Management controls in automotive international joint ventures involving Chinese parent companies

Li, Pingli, Tang, Guliang, Okano, Hiroshi and Gao, Chen (2011) Management controls in automotive international joint ventures involving Chinese parent companies. Project Report. Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. .

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Abstract

Key findings:
• Flexibility in international joint ventures (JVS) is important and a shared but split
control style is recommended.
• Chinese partners used to have learning as their main objective in an IJV but this
has been replaced by profit, growth and market share.
• The most significant shifts in control between partners involve human resource
management and research and development.
• When foreign partners insist on adherence to their own management philosophy,
culture clashes occur.
• Negotiation is a part of daily life in the IJVs, and it occurs at both executive and
managerial levels, depending upon the significance of the item.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Accounting and Finance
Item ID: 10014
Depositing User: Dr Pingli Li
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2013 09:20
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 08:13
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/10014

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