The Regional Focus of Asian Multinational Enterprises
AbstractIn recent issues of this journal a debate has raged concerning the appropriate nature of academic research in the Asia Pacific region. In keeping with the expressed desire for both rigor and regional relevance in this research, we wish to demonstrate a strong commonality between the performance of large Asian firms and others from Europe and North America. The large Asian firms mostly operate on an intra-regional basis. It has been assumed that the path to success for Asian firms is globalization, yet we show that the literature supporting this is confined to a handful of unrepresentative case studies.
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Date of creation: 2007
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Publication status: Published in Asia Pacific Journal of Management, 2007
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Asian multinationals; regional strategy; internationalization; bibliometric analysis; firm-specific advantages;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2007-03-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2007-03-10 (Business Economics)
- NEP-CSE-2007-03-10 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-SEA-2007-03-10 (South East Asia)
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