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Transaction costs theory and coordinated safeguards investment in R&D offshoring
Luleå University of Technology / University of Vaasa, Vaasa, Finland.
Luleå University of Technology / Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland.
Linnéuniversitetet.
2016 (English)In: Journal of Business Research, ISSN 0148-2963, E-ISSN 1873-7978, Vol. 69, no 5, 1823-1828 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In a multi-case study of R&D offshoring relationships in large manufacturing firms, this study develops an alternative view to that of transaction-cost theory, which argues that safeguard investments during the transition lead to higher transaction costs. This study outlines how fear of opportunism and the potential to violate agreements drive the need for complex safeguard devices. Results show that the sample firms benefit from high initial coordinated safeguard investments, because those investments reduce transactional costs overtime. More specifically, the study lists critical activities of such coordinated self-enforcing safeguard investments and calls for future attention to how firms manage transaction costs in R&D offshoring to secure long-term value.

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Elsevier, 2016. Vol. 69, no 5, 1823-1828 p.
Keyword [en]
Outsourcing, R&D, Internationalization, Asset-specific investment, Opportunism
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Business Administration
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URN: urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-33266DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusres.2015.10.063ISI: 000372687500053Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84959140513OAI: oai:DiVA.org:sh-33266DiVA: diva2:1137622
Available from: 2016-03-28 Created: 2017-08-31Bibliographically approved

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