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Author Monticelli, Jefferson Marlon ♦ Garrido, Ivan Lapuente ♦ Vasconcellos, Silvio Luís De
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Publisher Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing - ESPM
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Date Created 2018-06-16
Copyright Year ©2017
Language English ♦ Spanish ♦ Portuguese
Subject Domain (in LCC) JZ2-6530 ♦ HF5001-6182
Subject Keyword Political science ♦ International relations ♦ Emerging Countries ♦ Internationalization ♦ Neo-institutional Theory ♦ Business ♦ Relationship Networks ♦ Political Perspective ♦ Social Sciences ♦ Commerce
Abstract The neo-institutional theory has been used to explain inter-organizational networks related phenomena from the economic and sociological perspectives. The political perspective has not been often used to study institutional contexts of networks. We aim to analyze the decision-making of the formal institutions in the internationalization process of firms in an emerging economy from a political bias. For the empirical field of study, we considered the Brazilian wine industry. Starting from a case study with twenty-three interviews with representatives of wineries and entities of this industry, our paper furthers the understanding of how institutions influence the internationalization of firms in an emerging economy. Based on the political perspective of the neo-institutional theory, our study describes how institutions, mainly the government, can influence an industry. Government cannot afford resources to benefit or protect all the industries, as well as cannot provide incentives to all firms, and those that are supported will lose competitiveness. For the firms, the choices are based on trying to achieve economic advantages through political influences. For the institutions, the choices are based on political influences considering institutional strategies.
ISSN 19804865
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-08-01
e-ISSN 19804865
Journal Internext: Revista Eletrônica de Negócios Internacionais
Volume Number 12
Issue Number 2
Page Count 16
Starting Page 74
Ending Page 89


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