—The aim of this research is to clarify the utility of
sustainable growth strategies, such as creating shared value, in
emerging countries, as well as to discover the organizational
capabilities that are effective in order to achieve such a
sustainable growth strategy. A survey of the manufacturing
firms which have advanced to emerging countries was
conducted via questionnaire. In conclusion, the competitive
advantage acquired through attempting to solve social
problems in an emerging country was a mid- and long-term
organizational capability. The organizational capabilities is a
skillful utilization of superior human resources well versed in
the emerging country’s actual condition in the global network
which includes a local and a parent nation. It is also the
knowledge creation capability through a long-term and
relevant strategic alliance relationship between various local
—Emerging country, multinational firm,
organization capability, sustainability.
Fumihiko Isada is with the Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University,
Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Yuriko Isada is with School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin
University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite: Fumihiko Isada and Yuriko Isada, "An Empirical Study about Sustainable Growth and
Organization Innovation of a Multinational Firm in an
Emerging Country," Journal of Economics, Business and Management vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 383-390, 2015.