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Title: The Indonesian automotive cluster and its relationship in the global production network of the Japanese multinational enterprises : a case study of Toyota and Honda
Author: Irawati, Dessy
Awarding Body: University of Newcastle Upon Tyne
Current Institution: University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Date of Award: 2009
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This thesis is on the subject of the development and growth of the Indonesian automotive cluster which is mainly driven by me Japanese Multinational Enterprises (MNEs) Toyota and Honda, through knowledge transfer within subsidiaries and suppliers. The MNEs are the primary agents of knowledge transfer into the subsidiaries in the cluster. These leading companies are the key to building and sustaining cluster growth. As a direct consequence of this. cluster policy has become an important agenda in Indonesia to advance the progress of current local industry, particularly for the core industrial prime movers such as the automotive cluster. The automotive cluster as the focus of this thesis is located in industrial estates across the Java Region, the most densely populated island as well as a key region due IQ its geographical location and socio-economic and political importance. Accordingly. in order to understand how Japanese automotive MNEs in the automotive industry integrates with the Indonesian automotive cluster. This research aims to investigate the development of knowledge transfer in the automotive cluster based on Toyota and Honda case studies in me Java region. I focus only on Toyota and Honda because of their dominance.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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