Skip to main content
Article thumbnail
Location of Repository

On the Globalness of Emerging Multinationals: A Study of Indian MNEs

By Raj Aggarwal and Jaya Prakash Pradhan

Abstract

Contrary to contentions in prior literature that emerging multinationals are only regional players, the evidence on the globalness of Indian firms presented in this study suggests that a number of emerging multinationals are global firms. Their strategies are targeted at both the developed and developing markets with the intensity of their overseas operations comparable or far greater than those of the world’s leading multinationals. Many of these firms have greater sales or capital assets outside their home base. Indeed, many of them qualify as global firms as they have a significant presence (over 10 percent of sales) in each of the four regions (triad and the non-triad developing regions) and no one region accounts for more than 50 per cent of their global sales. The study of the transformation of emerging multinationals into non-home region players provides considerable potential for better understanding management theories and practices.Emerging Multinationals, Globalness, Indian Firms

OAI identifier:

Suggested articles

Citations

  1. (2004). A perspective on regional and global strategies of multinational enterprises’,
  2. (2009). Chinese and Indian Multinationals Out to Conquer the World’,
  3. (2009). Conceptual Issues behind the Assessment of the
  4. (1985). Do you really have a global strategy?’,
  5. (2002). Dragon Multinational: A New Model for Global Growth,
  6. (2009). Emerging Multinationals in Emerging Markets. New York:
  7. (2010). Emerging Multinationals: Home and Host Country Determinants and Outcomes’, introduction to the guest edited special issue on emerging multinationals,
  8. Global Players from Emerging Markets: Strengthening Enterprise Competitiveness through Outward Investment,
  9. (2010). Group Affiliation and Location of Indian Firms' Foreign Acquisitions’,
  10. (2008). India's Emerging Multinationals in Developed Region’,
  11. (2010). Indian Integration with the World Economy: Important Role of M&A and Corporate Restructuring’, Review of Market Integration,
  12. (1989). Managing Across Borders: The Transnational Solution,
  13. (1986). New Forms of Overseas Investment by Developing Countries: The Case of India, Korea and Brazil.
  14. (2004). Regional transnationals and Triad strategy’,
  15. (2010). Taxonomy of Multinational Corporations: Implications for Enhancing Scholarship’, Working Paper,
  16. (1990). The Competitive Advantage of Nations,
  17. (2000). The End of Globalization,
  18. (1990). The International Success of Developing Country Firms:
  19. (1969). The Making of Multi-national Enterprise,
  20. (2005). The Regional Multinationals, MNEs and “Global” Strategic Management, Cambridge:
  21. (2007). Toward a Theory of Multinational Evolution’,
  22. (1985). Transnational Corporations from Developing Asian Economies.
  23. (1985). Triad Power: The Coming Shape of Global Competition,
  24. (2006). World Investment Report 2006, FDI from Developing and Transition Economies: Implications for Development,
  25. World Investment Report 2009, Transnational Corporations, Agricultural Production and Development,
  26. World Investment Report 2010, Investing in a Low-Carbon Economy,

To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.