Emerging Markets Strategies

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Local firms should balance market and nonmarket strategies when facing foreign direct investment competition

A new study published in the Global Strategy Journal helps in better understanding how local firms in emerging markets build and deploy political connections when they face inward foreign direct…

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How Entrepreneurs Develop Diverse Social Ties, even in Divided Societies

Social networks provide entrepreneurs with invaluable resources, from finding funding and building a customer base to sourcing suppliers and specialists. The right social network not only reduces start-up risk, but…

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GSJ: The Effect of Investing in Foreign Countries to Pay Lower Taxes on Economic Productivity

An increasingly connected world and a strong digital economy have made it easier for multinational companies to have investments in multiple countries. This investment, where the company buys a controlling…

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GSJ: New Study Finds Electoral Uncertainty Threatens International Investment at Companies with Government Ties

In emerging countries, where the differences between political parties are considerable, elections often bring sweeping policy changes, even when the incumbents remain in power. This electoral uncertainty creates challenges for…

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Strategic Management of Fault Lines, Contradictions, and Divergences

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Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises Should be Taken More Seriously, a Recent SMS Collection Argues

by Matthias Wenzel, Leuphana University of L√ľneburg, Germany History shows us that many multinational enterprises originate in Western industrial economies. Yet, these enterprises are not alone anymore. Huawei, TikTok, and…

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Meeting the Needs of SMEs in the Emerging Market Context

by Juliet Oriaifo, Rui Torres de Oliveira and Kimberly M. Ellis Emerging markets are known for their undeveloped market-based institutions. In these markets, firms, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs),…

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Strategic Responses to Crisis

A Virtual Special Issue edited by Matthias Wenzel, Sarah Stanske, and Marvin Lieberman Currently, the pandemic crisis is affecting the lives of people and organizations around the world. As the…

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