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International Joint Venture Instability: A Critique of Previous Research, A Reconceptualization, and Directions for Future Research

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  • Aimin Yan

    (Boston University)

  • Ming Zeng

    (INSEAD)

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This paper conducts an in-depth critique of previous research on international joint venture instability by pointing out its major limitations: lack of clear conceptualizations and consistent operationalizations, lack of clarity in the relationship with performance, static focus on the eventual destination rather than developmental processes, and lack of managerial relevance. To overcome these deficiencies, we propose a significant reconceptualization in which instability is defined as a neutral, dynamic, process-based, and multifaceted phenomenon. Directions for future research are provided.© 1999 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (1999) 30, 397–414

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  • Aimin Yan & Ming Zeng, 1999. "International Joint Venture Instability: A Critique of Previous Research, A Reconceptualization, and Directions for Future Research," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 30(2), pages 397-414, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:jintbs:v:30:y:1999:i:2:p:397-414
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