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Table 1 OLS regression results (n = 104)

From: Dealing with headquarters in the multinational corporation: a subsidiary perspective on organizing costs

Variables Model 1 bargaining costs Model 2 information costs Model 3 bargaining costs Model 4 bargaining costs Model 5 information costs Model 6 information costs
Constant 3.56*** 3.09*** 2.51** 2.84** 3.51*** 4.36***
Number of employees − .24* − .20 − .20 − .18 − .15 − .93
Local experience .05 .14 .14 .14 .16 .16
Establishment mode .06 .01 .07 .03 .07 .01
Firm dummy − .05 .01 .14 .12 .13 .10
Distance    .29** .28* .12 .011
Social coordination mechanisms    .30** .28** .07 .07
Formal coordination mechanisms
 Common rules    − .20* − .34**
 Communication systems    − .14 − .30**
Centralization    − .01 − .03 − .17† − .21*
Relationship atmosphere    −.31** − .31** − .30** − .30**
Adjusted R2 .01 .00 .18 .16 .20 .18
F value 1.35 .81 3.50*** 3.21** 3.92*** 3.48***
  1. p < .10, *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001
  2. Apart from constants, all reported values are standardized coefficients