IB  Vol.2 No.2 , June 2010
How to Learn Knowledge from Foreign Partner: A Case Study of Japanese Joint Venture in Indonesia
ABSTRACT
This research focuses on how local partner learn knowledge from foreign partner in Japanese joint venture in emerging economies context. Contribution of this research is as follows. First, by distinguishing the type and characteristics of each process, this typology enhances our understanding about JV as useful organizational learning mechanism, particularly in Japanese joint venture in emerging economies and about the source of firm’s heterogeneity underlying learning process. Second, this extensive in-depth case study provides the clear evidences of the importance of internal learning capability process to improve technological capability, absorptive capacity, and relational rents generated from resource sharing mechanism. Third, this study, to best knowledge, is a pioneer research in Indonesia since technological issues have been paid little attention from scholars.

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nullT. Mursitama, "How to Learn Knowledge from Foreign Partner: A Case Study of Japanese Joint Venture in Indonesia," iBusiness, Vol. 2 No. 2, 2010, pp. 168-177. doi: 10.4236/ib.2010.22020.
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