Integrative Case 4.3: Sino Iron: Engaging Stakeholders in Australia (p. 578)
Answer Case questions 1-4
1. If you were Hua Dongyi, Chairman of Sino Iron in Australia, how would you deal with the Australian government given its negative attitude on Chinese investment?
2. Compare CITIC’s overseas project investments and operations in Africa and Australia. What are the institutional differences? How do these differences affect firm performance?
3. What liabilities of foreignness did CITIC encounter in Australia? How could these be overcome? 4. Who were the stakeholders in the Sino Iron project? How can the Chinese company best engage them?