Is production pulling knowledge work to China? A study of the notebook PC industry

Jason Dedrick, Kenneth L. Kraemer

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Abstract

China is now the world's largest computer hardware producer and, as a study of notebook PC companies reveals, is beginning to pull knowledge work along with production to its key manufacturing centers. This trend has major implications for employment and competition in large-scale industries both in the US and abroad.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)36-42
Number of pages7
JournalComputer
Volume39
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Graphics and Computer-Aided Design
  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Software

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