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measured in this studysing three items: percentof total earnings attributed
u 12 JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS STUDIES, FIRST
QUARTER 1992 to foreign operations, perceived degree of multinationality, and perceived
readiness to handle international business. The
reliability coefficient for this
measure was foundto be 0.8 1. Location Advantages
Market Potential. The indicators of this measure include perceived managerial assessment of market size, growth potential, acceptability of leasing
as a financial tool in the host country, host govemment’s attitudes toward
foreign fims in general and the leasing industry in particular. The last two
items are importantbecausetheleasingindustry’spotential
dependent on the host government’s laws (accounting procedures and
laws) that make leasing attractive a financing tool. Inter-item correlations
indicated good correlation among the five items. The reliability coefficient
for this measure was found to be 0.81.
Investment Risk. Inves...
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