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“Messy” Research, Methodological Predispositions, and Theory Development in International Joint Ventures
Dramatic advances have recently marked the study of international joint ventures (IJVs). The progress has been mixed, however. Although several theoretical dimensions have been emphasized in theExpand
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Building trust in international alliances
  • A. Parkhe
  • Mathematics, Economics
  • 1 December 1998
Two facts stand out unambiguously in today's global business. One, international alliances are proliferating, underscoring the strategic importance managers increasingly attach to "competitionExpand
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Understanding trust in international alliances
Many firms are discovering that formal contracts, while necessary, are not a substitute for informal understandings. Trust plays in important (often dominant) role in successful alliances, andExpand
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Importer Behavior: the neglected Counterpart of International Exchange
International exchange is a two-sided coin, involving exporters and importers. However, a systematic search of the academic literature reveals a striking imbalance: while exporter behavior has beenExpand
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Prisoner's dilemma payoff structure in interfirm strategic alliances: An empirical test
Interfirm strategic alliances (ISAs) are proliferating rapidly. The mixed motive--competitive and cooperative--nature of ISAs is hypothetically captured by the prisoner's dilemma (PD) model. UntilExpand
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Structural studies of spider silk proteins in the fiber
Although spider silk has been studied for a number of years the structures of the proteins involved have yet to be definitely determined. X‐ray diffraction and solid‐state nuclear magnetic resonanceExpand
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Competing and Cooperating Similarity in Global Strategic Alliances: An Exploratory Examination
We used two variables, competing similarity and cooperating similarity, in developing a comprehensive model that forces a simultaneous treatment of partner characteristics and partner capabilities inExpand
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Institutional environments, institutional change and international alliances
Societal culture, national context, corporate culture and management practices represent multilevel forces of institutionalization and legitimation on managers. Because these forces may be sharplyExpand
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The Structure of Optimal Trust: A Comment and Some Extensions
The article presents a response to an article in an earlier issue of “Academy of Management Review” from Wicks, Berman, and Jones on the structure of optimal trust. The authors appreciate theExpand
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