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2013 | nr 14 | 35--49
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Positioning of Foreign Subsidiaries in Multinational Enterprise Network: Does the Local Embeddedness Matter?

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Recent literature emphasizes the role of foreign subsidiaries (FS) as contributors to competitive advantage of the entire multinational enterprise (MNE) network. This contribution affects the positioning of focal subsidiary in the MNE structure - its power in relationships with corporate headquarters and other business units. The paper - conceptual in character, based on recent literature - aims at analysis of scope and contents of subsidiaries' relationships with local partners, and its possible influence on FS systemic power (i.e. power derived from subsidiary specialization within value chain), its resource-dependency power, institutional, and bargaining power (related to subsidiary management initiatives). The outcomes of the paper will be used in a study of positioning of foreign-owned subsidiaries located in Poland. (original abstract)
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