Expatriate managers and MNCï¿½s ability to control international subsidiaries: the case of Japanese MNCs
- Encouraging entrepreneurial activity in multinational corporations. Birkinshaw, Julian // Business Horizons;May/Jun95, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p32
Examines the role of the national subsidiary in multinational corporations (MNC). Organizational response of MNCs to changes in customer demands; Development of a group of global managers; Disadvantages of the world mandate strategy.
- The subsidiaries of multinational enterprises operate regionally, not globally. Nguyen, Quyen T. K. // Multinational Business Review (Emerald Group Publishing Limited);2015, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p328
Purpose â€“ The purpose of this paper is to examine the determinants of home-region strategy of the multinational subsidiary and the impact of such a strategy on its performance. The author draws upon new internalization theory to develop a theory-driven model and empirically tests the...
- FACTORS AFFECTING THE ADOPTION OF HIGH PERFORMANCE WORK SYSTEMS IN FOREIGN SUBSIDIARIES: AN EMPIRICAL INVESTIGATION IN HONG KONG. Ngo Hang-Yue; Foley, Sharon // International Journal of Employment Studies;Oct2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p1
High performance work systems (HPWS) have been increasingly used in multinational corporations (MNCs). Drawing upon institutional theory and alignment theory, we examine the determinants of the adoption of HPWS in foreign subsidiaries of MNCs. Our data were collected via a survey of HR...
- Corporate-sudsidiary relations, local contexts and workplace change in global corporations. Frenkel, Stephen J.; Royal, Carol // Relations Industrielles / Industrial Relations;Winter98, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p154
Presents information on workplace change in two subsidiaries of a multinational corporation (MNC). Look at the variations in subsidiary relations with corporate headquarters; Information on MNCs.
- Does ownership affect firmsï¿½ efficiency? Panel data evidence on Italy. Bottasso, Anna; Sembenelli, Alessandro // Empirical Economics;2004, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p769
This paper provides empirical evidence on the relation between the identity of ultimate owners and technical (in)efficiency by estimating stochastic production frontiers on Italian firm level panel data for twelve manufacturing industries over the 1978-93 period. Privately-owned independent...
- MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISES' LIABILITY FOR THE ACTS OF THEIR OFFSHORE SUBSIDIARIES: THE AFTERMATH OF KIOBEL AND DAIMLER. Ma Ji // Michigan State International Law Review;2015, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p397
Multinational enterprises (MNEs) play a significant role with worldwide subsidiaries in the global economy. MNEs generally dominate agreements with their offshore subsidiaries in promoting their global operations. How to hold MNEs liable for the tortious acts of their offshore subsidiaries is a...
- STOP THE KNOWLEDGE FLOW: KNOWLEDGE PROTECTION INTENSITY OF MNC SUBSIDIARIES. DE FARIA, PEDRO; SOFKA, WOLFGANG; SHEHU, EDLIRA // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings;2014, p514
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of conducting a research to investigate the important role of multinational companies (MNC) subsidiaries in the protection of knowledge.
- Contractual and Cooperative Forms of International Business: Towards a Unified Theory of Modal Choice. Contractor, Farok J. // Management International Review (MIR);1990, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p31
Inter-firm cooperation and contracts comprise distinct strategy alternatives to the internalized expansion of the multinational enterprise (MNE) via fully-owned subsidiaries. This article presents a general theoretical framework for choosing the optimum strategy and shows how the optimum is...
- An integrated model of knowledge transfer from MNC parent to China subsidiary. Wang, Pien; Tong, Tony W.; Koh, Chun Peng // Journal of World Business;May2004, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p168
Based on an empirical study of 62 firms, this paper develops a two-stage model describing knowledge transfer from MNCs to their China subsidiaries. In the first stage, the model proposes factors affecting the extent of knowledge contributed by an MNC to its China subsidiary. In the second stage,...