Yamamura, Eiji (2010): Effect of Linguistic Heterogeneity on Technology Transfer: An Economic Study of FIFA Football Rankings.
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This paper used Fédération Internationale 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 were that the learning effect from the most developed countries on team performance is larger for developing countries than for developed ones, and that linguistic heterogeneity has a detrimental effect on technology transfer for developed but not developing countries. The results presented here are interpreted to imply that the importance of common and proper comprehension of team strategy among members, which improves team performance but is hampered by linguistic heterogeneity, depends on the stage of development.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Effect of Linguistic Heterogeneity on Technology Transfer: An Economic Study of FIFA Football Rankings|
|Keywords:||FIFA raking, Technology transfer, Linguistic heterogeneity|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, 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 ; Restaurants ; 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:||04. Dec 2010 01:19|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 00:21|
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