Is globalization reducing distances between countries? Some empirical evidence from foreign software firms operating in Japan

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dc.contributor.author Ojala, Arto
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-18T06:52:02Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-18T06:52:02Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.citation Ojala, A. (2009). Is globalization reducing distances between countries? Some empirical evidence from foreign software firms operating in Japan. Journal of Japan Academy for Asian Market Economies, 12 (1), 95-101.
dc.identifier.other TUTKAID_36019
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/36965
dc.description.abstract Introduction: Nowadays, one of the most discussed topics is globalization and how it reduces cultural differences and distances between countries. This has been seen as a consequence of the development of communication technologies, improvement of transportation connections between countries, establishment of free trade areas, and emergence of global cultures. It is also a commonly held view that, with the help of information technology, business can be conducted regardless of time or place. In addition, travel connections between and within countries have increased becoming faster and cheaper. From all of this, it is easy to conclude that internationalization of firms has also become easier and that geographical or cultural distances do not matter anymore. However, globalization is a complex phenomenon and its impact to the international trade is not self-evident. [Continues, please see the article]
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher JAFAME
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Japan Academy for Asian Market Economies
dc.subject.other globalization en
dc.subject.other globalisaatio fi
dc.title Is globalization reducing distances between countries? Some empirical evidence from foreign software firms operating in Japan
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-2011111711694
dc.subject.kota 512
dc.contributor.laitos Taloustieteiden tiedekunta (muuttunut Kauppakorkeakouluksi 1.1.2011) fi
dc.contributor.oppiaine Asiantuntijapalvelut fi
jyx.tutka.volyme 12
jyx.tutka.mnumber 1
jyx.tutka.pagetopage 95-101
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.date.updated 2011-11-17T07:41:57Z
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eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/type/status/PeerReviewed

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