The role of economic information and the process of globalization are two of the most important influences currently affecting the global economy. Western multinational companies aimed at organization framework and operation strategy to do new essential restructuring and development since 90s' of the 20th century. Probably, the restructuring and development refer to relevant areas. We can concentrate on the following four points:
i. Multinational combination increasingly becomes a leading manner for direct foreign investment of multinational companies.
"The strategic objectives of transnational mergence is to rapidly
expand corporations' scale, pursue scale economy, strengthen
corporations' competitive capacity, promote global operating
strategy, grasp the commanding point of international
industry, scramble advanced technology and build
corporations' whole competitive capacity",(Hongjiang, Li. 2002, p:2).
ii. With the development of technology revolution, the organization structure and management of multinational corporations also gradually becomes a network framework.
"The purpose of the new type of management is to develop
network's external economic efficiency, improve corporations'
capacity on resources adjustment, enhance the communication
and utilization of internal and external info...improve
corporations' innovative capacity and organization's operating
function", (Hongjiang, Li. 2002, p: 2).
iii. The international alliance has been developed in many multinational corporations.
"Its purpose focuses on fully utilization of external resources,
obtaining economy of scale and range, sharing risks, avoiding
and preventing excessive competition and improve
corporations' competitive capacity", (Hongjiang, Li. 2002, p: 3).
v. Multinational corporations have had internationalized business research via new
"The purpose is to utilize foreign technological resources and
decentralize risks, to more perfectly meet local market requirements,
to establish its own international research and development network
therefore to strengthen its monopoly advantages", (Hongjiang, Li. 2002, p: 3).
However, China had an economy reform in the early 1980s and opening policy was produced by Chinese host government (Shibai, Liu. 1998, p: 425).