volume 23, issue 3, P188-199 2015
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2015-0023
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Jenny Hillemann, Alain Verbeke

Abstract: Purpose – This paper aims to apply internalization theory in the context of economic efficiency-driven institutions interacting with societal institutions that pursue broader goals. Design/methodology/approach – The analysis builds upon Buckley and Boddewyn’s (2015, this issue) recent work on the perceived need for multinational enterprises (MNEs) to supply public goods outside of their sphere of technical competences. Th…

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