THE ROLE OF A SUBSIDIARY WITHIN THE VALUE CHAIN OF AN MNE – A STRUCTURAL MODEL DEVELOPMENT

Marlena Dzikowska A growing number of foreign subsidiaries nowadays specialize in relatively narrow sets of activities in the multinational enterprise (MNE) value chain and perform different roles in it. The scientific problems addressed in this paper are the potential determinants of the roles that the foreign subsidiaries fulfill in the value chains of MNEs. An […]

ATTITUDES TO INCOME INEQUALITY AS AN ELEMENT OF SOCIAL CAPITAL

Urszula Markowska-Przybyła, David Ramsey This article presents the results of research on an aspect of social capital, i.e. attitudes to inequality, which has seldom been investigated. The aims of this article are to analyze spatial variance in such attitudes within Poland, compare these results with research carried out in other countries, and investigate the nature […]

UNDERSTANDING TRANSACTION COSTS IN THE MESOECONOMIC PERSPECTIVE

Katarzyna Mroczek-Dąbrowska, Marian Gorynia The aim of this article is to provide an insight into understanding transaction costs on other than the company level. Using the literature review, the foundations of the new institutional economics are evoked to verify whether any obstacles exist that would prevent translating the analysis into the mesoeconomic level. Furthermore, referring […]

THE TWO FACES OF AN EMPLOYEE: EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOUR, COUNTERPRODUCTIVE WORK BEHAVIOUR AND JOB SATISFACTION

Dorota Kanafa-Chmielewska Overlapping items and agreement response options were perceived as a measurement artefact that may have caused classical, yet hypothetically biased, findings on the subject. The participants were Central European employees (n = 655). The results did not support positive correlations between organizational citizenship behaviour (OCB) and counterproductive work behaviour (CWB) and the negative […]

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