Dr. Anikó Magasházi contributed in the article: Visegrád Group Expertise and Position in the Samsung Global Value: A Case Study of Samsung Electronics in the V4 Countries
The article was released in Central European Business Review.
The participation of national V4 electronic industry in global value chains is a source of additional output, in addition to, a driver of technological development and employment. The aim of the study is to analyse whether the V4 region has the expertise capacity to upgrade its position in the electronics GVC integrated into the Samsung company. The analysis is built on the theory of GVC and the methodology of surveying the V4 labour market and education related to engineering. The quantitative results are supplemented with research interviews with Samsung managers and related municipal leaders. The analysis concludes on V4 upgrading opportunities in electronics GVCs determined by expertise.
Keywords: global value chain; global production networks; Samsung Electronics; Visegrad countries; innovation; expertise
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