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Sub-national institutions, firm strategies, and firm performance: A multilevel study of private manufacturing firms in Vietnam

Thang Nguyen, Ngoc T.B. Le and Scott E. Bryant

Journal of World Business, 2013, vol. 48, issue 1, 68-76

Abstract: Some private small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in transition economies have actively internationalized. This decision needs to accommodate institutional conditions that vary, not only between countries, but also within an individual country. Our paper examines the relationship between export strategy and firm performance, and the extent that sub-national institutional factors moderate this relationship. Using multilevel data analysis techniques with a sample of private manufacturing firms in Vietnam, we find institutional factors moderate export strategy and firm performance's relationship.

Keywords: Institutional theory; Exports; Economic transition in Vietnam (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2013
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DOI: 10.1016/j.jwb.2012.06.008

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