yamamura, eiji (2008): Effect of Linguistic Heterogeneity on Technology Transfer: An Economic Study of FIFA Football Rankings.
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This paper used the Fédération International de Football Association (FIFA) world ranking points data to examine how linguistic heterogeneity has an impact on technology transfer from the most developed countries. The major findings are: (1) the learning effect from the most developed countries on team performance i s larger for developing countries than for developed countries. (2) Linguistic heterogeneity has a detrimental effect on technology transfer for the developed countries but not for the developing countries. The results presented here are interpreted as implying that the importance of common and proper comprehension of team strategy among members, which is hampered by linguistic heterogeneity, in improving team performance, depends upon the development stage.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Effect of Linguistic Heterogeneity on Technology Transfer: An Economic Study of FIFA Football Rankings.|
|Keywords:||FIFA, Football, Technology transer, Heterogeneity|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O19 - International Linkages to Development; Role of International Organizations
L - Industrial Organization > L8 - Industry Studies: Services > L83 - Sports; Gambling; Recreation; Tourism
Z - Other Special Topics > Z1 - Cultural Economics; Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology > Z13 - Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology; Social and Economic Stratification
|Depositing User:||eiji yamamura|
|Date Deposited:||06. Sep 2008 09:19|
|Last Modified:||21. Mar 2014 19:58|
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