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Turning adversity into opportunity: Philips in Australia 1945-1980

van der Eng, Pierre


Philips Australia, the Australian subsidiary of Dutch MNE Philips Electronics, experienced difficulties during 1942–1943, when it came close to being nationalized as enemy property. In response, the company set out to improve its reputation in the local radio parts and electronics industry and in Australian markets. Its strategy of embedding itself in Australian society served the purpose of improving company performance and influencing the government policies that guided the rapid development...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-09-05
Type: Journal article
Source: Enterprise and Society
DOI: 10.1017/eso.2017.12


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