Multinational Enterprise Theory (Sage Library in Business and Management)

Multinational Enterprise Theory (Sage Library in Business and Management)

By: Jeffrey A. Krug (editor), John D. Daniels (editor)Hardback

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The study of multinational enterprises that invest and control business activities in multiple countries is a cornerstone of international business scholarship. This major work is the first of its kind to collate, in three carefully structured volumes, the key writing of leading researchers of multinational enterprise theory. Selected by two of the most acclaimed and respected academics in the field, the seminal articles in this collection focus on core issues. Volumes include: VOLUME I: The Multinational Enterprise: Defining the Multinational Enterprise, Multinational versus Domestic Firms, Reactive Motivations for Foreign Direct Investment. VOLUME II: Internationalization Process of the MNE: Proactive Motivations for Foreign Direct Investment, The Internationalization Process, Modes of Entry, Emerging MNC Forms. VOLUME III: Organizational Structure and Control: Organizational Structure, Location of Decision Making, Forms of Operations.

About Author

Jeffrey Krug teaches strategic management and international business in the Ph.D., Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate programs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also an adjunct professor of international management at the University of Munster in Germany. He was named Outstanding Instructor of the Year by the University of Illinois Executive MBA program in 2003 and 2000. He also received the Faculty Service Award from the Executive MBA program for his work leading consulting projects in Europe with such companies as Porsche, Volkswagen, Caterpillar, Warsteiner, Deutsche Telekom, BASF, and Bertelsmann. Before entering academia, Dr. Krug was manager of planning & analysis in Latin America for PepsiCo's Kentucky Fried Chicken International division. Krug's research focuses on mergers and acquisition, corporate strategy, corporate governance, top management team effectiveness, and global strategy. His articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management & Governance, Journal of International Management, and other related journals


Volume One The Multinational Enterprise PART ONE: DEFINING THE MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISE (MNE) The Nature and Scope of Multinational Enterprise - Franklin R Root The Multinational Enterprise as an Economic Organization - Richard E Caves PART TWO: MULTINATIONAL VERSUS DOMESTIC FIRMS A: International Diversification Investor Recognition of Corporate International Diversification - Tamir Agmon and Donald R Lessard Investment Performance of U S-Based Multinational Companies - Raj Aggarwal Comments and a Perspective on International Diversification of Real Assets B: Multinationality and Firm Performance Effects of International Diversity and Product Diversity on the Performance of Multinational Firms - Stephen Tallman and Jiatao Li Multinationality and Firm Performance - Ki C Han, Suk Hun Lee and David Y Suk The Evidence from Canadian Firms on Multinational Diversification and Performance - Ike Mathur, Manohar Singh and Kimberly C Gleason The Relationship between Multinationality and the Performance of Taiwan Firms - Yi-Chein Chiang and Tzu-Hui Yu International Diversification and Firm Performance in Mexican Firms - Douglas E Thomas A Curvilinear Relationship? C: Capital Structure Multinational Corporations versus Domestic Corporations - Kwang Chul Lee and Chuck C Y Kwok International Environmental Factors and Determinants of Capital Structure The Determinants of Capital Structure for Australian Multinational and Domestic Corporations - Shumi Akhtar PART THREE: REACTIVE MOTIVATIONS FOR FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) A: Horizontal and Vertical Integration Managing Manufacturing Rationalization within Multinational Companies - Yves L Doz Multinational Enterprises and Wage Costs - Henrik Braconier, Pehr-Johan Norb[um]ack and Dieter Urban Vertical FDI Revisited An Empirical Assessment of the Proximity-Concentration Trade-off between Multinational Sales and Trade - S Lael Brainard B: Resource- and Knowledge-Seeking Motives The Persistance of Distance? The Impact of Technology on MNE Motivations for Foreign Investment - Lilach Nachum and Srilata Zaheer Investing for Strategic Resources and Its Rationale - Ping Deng The Case of Outward FDI from Chinese Companies C: Oligopolistic Reaction Oligopolistic Reactions in European and Canadian Direct Investment in the United States - Edward Brown Flowers D: Agglomeration and Regional Clustering Host Country Characteristics and Agglomeration in Foreign Direct Investment - Pontus Braunerhjelm and Roger Svensson Growth and Agglomeration - Philippe Martin and Gianmarco I P Ottaviano Agglomeration Economies, Firm Heterogeneity and Foreign Direct Investment in the United States - Myles J Shaver and Fredrick Flyer Volume Two Internationalization Process of the MNE PART FOUR: PROACTIVE MOTIVATIONS FOR FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT (FDI) A: Monopolistic Advantage Theory The Influence of Hymer's Dissertation on the Theory of Foreign Direct Investment - John H Dunning and Alan M Rugman The Theory of Direct Investment - Charles P Kindleberger The Efficiency and Welfare Implications of the International Corporation - Harry G Johnson B: Appropriability and Internalization Theories The Theory of the International Firm - John C McManus Information and the Multinational Corporation - Stephen P Magee An Appropriability Theory of Direct Foreign Investment New Theories of the Multinational Enterprise - Alan M Rugman An Assessment of Internalization Theory C: Eclectic Theory The Eclectic (OLI) Paradigm of International Production - John H Dunning Past, Present and Future D: Product Life Cycle (PLC) Theory International Investment and International Trade in the Product Cycle - Raymond Vernon PART FIVE: THE INTERNATIONALIZATION PROCESS A: Risk and Commitment Minimizing the Risks of Moving Abroad - John G McDonald The Internationalization Process of the Firm - Jan Johanson and Jan-Erik Vahlne A Model of Knowledge Development and Increasing Foreign Market Commitments B: Political, Economic and Social Risk The Environmental Determinants of Foreign Direct Manufacturing Investment - Stephen J Kobrin An Ex Post-Empirical Analysis U S Joint Ventures in China - John D Daniels, Jeffrey Krug and Douglas Nigh Motivation and Management of Political Risk New Institutional Economics and FDI Location in Central and Eastern Europe - Robert Grosse and Len J Trevino PART SIX: MODES OF ENTRY A: Entry Mode Choice The Effect of National Culture on the Choice of Entry Mode - Bruce Kogut and Harbir Singh Trade, Foreign Direct Investment or Acquisition - Theo Eicher and Jong Woo Kang Optimal Entry Modes for Multinationals Liability of Foreignness and Entry Mode Choice - Tain-Jy Chen Taiwanese Firms in Europe B: Timing of Entry A Theory of Foreign Investment - H Jalilian Possibility Modes and Timing PART SEVEN: EMERGING MNC FORMS Global Start-ups - Benjamin M Oviatt and Patricia Phillips McDougall Entrepreneurs on a Worldwide Stage Born Global or Gradual Global? Examining the Export Behaviour of Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises - Oystein Moen and Per Servais B: Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SME) SME Internationalization and Performance - Jane W Lu and Paul W Beamish Growth versus Profitability SME Internationalization Research - Mitja Ruzzier, Robert D Hisrich and Bostjan Antoncic Past, Present and Future Volume Three Organizational Structure and Control PART EIGHT: ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE Organizational Structure and the Multinational Strategy - Lawrence E Fouraker and John M Stopford Strategy and Structure - Joachim Wolf and William G Egelhoff Extending the Theory and Integrating the Research on National and International Firms The Influence of Organizational Structure on the Information Received by Corporate Strategists of Multinational Enterprises - Bruce T Lamont et al Interpreting the Impact of Culture on Structure - Kate Walsh The Role of Change Processes Emotional Intelligence - Thomas Sy and Stephanie Cote A Key Ability to Succeed in the Matrix Emerging Structural Patterns within Multinational Corporations - Thomas W Malnight Toward Process-Based Structures PART NINE: KNOWLEDGE FLOWS AND DECISION-MAKING How Do Mulinational Companies Leverage Technological Competencies? Moving from Single to Interdependent Explanations - Morten T Hansen and Bjorn Lovas A New Perspective on the Integration - Responsiveness Pressures Confronting Multinational Firms - Sunil Venaik, David F Midgley and Timothy M Devinney Strategic Upstream and Downstream Considerations for Effective Global Performance Management - Charles M Vance The Management of Information and Managers in Subsidiaries of Multinational Corporations - Lai Hong Chung, Patrick T Gibbons and Herbert P Schoch National Culture, Networks and Individual Influence in a Mulitnational Management Team - Jane E Salk and Mary Yoko Brannen Reinventing Strategies for Emerging Markets - Ted London and Stuart L Hart Beyond the Transnational Model PART TEN: FORMS OF OPERATIONS Attitudes and Motivations - Emile Benoit The Impact of Firm and Industry Characteristics on Technology Licensing - YoungJun Kim Brands across Borders - Chekitan Dev, Krishna M Erramilli and Sanjeev Agarwal Determining Factors in Choosing Franchising of Management Contracts for Entering International Markets Equity Control and the Survival of International Joint Ventures - Jane W Lu and Louis Herbert A Contingency Approach Investors' Resources and Management Participation in International Joint Ventures - Yanni Yan and John Child A Control Perspective Trust across Borders - Srilata Zaheer and Akbar Zaheer

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  • ISBN13: 9781412935135
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1088
  • ID: 9781412935135
  • weight: 2040
  • ISBN10: 141293513X

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