volume 25, issue 1, P11-27 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-04-2015-0013
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Jakob Lauring, Poul Houman Andersen, Marianne Storgaard, Hanne Kragh

Abstract: Purpose-Inter-unit conflict in MNCs is an important and well-researched theme. However, while most studies have focused on open conflicts acknowledged by both headquarters and subsidiaries, much less research has dealt with low intensity conflicts caused by power asymmetries. Still, low intensity conflicts can be highly damagingnot least because they are rarely resolved. Thus, we set out to identify why and in which form low intensity conflict develops, as perceived by low power subsidiary representatives, in …

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