As markets and industries become more global, it makes increasing sense for multinationals to shift some or all headquarters functions and resources abroad. However, this is a strategic decision that needs to be weighed carefully.

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This article is based on Should top management relocate across national borders? which was published in Sloan Management Review – Winter 2012, Vol 53, No.2. The research was conducted by INSCOPE: Research for Innovation, and sponsored by VNONCW. Web:, RePub handle
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Baaij, M.G, Mom, T.J.M, van den Bosch, F.A.J, & Volberda, H.W. (2012). Should management relocate across borders?. RSM Discovery - Management Knowledge, 10(2), 10–11. Retrieved from