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Management control in multinational firms: future research directions

Abdullah, Zarifah and Abdul Khalid, Siti Nabiha (2011) Management control in multinational firms: future research directions. International Journal of Business and Technopreneurship, 1 (2). pp. 221-235. ISSN 2231-7090

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Issue of control in the multinational companies has been very much debated by the scholars in the area of international business.The changes in global competitive environment have lead to changes in the headquarters-subsidiary relationship.Control has been typified less by chain of command, and more by mutual interdependence, and learning.Thus, the issue of control in multinational firms and the future research direction in this area are discussed in this paper.In so doing, the types and forms of prevailing multinational firms and the forms of control are elaborated. The processes of transfers of management practices especially that of management control practices are also discussed in terms the factors influencing the transfer process, the transfer mechanism, and the effects of transfer.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: management control, multinational firm, issue of control, global competitive environment.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Tunku Puteri Intan Safinaz School of Accountancy (TISSA)
Depositing User: Dr. Zarifah Abdullah
Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2017 07:24
Last Modified: 02 Feb 2017 07:24
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/20823

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