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?
by Matthias Wenzel, Leuphana University of Lüneburg, Germany History shows us that many multinational enterprises originate in Western industrial economies. Yet, these enterprises are not alone anymore. Huawei, TikTok, and WeChat are just a few examples of “emerging market multinational … Continue reading Emerging Market Multinational Enterprises Should be Taken More Seriously, a Recent SMS Collection Argues
By Henry Lopez-Vega and Nicolette Lakemond The rise and downfall of well-known EMNEs has raised interest in understanding how these firms build and destroy innovation capabilities. Even though investments in R&D, manufacturing, and acquisition of global innovation capabilities played a … Continue reading Open and nonmarket strategies for innovation capability building in emerging markets