The dark side of foreign subsidiary socialization: Lessons from the analysis of 7 Japanese multinationals in emerging country
AbstractOrganizational socialization is the learning process of its specific culture and value. Foreign subsidiary socialization has been considered as a useful approach in transferring home basefs knowledge. But it has the potential risk that socialized foreign subsidiaries are not able to adjust to the business environment in their countries, because home basefs culture is basically suitable not for foreign country environment but for home one. From 7 Japanese MNCfs subsidiary in emerging country, we describe the actual situation of socialization effects, and we theorize that phenomenon as a socialization dilemma in MNCfs foreign subsidiary.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Osaka University, Graduate School of Economics and Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP) in its series Discussion Papers in Economics and Business with number 14-16.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2014
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Organizational socialization; foreign subsidiary; emerging country; knowledge transfer; knowledge creation;
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