Testing Cross-National Conflict Shifting theory: An analysis of Chiquita Brands' transnational crisis in Colombia

Vanessa Bravo, Juan Carlos Molleda, Andrés Felipe Giraldo Dávila, Luis Horacio Botero

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Abstract

This study uses the Cross-National Conflict Shifting theory to analyze Chiquita Brands' transnational crisis originated in Colombia with consequences in the United States. The research includes a content analysis and a case study conducted by U.S. and Colombian scholars. This research contributes to the global public relations' body of knowledge by supporting 9 out of the 10 CNCS theoretical propositions, and further supporting the theory with 3 research questions and 8 hypotheses (2 partially supported, 6 supported).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)57-59
Number of pages3
JournalPublic Relations Review
Volume39
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2013
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Colombia
  • Cross-National Conflict Shifting (CNCS) theory
  • Transnational crisis
  • US

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