Headquarters and Subsidiaries in Multinational Corporations

Strategies, Tasks and Coordination

  • Authors
  • Stewart Johnston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Conceptual Background and Model

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 3-15
    3. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 16-32
    4. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 33-55
    5. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 56-64
  3. Empirical Investigations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 83-96
    3. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 97-112
    4. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 113-122
    5. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 123-147
    6. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 148-172
    7. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 173-184
    8. Stewart Johnston
      Pages 185-208
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 209-233

About this book


In the global business environment, new organizational forms come and go but in today's multinational corporations the headquarters-subsidiary link remains the primary channel by which the firm is managed. It facilitates strategy, control and coordination, and smoothes the progress of inter-unit product, personnel, factor and knowledge flows of every kind. Using data from CEOs of a large sample of Australian subsidiaries of foreign firms, this book brings new insights into the nature of this vital corporate relationship.


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