One of these things is not like the others: What contributes to dissimilarity among MNE subsidiaries’ political strategy?
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We study why multinational enterprise (MNE) subsidiaries adopt dissimilar political strategies, and seek to advance the understanding of international political strategy from an MNE parent-subsidiary perspective.
Drawing on the MNE parent-subsidiary literature, we contend factors at the subsidiary, corporate, and host country levels contribute to subsidiary political strategy dissimilarity. We test our hypotheses with a sample of U.S. MNE subsidiaries within Western Europe.
KeywordsForeign Direct Investment Host Country Multinational Enterprise Foreign Subsidiary Political Strategy
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