The process of firm establishment in less developed and loosely structured markets : a case study of two Swedish firms in Kenya / Desalegn Abraha and Syeda-Masooda Mukhtar

Abraha, Desalegn and Mukhtar, Syeda-Masooda (2002) The process of firm establishment in less developed and loosely structured markets : a case study of two Swedish firms in Kenya / Desalegn Abraha and Syeda-Masooda Mukhtar. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship, 9 (1). pp. 85-108. ISSN 0128-7494

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Abstract

While much attention has been paid to the study of estabhshment processes of MNCs within developed countries, researchers have largely ignored the developing country perspective. As a result, understanding of such processes within the developing country context remains relatively limited. Against this background, this paper endeavors to explore the salient features of the estabhshment processes of two Swedish firms, SKF and Alfa-Laval, in Kenya using the network approach. In view of its findings, the paper concludes with specific policy measures for both MNCs and governments of developing countries.

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Abraha, DesalegnUNSPECIFIED
Mukhtar, Syeda-MasoodaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial Management > New business enterprises
Divisions: Malaysian Entrepreneurship Development Centre (MEDEC)
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship
ISSN: 0128-7494
Volume: 9
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 85-108
Item ID: 11428
Uncontrolled Keywords: MNC, Establishment process, Kenya
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 08:49
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/11428

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