Transaction costs and the internationalisation of fusiness franchising
- Document type
- Working Paper
- Monye, S
- London South Bank University
- Date of publication
- 1 February 1997
- Centre for International Business Studies Working Papers
- Small business & enterprise: the practicalities of running a small business and the theory of entrepreneurship, Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Business and management
- Material type
This paper argues that the costs of overseas operation may be higher in direct foreign investment than in franchising and that the latter is a form of organisation in which arms-length associates can be effectively monitored and controlled without the need for substantial direct investment.
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