An Evolutionary Analysis of Subsidiary Innovation and 'Reverse' Transfer in Multinational Companies

Mo Yamin, Fred N Burton (Editor), Malcolm Chapman (Editor), Adam Cross (Editor)

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The fifth volume of the Academy of International Business Series concentrates on three crucial areas of International Business: organizational issues across multinational enterprises, international market entry strategy and emerging markets. It examines theory and practice in parent-subsidiary relationships, in host country and MNE interactions, and in the organizational response of international business to dynamics in the global economy. // Opening Chapter; J.H.Dunning / PART ONE: SUBSIDIARIES AND THEIR STRATEGIES / Host-Country Technological and Scientific Collaborations of MNE Subsidiaries; M.Papanastassiou & R.D.Pearce / US MNC Affiliates in the UK: A Special Relationship?; J.H.Taggart / On the Duration Dependence of MNE Investment; R.Mudambi / Transfer of HRM Practices across Cultures : An American Company in Scotland; M.Tayeb / An Evolutionary Analysis of Subsidiary Innovation and 'Reverse' Transfer in Multinational Companies; M.Yamin / PART TWO: TRANSACTION COSTS/ENTRY STRATEGIES / Strategic Motives and Selection Criteria in International Joint Ventures: Perspectives of UK Firms and Foreign Firms; K.Glaister / Internalization and Multinational Banking; P.C.M.Fu / A Qualitative Meta-Analysis of Performance Measures and Factors Affecting International Joint Venture Performance; M.F.Boersma & P.N.Ghauri / A Proposed Solution to the Transnational Structure Paradox; W.Sleeman, K.D.Brouthers & L.E.Brouthers / Communication Costs and the Boundaries of the Multinational Enterprise; M.Casson & N.Wadeson / PART THREE: EMERGING MARKETS / Enforcement Costs and Co-operative Strategy in Emerging Business Systems; C.J.Choi, S.H.Lee & C.Millar / Employee Ownership and Employment: The Case of Russian Privatized Firms; G.Sharpley, T.Buck, I.Filatotchev & M.Wright / Segmenting the Market. An 'Old' Approach that Holds 'New' Promise for the FDI-Attraction Process in Developing Countries; E.J.Coyne / Globalization and the Convergence of National Business Systems; H.Radice / Cultural Compatibility in International Acquisitions; R.Schoenberg
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational business organization: subsidiary management, entry strategies and emerging markets
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherMacMillan Press
ISBN (Print)0333734424
Publication statusPublished - 1999


  • International business enterprises, Congresses
  • Subsidiary corporations
  • Strategic planning


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