A Simultaneous Examination of Outsourcing and Location Choices: Implications for the Theory of the Firm

Michael J. Leiblein, Marcus M. Larsen, Torben Pedersen

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    Abstrakt

    This paper simultaneously evaluates factors affecting decisions regarding the organization and location of economic activity. The paper uses data from a comprehensive sample of exchanges involving public and private global semiconductor firms over the 1990 to 2005 time period. The paper accounts for the possibility that a similar set of factors may simultaneously affect organizational- and location-decisions. The findings indicate that these decisions are highly inter-dependent, that exchange- and locational-factors are associated with both organizational- and location-decisions, and suggest that organizational- and location-decisions are at least partially substitutable.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelProceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business : Local Contexts in Global Business
    RedaktørerKlaus Meyer, Tunga Kiyak
    UdgivelsesstedEast Lansing, MI
    ForlagAcademy of International Business
    Publikationsdato2014
    Sider17
    StatusUdgivet - 2014
    BegivenhedAIB 2014 Annual Meeting : Local Context in Global Business - Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, Canada
    Varighed: 23 jun. 201426 jun. 2014
    Konferencens nummer: 56
    http://aib.msu.edu/events/2014/

    Konference

    KonferenceAIB 2014 Annual Meeting
    Nummer56
    LokationWestin Bayshore
    LandCanada
    ByVancouver
    Periode23/06/201426/06/2014
    Internetadresse
    NavnAcademy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings
    Vol/bind56
    ISSN2078-4430

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