TITLE

AN EXPLORATORY STUDY OF AGENCY COSTS RELATED TO THE CONTROL STRUCTURE OF MULTI-PARTNER, INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES

AUTHOR(S)
Woodcock, C. Patrick; Geringer, J. Michael
PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings;1991, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Proceeding
ABSTRACT
This paper develops a principal-agent contractual model for the variant control structure which exists in multi-partner, international joint ventures. From this model, hypotheses are generated relating the number of partners in a joint venture and the cross-cultural divergence of partners to joint venture performance.
ACCESSION #
4976697

 

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