Why WFOEs is becoming more and more popular in China?

Liu, Lei (2008) Why WFOEs is becoming more and more popular in China? [Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)] (Unpublished)

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The following study seeks to identify the possible reasons that why more and

more foreign companies establish WFOEs rather than Joint Venture. To

identify research a framework and get proper conclusion for the research, this

dissertation reviews lots of various theories of FDI, entry mode, etc. Retail

industry has been selected as case study to explain what impacts affect this

change happen.

The research method of this dissertation is case study. There are two cases

which are P&G and Carrefour has been discussed to address the reasons why

there is such a trend among foreign companies in China.

The key findings are many foreign companies have met lots of problems in JV,

it is due to different culture, management style, interests, etc. Further more,

they have learnt enough knowledge to go to alone so that they could feel more

freedom to make decision of strategy and make more profits. In addition, some

Chinese partners do not support enough to foreign companies in JV, these

make foreign companies disappointed.

The conclusion is about give findings and gives the recommendation for policy

of trading, and for local Chinese partners how to face such challenge.

Item Type: Dissertation (University of Nottingham only)
Depositing User: EP, Services
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2008
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2016 12:47
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/22175

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