Exploiting "interface capabilities" in overseas markets: Lessons from Japanese mobile phone handset manufacturers in the US

Masanori Yasumoto, Takahiro Fujimoto

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Abstract

It has been asserted that close interfirm relationships enhance relation-specific knowledge, and thus contribute to product development performances (Clark and Fujimoto 1991; Dyer 1996; Ogawa 2000; von Hippel 1994). Particularly drawing on the case of the manufacturer-supplier relationship in Japan, antecedents have asserted that close relationships between firms enhance interfirm collaborative relationships for product/technology development. These studies shed light on the advantage of the close manufacturer-supplier relationships in Japan, and suggest the criticality of relation

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationManagement of Technology and Innovation in Japan
PublisherSpringer
Pages143-165
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)3540253262, 9783540253266
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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