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Trans-nationalisation of a main office in a multinational firm

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  • Fumihiko Isada

    () (Kansai University)

  • Yuriko Isada

    () (Kwansei Gakuin University)

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The purpose of this research is to prove quantitatively whether the transformation of the international business model of a Japanese multinational firm has influenced the trans-nationalisation and diversity in the main office in Japan. Moreover, it is proving quantitatively the influence of the management on the move-in region by trans-nationalisation and diversity of a Japanese main office. According to the previous research, it was traditionally one of the big traits of the personnel system of a Japanese multinational firm that trans-nationalisation of employment does not progress as compared with a European or American company. However, the consciousness of the top managers of a Japanese multinational firm is changing recently. The top managers of Japanese multinational firm recently faced the big transformation of the management environment that an emerging-countries market grows up rapidly, while the Gross Domestic Product of Japan fell to the third in the world. As a research methodology, a questionnaire was given to the multinational firms which has advanced to emerging countries. In conclusion, it was verified that trans-nationalisation of a main office has progressed because the international business model in the emerging countries of a Japanese firm converted. Moreover, it was verified that trans-nationalisation of a main office has promoted the relationship with various stakeholders in an emerging country as an effect on management.

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  • Fumihiko Isada & Yuriko Isada, 2015. "Trans-nationalisation of a main office in a multinational firm," International Journal of Business and Management, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences, vol. 3(4), pages 15-40, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:sek:jijobm:v:3:y:2015:i:4:p:15-40
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    Keywords

    international business model; trans-nationalisation; Japanese multinational firm; emerging country; questionnaire;

    JEL classification:

    • M16 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - International Business Administration
    • M14 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Corporate Culture; Diversity; Social Responsibility
    • M10 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - General

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