QUT ePrints

Internationalization of Chinese and Korean firms

Yang, Xiaohua, Lim, Yong Taek, Sakurai, Yuka, & Seo, Sun-Yea (2009) Internationalization of Chinese and Korean firms. Thunderbird International Business Review, 51(1), pp. 37-51.

View at publisher

Abstract

This article compares and contrasts the growth of Chinese and Korean multinational enterprises (MNEs). The article identifies the similarities and differences between Chinese and Korean MNEs in terms of motivations for internationalization, expansion strategies, and paths. The goal of this article is to contribute to the literature by shifting focus on host-country conditions to home-country conditions in explaining the drivers for firms' internationalization. We conclude that firms are motivated to expand abroad when faced with domestic competitive disadvantages resulting from absence or deficiency of one or more of Porter's Diamond attributes in their domestic market. Implications for further studies are also explored.

Impact and interest:

15 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 26577
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: The definitive version is available at www3.interscience.wiley.com
Keywords: International Business, China, Korea, MNE
DOI: 10.1002/tie.20243
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > International Business (150308)
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 WileyInterScience
Deposited On: 03 Aug 2009 15:28
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:21

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page