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The cross-cultural impact on organizational learning: A comparative study between China and the Netherlands

Frontiers of Business Research in ChinaSelected Publications from Chinese Universities20082:356

Received: 30 January 2008

Published: 30 July 2008


Based on the theory of cross-cultural management and organizational learning, this paper comparatively analyzes the role of culture differences between China and the Netherlands in organizational learning processes, climate, and capabilities. Three propositions are proposed to help multinational corporations (MNCs) build learning-oriented subsidiaries in China.


organizational learningcross-culturecomparative study