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Competitive Advantage of Emerging Market Multinationals

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ISBN-10: 1107659418

ISBN-13: 9781107659414

Edition: 2013

Authors: Peter J. Williamson, Ravi Ramamurti, Afonso Fleury, Maria Tereza Leme Fleury

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Multinationals from the BRIC countries are a new and powerful force in global competition and are challenging the incumbency of much older global companies from the developed world. Emerging market multinationals (EMNEs) now account for a quarter of foreign investment in the world, are a prolific source of innovation and make almost one in three cross-border acquisitions globally. Despite this, traditional theories of international business do not provide a satisfactory explanation of their behaviour or performance. The authors of this book shine new light on the rise of the EMNEs and how they have built a competitive advantage through innovation, novel configurations of their international…    
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Book details

List price: $38.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/4/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 374
Size: 5.59" wide x 9.02" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Ravi Ramamurti is CBA Distinguished Professor of International Business at Northeastern University, Boston.

Innovation and Competitive Advantage
How Brazilian multinationals innovate for competitive advantage
Innovation and competitive advantage of emerging Russian multinationals
Innovation and internationalisation by Indian firms: evolutionary paths since 1990
Competitive advantage of emerging Chinese multinationals: the role of new approaches to innovation
Commentaries on Part I
The contribution of innovation to EMNEs' competitive advantage
Innovation in emerging markets and the rise of emerging market MNEs
Value-Chain Configuration and Competitive Advantage
The international value chain configurations of Brazilian multinationals
In search for competitive advantages of Russian multinationals: value chain configuration and subsidiary roles
The role of value chains and subsidiary management in the internationalisation of Indian firms
Chinese firm internationalisation and global value chain reconfiguration: two exemplars to demonstrate emerging challenges in both practice and theory
Commentaries on Part II
How emerging market multinational companies upgrade capabilities using value chain configuration in advanced economies
Value chain configurations of emerging country multinationals
Mergers and Acquisitions and Competitive Advantage
An analysis of cross-border mergers and acquisitions of Brazilian multinational companies
Developing competitive advantages of Russian multinationals through foreign acquisitions
The role of international M&A in building the competitive advantage of Indian firms
The changing role of cross-border M&A in building Chinese EMNEs' competitive advantage
Commentaries on Part III
Cross-border M&A by the new multinationals: different reasons to 'go global'
Cross-border acquisitions