volume 23, issue 3, P224-247 2015
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2014-0020
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Michael W. Hansen, Wencke Gwozdz

Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolution in subsidiary performance and the factors influencing this performance based on a unique database of approximately 800 multi-national company (MNC) subsidiaries in developing countries. Developed-country multi-national companies (MNCs) are increasingly establishing subsidiaries in developing countries. The potential gains are high; however, so are the risks. While the issue of subsidiary performance should be at the…

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