• ISSN: 2301-3567 (Print), 2972-3981 (Online)
    • Abbreviated Title: J. Econ. Bus. Manag.
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JOEBM 2015 Vol.3(3): 383-390 ISSN: 2301-3567
DOI: 10.7763/JOEBM.2015.V3.214

An Empirical Study about Sustainable Growth and Organization Innovation of a Multinational Firm in an Emerging Country

Fumihiko Isada and Yuriko Isada

Abstract—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 partners.

Index Terms—Emerging country, multinational firm, organization capability, sustainability.

Fumihiko Isada is with the Faculty of Informatics, Kansai University, Takatsuki, Osaka, Japan (e-mail: isada@kansai-u.ac.jp).
Yuriko Isada is with School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Hyogo, Japan (e-mail: yuriko@kwansei.ac.jp).


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.

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