Multinationals and Institutional Competitiveness

Peer Hull Kristensen, Glenn Morgan

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Abstract

This article discusses how institutional competitiveness and multinationals are mutually enriching concepts. Seen from the perspective of Multinationals, institutional competitiveness becomes expressed at two levels. At the level of corporate HQs institutional competitiveness proves itself by forming firms capable of expanding internationally. At the level of subsidiaries as providing institutional back up for these firms' abilities to fight for survival and growth within the frame of rivalling subsidiaries of the MNC. The article discusses at these two levels the comparative institutional competitiveness of Liberal Market Economies and Coordinated Markets Economies under the current competitive regime.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationKøbenhavn
PublisherDepartment of Business and Politics. Copenhagen Business School
Number of pages36
ISBN (Print)8791690315
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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