A mail survey of Japanese distributors of U.S. products provided data for an examination of how perceptions of influence affect control and conflict in the relationship. Results indicated that aggressive influence evoked resistance and conflict, while more subtle influence strategies appeared to reduce conflict. Results suggested that influence, as practiced in western channels, may not be effective in relationship such as these.
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- Business and International Management
- Business, Management and Accounting(all)
- Economics and Econometrics
- Strategy and Management
- Management of Technology and Innovation