Strategies of Italian firms in Romania. Evidence from selected case studies
AbstractThe aim of this paper is to analyze the internationalization of Italian firms in Romania, operating in the sectors of footwear, furniture and industrial refrigeration. After describing and quantifying the internationalization process between Veneto and Romania, we discuss for each of the sectors, the changes that occurred in the organisation of the production processes within the firms, and particularly how such processes have been fragmented. This article draws on numerous case studies, posits different models of value chain governance, and discusses their implications for regional development and sustainability
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Date of creation: 28 Sep 2009
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Internationalization; Romania; Italy; Organization of Production;
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- Florentina Constantin & Giovanna Giusti & Giuseppe Tattara, 2010. "Strategies of Italian Firms in Romania: Evidence from Selected Case Studies," Transition Studies Review, Springer, vol. 16(4), pages 829-847, February.
- L67 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Other Consumer Nondurables
- F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
- L23 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Organization of Production
- L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
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- NEP-ALL-2009-10-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2009-10-17 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-SBM-2009-10-17 (Small Business Management)
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