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Foreign sales subsidiaries and their role within the internationalization process of a company

Helena Hentola

Foreign sales subsidiaries and their role within the internationalization process of a company

a study of the Finnish manufacturing firms

by Helena Hentola

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Published by Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, Centre for International Business Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Finland.
    • Subjects:
    • Foreign subsidiaries -- Finland.,
    • Foreign sales corporations -- Finland.,
    • International business enterprises -- Finland.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelena Hentola.
      SeriesCIBR research reports,, X-2, FIBO research reports ;, no. 37
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD62.3 .H46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 138 p. :
      Number of Pages138
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL890398M
      ISBN 109517024827
      LC Control Number95180294

      The western model of expansion of the firm internationalization is that the firms from the western countries have already reach with the technology and product related knowledge that required to satisfy the needs of the foreign customers in foreign market and the internationalization process can be established with the help of this existing.   The first logical thought is, “I need to establish a foreign subsidiary in this country now in order to gain a foothold and be able to start securing employees there.” This thought process 10+ years ago was entirely correct; you would need to go down this path, spend a ton of time and money, and ultimately have another company to manage. Chapter 2 - International HRM: Policies and Practices for MNEs. Chapter 2 from the book. Universidad. Universidad del Pacifico Peru. Asignatura. International Economics. Setting up a Wholly Foreign-Owned Subsidiary Company in India. Under Indian law, foreign investors are able to establish wholly owned subsidiary companies Within this 10day time window, the follow- ing documents must also be filed with the commence business immediately following their File Size: KB.


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Global corporations are expressions of this last stage of internalization. Cross-border mergers are an increasingly popular form of direct foreign investment. process in which the firms gradually increase their international involvement. It seems reasonable to assume that, within the frame of economic and business factors, the characteristics of this.

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Internationalization Process of SMEs: Strategies and Methods. Summary Date: 03 June, () approached internationalization by explaining the role entrepreneurship in the process with the international entrepreneurship theory We can say that without a proper strategy the firm is about to fail in their internationalization, it is.

Hentola, H. () Foreign Sales Subsidiaries and Their Role within the Internationalization Process of a Company: A Study of the Finnish Manufacturing Firms (Helsinki: Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration, CIBR research reports, series X-2). Google ScholarAuthor: Sharon Loane, Jim Bell, Mika Gabrielsson, Zuhair Al-Obaidi.

On the basis of empirical research, a model of the internationalization process of the firm is developed. The model focuses on the gradual acquisition, integration and use of knowledge about foreign markets and operations, and on the incrementally increasing commitments to foreign markets.

In particular, attention is concentrated on the increasing involvement in the individual foreign by: related questions lead to a decision to establish a foreign sales sub-sidiary, rather than a branch.3 The advantages of establishing a foreign sales subsidiary, rather than a branch office, are outlined below.

First, branch profits may be taxed by the foreign country. The novel finding concerns the dynamics of firms' export and FDI choices in individual foreign 1 shows that % of the firms that started exporting to a foreign market, did so without having previously invested there.

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One restricting factor is come from thesis-self, because science cannotFile Size: KB. Foreign market entry and culture - Thomas Wagner - Term Paper - Business economics - Miscellaneous - Publish your bachelor's or master's thesis, dissertation, term paper or essay Internationalization process and the role of culture Examples are sales representatives and wholly owned production or wholly owned sales subsidiaries (WOS).

Internationalization of a company can be seen as a process that ables the company to operate in foreign markets besides the domestic markets.

The first challenge for any company on the path of internationalization is analyzation. The company needs to analyse the attractiveness of the target market and the company itself. 7/20/ Developed economies typically extend their sales and operations to foreign markets through a process of ‘‘evolutionary, sequential build up of foreign commitments over time’’ (Welch and Luostarinen, ).

Developed economies have ownership advantages from their technological and size superiority. Different types of networks. Although an international structure provides much greater autonomy in decision-making, it is often used during the early stages of internationalization with relatively low ratio of foreign to domestic sales, and limited foreign product and geographic diversity.

International Organizational Structures: Type # 3. A greater number of markets were serviced via export and sales subsidiaries (see Table 1).

In terms of the Uppsala Model, the sample made a greater number of moves from minimal to export to sales subsidiaries (58) than to production (20). Production was not a widespread form of operating.

Two conclusions follow from this by: Vernon describes the most common stages that usually follow a company in their internationalization process: export, occasional experimental export, regular export, establishment of subsidiaries for sale abroad and establishment of subsidiaries of foreign production.

internationalization is the most important of these five areas. The support programs and activities for internationalization must recognize the need for a company-based approach on one hand and for a (macroeconomic) business development process approach on.

The process of progressive internationalization is built on four stages that are sporadic export, export via independent representatives, foreign sales subsidiaries and production and manufacturing units in foreign markets (Rubaeva, ). The progressive model is known as the Uppsala model and has as first scope.

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model a firm often initiates its internationalization process by direct exporting to a foreign country. After some time the firm starts exporting with the help of independent representatives (agents) abroad.

This is also called indirect exporting. The following stage is to develop sales subsidiaries in a foreign Size: KB. Jan Johanson and Jan-Erik Vahlne published their internationalisation process model in after they had worked with Finn Wiedersheim-Paul at the Uppsala University beginning in the s.

They saw internationalisation as a learning oriented process and studied. The Stages Theory is based on the fact that internationalization is an incremental process. It offers the company a generalized pattern, which may help to achieve the company´s internationalization plan.

According to the theory there is an order of different internationalization stages. Comparing the foreign sales, foreign assets, and foreign employment in the total of the largest MNCs in developed and developing countries, EMNCs have a lower TNI, and have been more sensitive to the effects of the global crisis, reducing their international transactions between andin the meanwhile MNCs from developed countries Cited by: 1.

strategy for a product or target market, a company only has a simple “sales” approach to foreign markets. The companies may face large number of problems a when turning international.

What are the major ob-stacles for internationalization experienced by companies and File Size: 2MB. sidiaries. Crucially, firms are uncertain about their profitability in foreign markets and can only learn it by operating there. To obtain market-specific knowledge, firms may follow an “internationalization process”, serving the foreign market via exports first and eventually, in some cases, switching to local subsidiary sales.

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the sense of directly comparing the internationalization process of firms from both developed and developing countries. To fill this gap, the aim of the present paper is to highlight the differences and similarities of the determinants and patterns of their internationalization.

The. Therefore, growing interest centers on decentralized entrepreneurial initiatives that originate in their network of foreign subsidiaries. Based on an extensive review of literature, Lars R. Dzedek develops a comprehensive framework to help explain how the setting in which a foreign subsidiary operates impacts its entrepreneurial initiatives and Format: Paperback.

process regarding the internationalization evolves around the choice of market, timing and mode of entry. This paper is a review of the theoretical underpinnings of the internationalization process of firms. There are two main streams of theories regarding the internationalization process; the economic approach and the behavioral Size: KB.

The study of foreign entry-mode choice has been based almost exclusively on transaction-cost theory. This theory focuses mainly on the impacts of firm- and industry-specific factors on the choice of entry mode, taking the effects of country-specific contextual factors as constant or less by: “company’s internationalization” on the domestic market through its cooperation with foreign partners in the form of the supply of materials (import), the performance of the function of a sales representative and agent who develops overseas distribution channels on a given local market for the needs of a.

the firms’ internationalization as a result of their interest on how the company enters a foreign market. By their grouping according to the dominant theoretical approach, in the specialty literature can be found the existence of three types of explanations: through stages.

Therefore, using foreign subsidiaries would create more customers, thereby creating a larger demand. When the demand for goods increases, it necessitates expansion of the company’s size of production and its capacity in order to have a bigger and sustainable production. In the process, the success of the company increases with a faster rate.Downloadable (with restrictions)!

Author(s): Jan Johanson & Jan-Erik Vahlne. Abstract: On the basis of empirical research, a model of the internationalization process of the firm is developed. The model focuses on the gradual acquisition, integration and use of knowledge about foreign markets and operations, and on the incrementally increasing commitments to foreign markets.