An increasingly connected world and a strong digital economy have made it easier for multinational companies to have investments in multiple countries. This investment, where the company buys a controlling stake in a foreign company, is known as foreign direct … Continue reading The Effect of Investing in Foreign Countries to Pay Lower Taxes on Economic Productivity
By J Katherine Bahr Transformative technology has remade global business structures time and time again. With the Industrial Revolution, dispersed cottage industries became centralized production hubs. In the 20th century, communication and transportation advances expanded markets and supply chains across the … Continue reading What Globalization Looks Like in the Digital Business Era
A new study identifies the growing need for business leaders to consider the broad implications of choosing where to put down roots as the world shifts toward a knowledge-based economy. By Sarah Steimer You take the time to know your customer, … Continue reading Making the Case for Business Leaders to Understand Locational Strategy
New research finds conflictive relations between two countries can negatively affect acquisition efforts. By Sarah Steimer Policy risk has a negative effect on whether firm acquisitions are completed, but the strength of that effect depends on how positive, negative, or ambivalent … Continue reading Considering an Acquisition in a Foreign Country? Watch Home-Host Country Relations
by Dovev Lavie, Randy Lunnan, and Binh Minh T. Truong Managers consider alliances and acquisitions as alternative choices for creating value, yet a recent study reveals that the value of a firm’s alliances depends on its alliance partners’ subsequent acquisitions … Continue reading Why Should Managers Care About Their Alliance Partner’s Acquisitions?