volume 25, issue 4, P307-327 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-11-2016-0041
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Yigang Pan

Abstract: Purpose The study conceptualizes how firms’ strategic motives interact with the heterogeneity of host country institutional environments in determining the subsidiary ownership. The author hypothesizes and tests two interaction effects. The study found that firms with market-seeking motives are more affected by the heterogeneity of host country institutional environments, while firms with resource-seeking motives are less affected by the heterogeneity. The empirical findings are based on a sample of overseas …

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