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. Joint Venture

NEIL M. KAY

in Pattern in Corporate Evolution

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199242115
eISBN:
9780191697005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199242115.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

This chapter introduces and develops a set of principles for analysing the development of collaborative activity. These principles are useful in helping to develop an efficiency rationale for the ... More


Joint ventures

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Joint ventures are a flexible organizational form, to which the partners may bring different contributions, in different forms, tangible and intangible; the interests of the partners are ... More


International Strategic Alliances

Andrew Inkpen and Kannan Ramaswamy

in Global Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Advantage across Borders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167207
eISBN:
9780199789825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167207.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter examines the nature of alliances with an emphasis on collaborative arrangements that create mutual benefits for the partners. Although once considered peripheral to competitive strategy, ... More


Building the Network: The Role of Telecommunications Equipment Companies *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter focuses on the country's telecommunications equipment manufacturing industries, and assesses the way industrial policy shaped them. It considers both Chinese and foreign-invested ... More


The Second Pillar: Contractual Arrangements

Joseph A. McCahery and Erik P. M. Vermeulen

in Corporate Governance of Non-Listed Companies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199203406
eISBN:
9780191707780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199203406.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter shows that hybrid business vehicles usually offer firms the freedom to contractually establish the rights and obligations within their organizational structure, which accounts for the ... More


Joint Ventures

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Joint ventures (JVs) serve as a means for staggered divestment or acquisition because they lessen the chances of loss by diverging firms and minimize risk by acquiring firms. JVs involve contractual ... More


Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Mark Casson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book looks at international economic performance at the end of the 20th century. The book explores in particular performance issues connected with international business. It focuses especially ... More


Joint Criminal Ventures and Murder

Jeremy Horder

in Homicide and the Politics of Law Reform

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199561919
eISBN:
9780191743306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561919.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter defends the law commission's proposals for liability for homicide arising from a joint criminal venture. It defends the common law view, namely that when someone foresees that another ... More


Foreign Entry Strategies

Sea-Jin Chang

in Multinational Firms in China: Entry Strategies, Competition, and Firm Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687077
eISBN:
9780191766923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687077.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Chapter 2 examines multinational firms’ strategies in China. Multinational firms do not appreciate forced joint ventures. Thus, they refused to import their sophisticated technology and/or brands ... More


Telecommunications Competition in the 1990s and 2000s

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter asks whether companies owned by the state actually effectively compete with each other. A major potential problem with the shielding effect of industrial policy is that state-owned or ... More


Telecommunications in Shanghai: A Case Focus on the Municipal Government's Role *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the ways a key city in China, namely Shanghai, built both its telecommunications infrastructure and operations services. It highlights the policy process at the municipal level ... More


Research Partnerships: Organizational Structures for Innovative Efficiency

Albert N Link and Jamie R. Link

in Government as Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195369458
eISBN:
9780199871018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter describes the research joint venture (RJV) organizational structure through which government acts as entrepreneur. Public and private organizations participate in RJVs, and public ... More


 Heterogeneity: The Many Kinds of Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations and Their Disparate Effects

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Given the book's pivotal argument that there is no “one size fits all” model of either MNCs or FDI, this chapter presents a lengthy analysis and description of the many distinct forms that they take. ... More


China

Huiping Li and John Cantwell

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646005
eISBN:
9780199949977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646005.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

This chapter begins by describing the evolution of foreign direct investment (FDI) in China, and the types of innovative firms in China. From a typology of the most significant forms of innovative ... More


Recent Trends in International Business

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The conventional economic theory can thoroughly explain the growth of horizontally integrated multinational companies during the 1950s and the 1960s. However, this theory is not rich enough to ... More


Cooperation: Case Studies

Ruben Lee

in What is an Exchange?: Automation, Management, and Regulation of Financial Markets

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198297048
eISBN:
9780191685309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198297048.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Political Economy

In order to illustrate the factors that influence how and why exchanges cooperate with each other this chapter presents some case studies of various cooperative linkages, joint projects, and also one ... More


Of Doctors and Hospitals: Setting the Analytical Framework for Managing and Regulating the Relationship

James F. Blumstein

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.007
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter considers the integration of (i) physician services and (ii) the institutional and economic interests of hospitals. These issues provide a vehicle for addressing the institutional ... More


Mergers

John Kay

in Foundations of Corporate Success: How Business Strategies Add Value

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198289883
eISBN:
9780191718205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019828988X.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Mergers can add value when they enable distinctive capabilities to be exploited more widely or more effectively. However, as it is most often the case, mergers and alliances are the result of ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Mark Casson

in Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The concluding chapter of the book argues that adopting a systems view in analysing production is helpful in understanding the new division of labor, and that identifying the physical aspects, ... More


System Reshapes the Corporation: Joint Ventures in the Bay Area Rapid Transit System, 1962–1972

Glenn Bugos

in Systems, Experts, and Computers: The Systems Approach in Management and Engineering, World War II and After

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262082853
eISBN:
9780262275873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262082853.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses joint ventures and how federal regulation shaped the contours of its growth in each decade following 1950. Joint ventures were less popular and very rare before 1950; companies ... More


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