volume 28, issue 4, P521-547 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-04-2019-0027
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Christoph Barmeyer, Volker Stein, Jenny Marie Eberhardt

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to investigate the central roles, functions and competences of third-country nationals (TCNs) in intercultural boundary spanning in multinational corporations (MNCs): Why are TCNs particularly important for reducing complexity at the overlapping functional, geographic and external boundaries of MNCs with their related interferences and which role do they play as boundary spanners in cross-boundary collaboration? Design/methodology/approach After introducing the theoretical background…

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