Is there a liability of foreignness in ECCs sector?: an empirical research of MNE ECCs in China

Is there a liability of foreignness in ECCs sector?: an empirical research of MNE ECCs in China
Document type
Conference Paper
Author(s)
Zeng, Maggie; Loon, Mark; Simpson, Colin
Publisher
British Academy of Management
Date of publication
9 September 2014
Series
British Academy of Management Conference Proceedings 2014
Subject(s)
Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
Collection
Business and management
Material type
Reports

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[Authors' original abstract]

Owning to the unique characteristic of ECCs, many scholars argued that ECCs may experience liability of foreignness” to a lesser degree” ( Kotha, et al., 2001; Luo et al, 2005). Such assertation about ECCs provokes the question whether traditional internationalization rules still can be applied to the ECCs industry (Petersen et al, 2002). This paper will draw on the institutional view theory to explore and identify whether ECCs experience the liability of foreignness in emerging economy? If the answer is yes, what are the institutional factors influences ECCs performance in emerging economy.

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