Les multinationales émergentes : une catégorie homogène ?

Morgan Marchand, in Meschi, P.X. & Prévot, F., Economies émergentes : enjeux pour le management international, Vuibert. The concept of emerging multinational companies (EMNE) is widely used in international management literature, although the content and consistency of this category are rarely discussed and explained. Among their theoretically common characteristics, EMNE would…

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Do All Emerging‐Market Firms Partner with Their Acquisitions in Advanced Economies? A Comparative Study of 25 Emerging Multinationals’ Acquisitions in France

Morgan Marchand, Thunderbird International Business Review, 2017, 59: 297-312. Emerging multinationals’ acquisitions in advanced economies are a growing phenomenon that remains relatively unexplored. Although there is now a consistent body of knowledge concerning multinationals from major emerging countries such as China, empirical data encompassing a larger array of countries of origin…

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New models in old frameworks? Contributions to the extension of international management theories through the analysis of emerging multinationals

Morgan Marchand, International Journal of Emerging Markets, 13(3), 499-517. 2018. The extent to which emerging multinational enterprises (EMNEs) challenge extant international management (IM) theories is a question under current discussion. The purpose of this paper is to confront two classic theories (internationalization process model (IPM) and post-acquisition integration types) to several…

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Cross-Cultural Management Revisited – A Qualitative Approach

Philippe d’Iribarne, Sylvie Chevrier, Alain Henry, Jean-Pierre Segal, Geneviève Tréguer-Felten, Oxford University Press, 2020. Read it now The cross-cultural management literature is still dominated by the quantitative approach to cultures which made the research field popular in the early 1980’s. While the hegemony of this approach was being consolidated, a French…

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La réalité de l’incompréhension culturelle à l’épreuve de l’analyse : les limites de la dimension communicationnelle

Emmanuelle Sauvage, in De la singularité en communication interculturelle: approches transdisciplinaires, Gilles Louÿs et Emmanuelle Sauvage (dir.), Ed L’Harmattan juin 2014. Do we really understand someone from another cultural background when we think we do? What does communicating really mean? This chapter analyses how communication processes are elaborated in a multicultural environment. Hinting…

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La VAE à l’Épreuve des différences culturelles : Une comparaison européenne

Emmanuelle Sauvage, La validation des acquis de l’expérience : accompagnement et partenariat. Gilles Ferréol et Abdul Karim Komi (dir.), Coll. Proximités. Ed EME ET Intercommunication,  juillet 2018. This chapter examines the deeply rooted reasons why the adoption of the validation of professional experience process undergoes such variations among European countries. It tends…

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Breeding Catholicism in Vietnamese Culture

Alain Henry, Aséanie, Sciences humaines en Asie du Sud-Est, décembre 2011, n°28, Éditions du Centre d’anthropologie Sirindhorn, Bangkok. Read now The paper proposes an interpretation of a field survey among Vietnamese Catholics which reveals how the message of the Catholic Church and Vietnamese culture have mutually influenced each other. Amidst…

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The cultural roots of effective institutions

Philippe d’Iribarne, Alain Henry, World development Report, WDR 2017, Governance and the Law, Background paper.  Read now In many countries, the resistances that obstruct the setting-up of development-enhancing forms of governance are problematic. In many cases, these resistances are linked to firmly anchored beliefs that have to do with to…

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