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International business cooperation and Scottish companies

Raines, Philip (1995) International business cooperation and Scottish companies. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 20 (4). pp. 79-87. ISSN 2046-5378

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Based on research recently completed for The Scottish Office, this article examines aspects of Scottish interfirm cooperation in Western Europe (Raines, Bachtler and McBride, 1995). It concentrates particularly on the motives for forming agreements and the relative importance of cooperation in the process of business internationalization.