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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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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Négocier et Bien vivre ensemble en contexte ivoirien

DIOMANDE, M. & SEGAL, J.-P., in DAVOINE, E. & FURRER, O. (2020) Actes de la 9e conférence Atlas-AFMI , Fribourg,  Juin 2019.Vuibert. Described for a long time by West African anthropologists, the humorous practices of the Joking Society are still relevant today in the daily functioning of Ivorian organizations and…

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LE TIERS-MONDE QUI RÉUSSIT. NOUVEAUX MODÈLES.

Le Tiers-Monde qui réussit, Nouveaux modèles, Odile Jacob, 2003 Read now ! A Mexican food company, a Moroccan electronics factory, a petrochemical company in Argentina, an electricity distribution company in Cameroon: how have such successes become possible? Because we have used ready-made Western recipes? Or because we have been able…

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Revolution by procedures in Cameroun

Henry, Alain in Successful Companies in the Developing World, In Iribarne (d’), Ph. (pub.), Managing in synergy with culture, Notes et documents de l’AFD, 2007 Read now The countries of Sub-Saharan Africa are among those that encounter the most difficulty in modernizing their management and raising the performance of their companies.…

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Rédiger les procédures de l’entreprise

Henry, Alain, Monkam-Daverat, Ignace, Editions d’Organisation, 3ème éd., 2001. This book received the special award of the “Grand Prix du Livre Quality Perfomance” (Paris, La poste – Arcelor 2002). Whether to meet quality standards (ISO), safety requirements, or legal obligations, modern companies have to formalize their procedures. Writing up procedures…

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