Institutional Reform and Entry Mode by Foreign Firms:The Case of Jordan

El Said, H.; McDonald, F.
May 2002
Journal for Institutional Innovation, Development & Transition;May2002, Vol. 6, p76
Academic Journal
Investigates the links between institutional systems and the entry mode of multinational corporations in developing and transition countries (DTC). Reasons for the continuing use of international joint ventures in countries that have undergone reforms intended to lead to the development of wholly owned subsidiaries; Formal and informal institutional constraints in DTCs; Reform process in Jordan.


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