Multinationals, Social Agency and Institutional Change; Variation by Sector

Mike Geppert, Graham Hollinshead

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Multinational corporations (MNCs) operate at a crossroads of countervailing influences, While headquarters are typically embedded in the institutional settings of their home country, subsidiaries tend to internalize regulative and cognitive frames in their own national and regional contexts. MNCs now frequently assume highly diffuse global structures, operating across regionally dispersed horizontal and vertical networks, thereby exposing them to a global mosaic of societal, institutional and socio- economic influences. Moreover, MNCs are subjected to regulative effects emanating from transnational regulation
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-199
Number of pages5
JournalCompetition & Change
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2014


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