volume 23, issue 1, P77-86 2015
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-02-2015-0008
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Pavida Pananond

Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper explains how the framework on motives of foreign direct investment (FDI) needs to be rethought when analyzing emerging market multinational enterprises (EMNEs). It argues that the weak position of emerging market firms and their interdependent relationship with lead firms in global value chains (GVCs) modify the selection of internationalization motives. Design/methodology/approach – Th…

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