Wal-Mart and Carrefour's Retail Internationalisation Failure in South Korea: Application of Institutional Theory
Kim, Joon Hwan (2008) Wal-Mart and Carrefour's Retail Internationalisation Failure in South Korea: Application of Institutional Theory. [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)
This research argues that although the importance of the host country environments of a foreign country on retail internationalisation failure is acknowledged, there is scant understanding of the subject. Therefore, developing from previous studies, this study formulates an institutional framework to assist a systematic explanation of the subject. The framework will be developed by adopting Scott (2001)'s Neo Institutional Theory, thus categorising the host country environments under the dimensions of regulative,normative and cognitive pressures.
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