Chapter

Crossing borders

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272099
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602184 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272093.003.0006
 Crossing borders

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This chapter examines the strategies firms have used to exploit and enhance their competitive advantage by crossing borders. It begins with corporate strategies for entering and existing countries. It then turns to collaborative strategies with other firms. Finally, the role of subsidiaries in the evolutions of multinationals is considered.

Keywords: multinational; cross-border mergers and acquisitions; foreign markets; corporate strategies; subsidiaries

Chapter.  9269 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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