DOI: 10.1108/mbr-02-2020-0036
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Naoki Ando

Abstract: Purpose This study aims to explore how a change in the staffing configuration of foreign subsidiaries affects subsidiary performance by focusing on staffing localization. Design/methodology/approach The relationship between localization and subsidiary performance is analyzed from the perspective of human capital. Hypotheses are tested using a panel data set of foreign direct investment by Japanese multinational enterprises. Findings The analysis demonstrates that localization has a positive effect on subs…

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