Despite the value of prior research into MJVs, there has been no research that has empirically tested determinants of the order of preference by foreign partner firms among WOS, DJV and MJV.
Hence, three separate comparisons for the affiliate formation strategies of foreign investors are made: (1) Comparing a DJV (two-partner) with a WOS; (2) comparing a MJV with a WOS; and (3) comparing a DJV with a MJV.
It follows that the MNE will choose a WOS over a DJV and a DJV over a MJV, i.
Hypothesis 1: In R&D intensive industries, a foreign investor is more likely to choose a WOS over a DJV, and a DJV over a MJV.
The situation is all the more peculiar because DJV is a member of Germany's Press Council (Presserat), a self-elected group that functions like an American news council, reviewing complaints about a journalist's or publication's work.
DJV spokeswoman Gesine Dahn acknowledges the potential for abuse.
To its credit, DJV has publicly broached the issue.
Effectively, then, the German newspaper industry is represented by two unions--the IGDP and the DJV.
At this point, the IGPD and the DJV made a joint proposal for rules governing utliziation of the new equipment, basically centering on the restriction of the number of hours journalists could work on VDT's and upon the maintenance of wage scales for composing room workers who moved to VDT's.
The head of the DJV
, an association with nearly 35,000 members, harshly criticized President Erdoy-an and the AK Party for carrying out a witch hunt against media groups and publishing houses that are critical of them.
The head of the DJV
, an association with nearly 35,000 members, harshly criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an and the Justice and Development Party (AK Party) for carrying out a witch hunt against media groups and publishing houses that are critical of them.
Six drill holes were completed in the DJV
area located 7 kilometres northwest of the Matagami mill.