Stimulating exchange in international joint ventures: An attachment-based view

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This study distinguishes between personal and structural attachments and examines how these two types of attachments stimulate exchange in IJVs. Analysis of archival andsurvey data from 255 IJVs in China suggests that both personal and structural attachmentscontribute to IJV performance, but the rates of contribution of these attachments to IJV profitability diminish as the attachments increase. Moreover, personal and structural attachments strengthen each other in their respective influences on IJV performance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)169-181
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of International Business Studies
Issue number1
StatePublished - Mar 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Strategy and Management
  • Management of Technology and Innovation


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