By J Katherine Bahr Typically, a company with state ownership in an emerging country has a reasonable guarantee to key resources. But what happens when government’s priorities change? A new study in the Global Strategy Journal finds that in a … Continue reading How do Elections Change Business Strategies for State-owned Companies in Emerging Countries?
A stable economic and political environment is necessary for firms to feel secure while making long-term investment decisions, such as those related to investing in foreign countries (also known as foreign direct investment or FDI). Any threat to change legislative … Continue reading The Impact of Populism on Multinational Corporations’ Investment Decisions
Firms that have their roots in selling non-physical digital products, also known as “born digital firms,” can establish an international presence without ever physically setting foot in another country. But experience shows that many born digital firms are still choosing … Continue reading Why “Born Digital Firms” Should Have a Physical Presence in Foreign Markets
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