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Internationalisation et nouvelles implantations des firmes multinationales : le processus séquentiel du modèle d'Uppsala est-il toujours d'actualité ?

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  • Cheriet, F.

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Our paper aims to discuss the relevance of the Uppsala model of firms' internationalization in the current context of globalization. After analyzing the "stages" construction of the U model, we present an overview of main results of empirical studies testing U model hypothesis'. Thus, the empirical validation studies are confronted with critical analysis of its basic concepts'. Finally, we discuss further application to multinational firms' location and entry analysis and many possible extensions of the U model. ...French Abstract : L'objet de cet article est de discuter de la pertinence du modèle d'Uppsala de l'internationalisation des firmes dans le contexte actuel de globalisation. Après avoir analysé la construction " étapiste " du modèle, nous présenterons une synthèse des résultats des principales études empiriques ayant testé ses hypothèses. Ainsi, les validations empiriques du modèle seront confrontées aux analyses critiques de ses notions de base. Enfin, nous discuterons de son application à l'analyse de l'implantation des firmes multinationales ainsi que des nombreuses extensions possibles du modèle.

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  • Cheriet, F., 2010. "Internationalisation et nouvelles implantations des firmes multinationales : le processus séquentiel du modèle d'Uppsala est-il toujours d'actualité ?," Working Papers MOISA 201005, UMR MOISA : Marchés, Organisations, Institutions et Stratégies d'Acteurs : CIHEAM-IAMM, CIRAD, INRA, Montpellier SupAgro - Montpellier, France.
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    Keywords

    INTERNATIONALIZATION; NEW ENTRY; MULTINATIONAL ENTERPRISE; UPPSALA MODEL; INTERNATIONALISATION; IMPLANTATION; FIRME MULTINATIONALE; MODELE D'UPPSALA;

    JEL classification:

    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • M16 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - International Business Administration
    • L22 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Organization and Market Structure
    • L24 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Contracting Out; Joint Ventures

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