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Micro-political games in the multinational corporation: The case of mandate change

Dörrenbächer, C and Geppert, M (2009) Micro-political games in the multinational corporation: The case of mandate change Management Revue, 20 (4). pp. 373-391.

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Micro-political conflicts associated with corporate internationalization have been neglected by and large in the literature so far. Despite early consideration by the behavioral theory of internationalization, the specific strength of a micro-political approach, i.e. combining actors’ idiosyncratic action with structural and institutional constraints, remained more or less unused in studies on corporate internationalization. Screening the relevant literature, discussing the strengths of micro-political approaches and proposing mandate changes in multinational corporations as an particularly interesting empirical field, the paper also outlines for some directions for further research into the micro-politics of multinational corporations.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences > Surrey Business School
Authors :
Dörrenbächer, C
Geppert, M
Date : 2009
DOI : 10.1688/1861-9908_mrev_2009_04_Doerrenbaecher
Additional Information : © Rainer Hampp Verlag,
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2012 12:38
Last Modified : 31 Oct 2017 14:36

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