Strategic Divisionalization, Product Differentiation and International Competition
AbstractIn this note we construct a simple international differentiated duopoly model that involves a divisionalization decision. It will be shown that the number of third market divisions of a parent firm with a cost advantage is relatively large. The results imply that the cost competitiveness of one country’s firm will be magnified through divisionalization decisions.
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divisionalization; product differentiation; cost competitiveness;
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