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International joint ventures: an interplay of cooperative and noncooperative games under incomplete information

Author: Ott, Ursula F. Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.Language: EnglishDescription: 208 p. : Graphs/Ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780333968963Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index

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Contents International Joint Ventures International Joint Ventures List of Tables List of Figures Acknowledgment 1. Introduction x xi xiii I 1 2 4 7 8 Introduction What is an international joint venture? IJVs and game theory MNEs and foreign alliances - the 'co-opetition' perspective The structure of the book 2. Theoretical Underpinning Game theory Games and their equilibrium concepts Games of incomplete information The common agency literature Adverse selection - common agency Moral hazard - common agency Signaling - dynamic common agency Endgames Repeated games Reputation Repeated moral hazard Repeated common agency 3, The Rules of the IJVGames Introduction The elements of an international joint venture game Players Strategies Pay-offs, outcome, performance lnformation structure Time structure The structure of an IJV and its game theoretical potential the rules and the timing 4. A General Framework for Multi-person Decision-Making Introduction The elements of an IJV game Introduction to the game theoretical elements Players Strategies and actions Pay-offs and performance measures Information structure and time structure The game-theoretical framework or mechanism of an IJV Independent IJV Shared management IJV Dominant parent IJV Games of incomplete information Adverse selection Moral hazard Signaling 5. Static Common Agency Introduction Typology of IJVs Independent IJV - selling-the-store contract Shared IJV - joint or independent contracts Dominant IJV - countervailing contracts: local parent is dominant Adverse selection - common agency Players Actions Pay-offs Timing Mechanism Moral hazard - common agency Players Actions Pay-offs Timing Mechanism 6. Dynamic Common Agency Signaling Players Strategies Pay-offs Timing Mechanism 7. Endgames - Termination Scenarios in the Last Stage of an IJV Life Cycle Introduction IJV termination scenarios Repeated games - repeated moral hazard Players Actions Signals Pay-offs Timing Order of the play Repeated mechanism design Intertemporal common agency Planned termination Unplanned termination 8. Conclusion Theoretical contributions Introduction Adverse selection Moral hazard Signaling Endgames Managerial implications for IJVs Ex-ante uncertainties about the quality of the management Ex-post uncertainties about cheating of the players Reputation of the players in the life cycle of an IJV Re-negotiation of the contracts in an IJV Mathematical Appendix Bibliography Author Index Subject Index

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