GLOBAL STRATEGIES IN THE AUTOMOBILE INDUSTRY

This paper examines the multinational firm as a learning hierarchy, and presents a model capable of analyzing the spatial organization of multinational firms. The model is based on 2 criteria: the principle of hierarchy; and the degree of hierarchical control. Four types of multinational companies are defined (worldwide, multidomestic, multiregional, and transregional) and the process of internationalization is understood through the way in which firms develop their organizational capabilities. The model is applied to a study of the strategies that have been practiced by U.S., Japanese, and European automobile manufacturers.

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  • Authors:
    • Belis-Bergouignan, M-C
    • Bordenave, G
    • Lung, Y
  • Publication Date: 2000

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  • Accession Number: 00798827
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 24 2000 12:00AM