Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations

@article{Bucheli2012PoliticalIC,
  title={Political Institutional Change, Obsolescing Legitimacy, and Multinational Corporations},
  author={Marcelo Bucheli and M. Kim},
  journal={Management International Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={52},
  pages={847-877}
}
This paper studies the practice of integration of influential host country actors to a multinational corporation as a strategy to decrease problems of legitimacy to the foreign firm before the host country’s society.By developing the concept of obsolescing legitimacy, we argue that this strategy provides legitimacy to the foreign firm only in the absence of institutional changes at the macro-political level in the host country. Once these changes take place, an alliance by the multinational to… Expand

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