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Gouvernance contractuelle et cognitive des alliances internationales en R&D


  • Dhikra Chebbi Nekhili

    (Université de Bourgogne)

  • Mehdi Nekhili

    () (Université de Reims Champagne Ardennes Groupe ESC-Troyes)


Notre objectif est d’expliquer le choix des firmes multinationales entre les alliances avec prise de participation et les alliances sans prise de participation pour investir en R&D à l’étranger. Les déterminants du choix peuvent être contractuels ou cognitifs. Nos résultats montrent que les alliances sans prise de participation sont choisies en cas d’une spécificité des actifs et de fréquence moyennes ou faibles des transactions et au cas où les firmes parentes détiennent des capacités en R&D similaires. Nos résultats montrent aussi que les firmes multinationales n’optent pas nécessairement pour les alliances à fort degré d’interdépendance organisationnelle dans un objectif d’exploration des nouvelles ressources. Elles n’optent pas, non plus, pour les alliances sans prise de participation en raison de la complémentarité des ressources détenues avec celles des partenaires.

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  • Dhikra Chebbi Nekhili & Mehdi Nekhili, 2009. "Gouvernance contractuelle et cognitive des alliances internationales en R&D," Working Papers CREGO 1090505, Université de Bourgogne - CREGO EA7317 Centre de recherches en gestion des organisations.
  • Handle: RePEc:dij:wpfarg:1090505

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    R&D; alliances; théorie des coûts de transaction; théories cognitives; alliances; transaction costs theory; Knowledge based view.;

    JEL classification:

    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure

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