Global corporate laboratory in a developing country - the case of a Japanese company in Thailand

Authors

  • Kondo Masayuki

Keywords:

Japanese company, Corporate laboratory, Thailand

Abstract

As Japanese companies globalize their operations, they establish R&D (research and development) centers as well as production facilities in developing countries. However, it is extremely rare to establish a global corporate laboratory in a developing country. This paper investigates a unique case of a global corporate laboratory in Thailand as a single case study. The paper clarifies the reasons for this unique case from viewpoints of company global operation, customer relation and the distance between a production site and an R&D site. Then, the paper discusses the issues associated with the management of a global corporate laboratory in a developing country, especially local staffing, and their solutions.

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Published

2022-04-15

How to Cite

Kondo Masayuki. (2022). Global corporate laboratory in a developing country - the case of a Japanese company in Thailand. Journal SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICIES AND MANAGEMENT, 10(4), 95–107. Retrieved from https://vietnamstijournal.net/index.php/JSTPM/article/view/393

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STUDIES OF STRATEGIES AND MANAGEMENT