Managing Foreign Research and Development in the People's Republic of China

The New Think-Tank of the World


  • Zheng Han, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

The undertaking of R&D in China by foreign organisations is explained through an analysis of the patterns of foreign investment in R&D and the motivations and challenges for undertaking R&D in China. The book provides a detailed reference source which outlines the general environment of R&D in China through governmental policies, Chinese domestic science and technology systems and contemporary developments of intellectual property protection. The practical implications for companies intending to set up R&D in China are also discussed.
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Students and academics in Asian studies and international R&D managers


Book information

  • Published: March 2008
  • Imprint: Chandos Publishing
  • ISBN: 978-1-84334-153-6

Table of Contents

Literature review; The emerging market of China; Patterns of foreign R&D in China; Motivations and challenges of foreign R&D in China; Managing R&D professionals in China; Managing intellectual property rights; Managing cooperation with local universities; Conclusion and outlook.