Establishing A Successful Sino-Foreign Equity Joint Venture: The Singapore Experience

Wang, Pien; Wee, Chow Hou
October 1999
Journal of World Business;Fall99, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p287
Academic Journal
Based on the findings of a questionnaire survey of 132 Sino-Singaporean equity joint ventures (EJVs) and personal interviews of senior level executives from 35 firms involved in EJVs, this paper analyzed four issues: first, criteria employed by Singaporean firms to select their prospective Chinese partners; second, relationships between Singaporean parent firms' ownership, their right to appoint officers to key EJV positions, their level of control over EJVs, and their satisfaction level with EJV performance; third, relationships between Singaporean and Chinese partners; last, strategies employed by Singaporean parent firms to run their EJV operations.


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