Creating a Typology of International Alliances with City-level Distance Measures

Juliane Engsig, Bo Bernhard Nielsen, Paul Chiambaretto, Andry Ramaroson

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskning

Abstrakt

This chapter describes how micro-locational factors affect international alliance formation. The authors focus specifically on the role of global cities, which are studied from a distance perspective. The authors argue that distances must be apprehended not at the country level but at the city level. The chapter is an attempt to provide a better understanding of the complex, multilevel factors that interact when firms select an alliance partner in a particular location. The authors take an explorative methodological approach through a configurational analysis of international alliances made by American companies in 2015. The main contribution is the proposition of a typology of micro-locational characteristics to help understand international alliance formation at a city level
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TitelThe Multiple Dimensions of Institutional Complexity in IB Reseach
RedaktørerAlan Verbeke, Rob Van Tulder, Elizabeth L. Rose, Yingqi Wei
Antal sider28
UdgivelsesstedBingley
ForlagEmerald Group Publishing
Publikationsdato2021
Sider311-338
Kapitel18
ISBN (Trykt)9781800432451
ISBN (Elektronisk)9781800432468
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2021
NavnProgress in International Business Research
Vol/bind15
ISSN1745-8862

Emneord

  • International alliance formation
  • Location choice
  • Partner location
  • Micro-locational factor
  • Global cities
  • Distance measures

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