Service multinational enterprises and linkages development in Pakistan

Khan, Zaheer and Park, Jeong-Yang and Pervaiz, Akhtar (2017) Service multinational enterprises and linkages development in Pakistan. Canadian Journal of Administrative Sciences . ISSN 1936-4490

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Abstract

The development of various types of linkages is key for understanding the impact of multinational enterprises (MNEs) on the economic development of host markets. By utilizing qualitative research approach, this paper investigates the linkages creation by IT MNEs in Pakistan. The findings suggest that these MNEs have created various linkages such as management, technological, diversification and financial linkages. The creation of these linkages was contingent and co-determined by the MNEs' investment motives, their mandates and embeddedness in the host market as well as the local technical capability. The paper highlights the contributions and the implications of these linkages.

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Additional Information: This is the peer reviewed version of the following article: Khan, Z., Park, J.-Y., and Akhtar, P. (2017) Service multinational enterprises and linkages development in Pakistan. Can J Adm Sci, doi: 10.1002/cjas.1457 which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cjas.1457/full This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with Wiley Terms and Conditions for Self-Archiving.
Keywords: FDI; IT industry; linkages; Pakistan; Service MNEs
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Social Sciences > Nottingham University Business School
Identification Number: 10.1002/cjas.1457
Depositing User: Howis, Jennifer
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2017 13:02
Last Modified: 09 Nov 2017 04:54
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/40459

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