Time to Move On? The Impact of Institutions and Economic Crises on Headquarter Mobility

Alfredo Valentino, Phillip Nell, Jasper Hotho, Matteo Giuliano Caroli

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    Resumé

    Building on prior research, we examine theoretically the institutional factors that push top managers to relocate HQ units overseas. To this end, we first discuss how coercive, isomorphic, and normative pressures may differentially affect HQ relocation decisions. Subsequently, we consider how economic crises influence the effects of the institutional factors in our model. We argue that economic crises have a dual effect on the international configuration of HQ activities. First, during times of crisis, we expect firms to react stronger to coercive, isomorphic, and normative pressures. Second, we expect economic crises to decrease the overall institutional quality in a given country context, pushing firms to move out. Our theoretical framework contributes to an improved understanding of how institutional factors influence firm behaviour under varying environmental conditions. Furthermore, we contribute to the literature on the role of economic crises in shaping economic organization.
    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    TitelProceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business
    RedaktørerPatricia McDougall-Covin, Tunga Kiyak
    Udgivelses stedEast Lansing, MI
    ForlagAcademy of International Business
    Publikationsdato2013
    Sider133
    StatusUdgivet - 2013
    BegivenhedAIB 2013 Annual Meeting : Bridging the Divide: Linking IB to Complementary Disciplines and Practice - Sabancı University, Koç University, and Özyeğin University, Istanbul, Tyrkiet
    Varighed: 3 jul. 20136 jul. 2013
    Konferencens nummer: 55
    http://aib.msu.edu/events/2013/

    Konference

    KonferenceAIB 2013 Annual Meeting
    Nummer55
    LokationSabancı University, Koç University, and Özyeğin University
    LandTyrkiet
    ByIstanbul
    Periode03/07/201306/07/2013
    Internetadresse
    NavnAcademy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings
    Vol/bind55
    ISSN2078-4430

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    Valentino, A., Nell, P., Hotho, J., & Caroli, M. G. (2013). Time to Move On? The Impact of Institutions and Economic Crises on Headquarter Mobility. I P. McDougall-Covin, & T. Kiyak (red.), Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business (s. 133). East Lansing, MI: Academy of International Business. Academy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings, Bind. 55
    Valentino, Alfredo ; Nell, Phillip ; Hotho, Jasper ; Caroli, Matteo Giuliano . / Time to Move On? The Impact of Institutions and Economic Crises on Headquarter Mobility. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. red. / Patricia McDougall-Covin ; Tunga Kiyak. East Lansing, MI : Academy of International Business, 2013. s. 133 (Academy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings, Bind 55).
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    Time to Move On? The Impact of Institutions and Economic Crises on Headquarter Mobility. / Valentino, Alfredo ; Nell, Phillip; Hotho, Jasper; Caroli, Matteo Giuliano .

    Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Academy of International Business. red. / Patricia McDougall-Covin; Tunga Kiyak. East Lansing, MI : Academy of International Business, 2013. s. 133 (Academy of International Business. Annual Meeting. Proceedings, Bind 55).

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