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A hostage theory of joint ventures: why do Japanese investors choose partial over full acquisitions to enter the United States?

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  • Chen, Shih-Fen S.
  • Hennart, Jean-Francois

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  • Chen, Shih-Fen S. & Hennart, Jean-Francois, 2004. "A hostage theory of joint ventures: why do Japanese investors choose partial over full acquisitions to enter the United States?," Journal of Business Research, Elsevier, vol. 57(10), pages 1126-1134, October.
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