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Factors affecting global integration of Chinese multinationals in Australia: A qualitative analysis

Fan, Di and Zhu, Cherrie Jiuhua and Nyland, Chris (2012) Factors affecting global integration of Chinese multinationals in Australia: A qualitative analysis. International Business Review, 21 (1). pp. 13-26. ISSN 0969-5931

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Abstract

This study utilizes cross-level and in-depth interviews to extend empirical and conceptual studies that have identified the factors underlying the choices made by OECD based multinational enterprises (MNEs) when determining their approach to global integration. The study examines the applicability of these factors in the context of Chinese MNEs with operations in Australia. In so doing, it pioneers the use of qualitative methods to determine which factors affect emerging market MNEs’ global integration and how these elements function and interrelate. Furthermore, the study contributes to theory-building by classifying the factors affecting global integration into organizational, industrial, and environmental groupings. The implications of this study are drawn from the data analysis and directions for future studies are advanced.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID23856, Chinese multinationals, Chinese MNEs, global integration, reclassification and perception analysis
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
SEO Classification > 970115 Expanding Knowledge in Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2012 07:00
Last Modified: 20 Sep 2012 04:19
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9228
DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2011.03.005
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