowledge Management and Knowledge Economy
Issue of 2021‒04‒12
four papers chosen by
Laura Ştefănescu
Centrul European de Studii Manageriale în Administrarea Afacerilor

  1. The Technology and Knowledge Spillover Effects of FDI on Labour Productivity By Norhanishah Mohamad Yunus
  2. The Knowledge Industry, How You Buy, and or, Sell Your Truth By Pater, Ciprian Florin; Suarez, Ana
  3. Research performance of teams in Business and Management: The impact of team size, knowledge diversity and international diversity By Krammer, Sorin M.S.; Belkouja, Mustapha; Yoon, David
  4. The Phenomenon of Competitive Human Resources and How It Impacts Business Growth By Winatha, Arvin

  1. By: Norhanishah Mohamad Yunus (School of Distance Education, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia Author-2-Name: Noraida Abdul Wahob Author-2-Workplace-Name: Unit Peneraju Agenda Bumiputera, Prime Minister's Department,47810, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia Author-3-Name: Author-3-Workplace-Name: Author-4-Name: Author-4-Workplace-Name: Author-5-Name: Author-5-Workplace-Name: Author-6-Name: Author-6-Workplace-Name: Author-7-Name: Author-7-Workplace-Name: Author-8-Name: Author-8-Workplace-Name:)
    Abstract: Objective - The purpose of this study is to investigate both "technology" and "knowledge" effects of foreign direct investment (FDI) on labour productivity in the medium-high manufacturing industries' classification in Malaysia. Methodology/Technique - This study employs a Seemingly Unrelated Regression (SUR) estimator. Findings - The results conclude that diffusion of knowledge, which increases labour productivity, is greater via "learning effects" as compared to the investor countries' capital investments in the medium-high manufacturing industries. Novelty - This study expands the body of knowledge about the benefits of FDI spillovers on labour productivity according to specific investor countries, however, are rarely researched particularly in developing countries and at the industry level. Type of Paper - Empirical.
    Keywords: Foreign Direct Investment; Labour Productivity; Technology Spillovers; Knowledge Spillovers
    JEL: E60 J24
    Date: 2021–03–31
  2. By: Pater, Ciprian Florin; Suarez, Ana
    Abstract: Scientific knowledge has throughout of history, been treated as a commodity and increasingly its value has thus during the last 40 years depreciated due to effect of Trickle-down Economics The production and selling of truth, is an on-growing industry where the interested parties, set the agenda by hiring academics and scholars hence turning complex issues into; bite-size, digestible content. Unfortunately, more extensive access to information, does not translate into unbiased knowledge.
    Date: 2021–03–27
  3. By: Krammer, Sorin M.S.; Belkouja, Mustapha; Yoon, David
    Abstract: Despite inherent differences across disciplines, collaboration in general and larger teams of co-authors in particular, are prevalent strategies to increase research performance via academic publications. We take a more fine-grained view of this relationship by distinguishing between two dimensions of research performance, namely impact (i.e., subsequent citations of a paper) and prestige (i.e., top academic journals). Different from prior literature, we argue that there are both benefits and pitfalls in having larger teams, and these trade-offs will affect differently the impact and prestige of academic research. Specifically, we propose that while team size will enhance linearly the impact of a paper, it will contribute in a non-linear fashion to its prestige. Furthermore, these relationships will be moderated by the knowledge and international diversity of the team. We test these hypotheses using bibliometric data on more than 40,000 publications between 1994 and 2013 papers across 21 sub-fields within the realm of Business and Management. Our results broadly support our theoretical assertions. We discuss some practical implications for assessing and stimulating the research performance of academics in business schools.
    Keywords: Team size, citations, co-authorship, research performance.
    JEL: I23 M0 Z0
    Date: 2019–03–02
  4. By: Winatha, Arvin
    Abstract: Increasingly tight business competition map of industry has been the main focus for everyone in the world, especially in the industry we call it as the Industry era 4.0 . The awareness of this competiton has made many business organizations in the world, including Indonesia busy preparing themselves, particularly those related to the development of human resources, to be ready to compete in this global era. The Fourth wave of industrial revolution is marked by the use of information technology, artificial intelligence, and automatic engines or vehicles that have been going on since years before.
    Date: 2021–04–03

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