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CONTENTS Dedication Preface Acknowledgments About the author Maps of South Korea and Mexico Chapter 1 (7,378 words) KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT GLOBALIZATION AND KNOWLEDGE MIGRATION Globalization: Economic Imbalances and Opportunities A Reversal of Economic Fortunes: South Korea and Mexico What is Knowledge Transfer? CONCEPTUAL ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT DEVELOPMENT Growth and Development are Not the Same Knowledge Comes by Many Means Learning Comes at Many Levels Comparative Advantage is a ¿Win-Win¿ Situation ISSUES OF THEORY OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY STRUCTURE OF THE BOOK ENDNOTES Chapter 2 (9,638 words) STAGES OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT CURVES Stage I: Building the Foundation Stage II: Liftoff Stage III: Acceleration Stage IV: Souring Upward CONCLUDING SECTION ENDNOTES Chapter 3 (11, 015 words) NATIONAL STRATEGIES OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER SOUTH KOREA AND THE GUIDING ROLE OF GOVERNMENT MEXICO AND GROWTH OF THE MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY MEXICO¿S DEVELOPMENT TRIANGLE MEXICO¿S REVISED STRATEGY: SQUEEZING THE MAQUILAS MAQUILAS AND THE ILLUSION OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER TECHNOLOGY ¿LEAKAGE¿ Start-Ups Suppliers as Start-Up Companies CEMEX: A MEXICAN STORY OF INDUSTRIAL SUCCESS CONCLUDING SECTION ENDNOTES Chapter 4 (22,853 words) EDUCATIONAL REFORM AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT NATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL TRANSITIONS Adapting the Educational System: South Korea Adapting the Educational System: Mexico INVESTING IN EDUCATION Investing Material Resources Investing in Human Resources Vocational/Technical Education Educating the Rich and the Poor The Quality of Education Educational Decentralization HIGHER EDUCATION AND INVESTMENTS IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Investment in Knowledge Development Two-Year Colleges TNC IMPACT ON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT AND THE INDUSTRIALIZATION PROCESS Mexican Maquila Managers on the Learning Curve Curriculum Changes in Higher Education as a Response to TNC Industries CONCLUDING SECTION ENDNOTES Chapter 5 (9292 words) CONCLUSIONS, ANALYSIS AND LESSONS LEARNED A BRIEF REVIEW THE GLOBALIZATION ENVIRONMENT Push and Pull Forces The Demise of Time and Space Balances and Flexibility in Development KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER CORNERSTONES Individual, Organizational and National Learning The Government Cornerstone The Education Cornerstone The Industry Cornerstone The McDonald¿s Development Model Socio-cultural Cornerstone LESSONS LEARNED ENDNOTES TABLES & FIGURES Table 1.1: Four Tiers of Wages Table 1.2: Foreign Direct Investment Table 1.3: Structure of Economic Output Table 3.1: Evolution of the Maquiladora Industry for Export (1975-2004) Table 3.2 Leading Merchandise Exporters and Importers in Latin America, 2003 Table 4.1: Total Public Expenditures on Education as a % of GNP Table 4.2 Korea & Mexico: Contrasting Key Indicators Table 4.3: Annual Expenditures Per Student Table 4.4: Current and Capital Educational Expenditures Table 4.5: Education and Income Differences Between Richest and Poorest Table 4.6: Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) Table 4.7: Science and Engineering Degrees as a Percentage of Total New Degrees Table 4.8: South Korean Student enrollment Patterns Table 4.9: Science and technology R & D Indicators Figure 1.1: Gross Domestic Product Figure 1.2: GDP Per Capita Figure 1.3: Links Between Technology and Human Development Figure 2.1: Learning and Development Curves Figure 2.2: Development Triangle Figure 2.3: Production Sharing: Transnational Corporations in Mexico Figure 2.4: Stages of Technological Development in South Korea and Mexico Figure 5.1: Globalization Environment Driving Knowledge Transfer Figure 5.2: Balances in Accelerating Development Figure 5.3: Knowledge Transfer Cornerstones ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS (291 words) BIBLIOGRAPHY (2,230 words)
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Economic development -- Effect of education on -- South Korea.
Economic development -- Effect of education on -- Mexico.
International business enterprises -- South Korea.
International business enterprises -- Mexico.