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The Omnipotent MNC – A Review and Discussion

Pihl, Håkan LU and Paulsson, Alexander LU (2014) In Orchestration of the Global Network Organization 27. p.213-233
Abstract
Until the late 1990s researcher described a new strategy and organization for MNCs. The new MNC was omnipotent in character, striving for many new competitive advantages. This paper reviews the literature and synthesizes the ideas behind this Omnipotent MNC. General themes and key organizational characteristics are identified. A survey among large Swedish companies illustrate that many of the identified changes has occurred during recent years. Finally, we discuss why this kind of research more or less vanished.
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new MNC organization/strategy, Transnational, Integrated network
in
Orchestration of the Global Network Organization
editor
Torben, Pedersen; Markus, Venzin; Timothy M., Devinney; Laszlo, Tihanyi; ; ; and
volume
27
pages
213 - 233
publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
external identifiers
  • scopus:84904649175
ISSN
1571-5027
0747-7929
ISBN
9781783509539
DOI
10.1108/S1571-502720140000027028
language
English
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  author       = {Pihl, Håkan and Paulsson, Alexander},
  editor       = {Torben, Pedersen and Markus, Venzin and Timothy M., Devinney and Laszlo, Tihanyi},
  isbn         = {9781783509539},
  issn         = {1571-5027},
  keyword      = {new MNC organization/strategy,Transnational,Integrated network},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {213--233},
  publisher    = {Emerald Group Publishing Limited},
  series       = {Orchestration of the Global Network Organization},
  title        = {The Omnipotent MNC – A Review and Discussion},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/S1571-502720140000027028},
  volume       = {27},
  year         = {2014},
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