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What is the difference between TNC and MNC?

Asked by R. Jones, Last updated: Mar 28, 2020

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E.Emily

E.Emily

Answered Mar 17, 2020

In order to understand these two, it is important to know what they both mean. When you say TNC, this means transnational company. When you say MNC, this means multinational companies. A lot of people assume that TNC and MNC are the same, probably because they have a lot of similarities. There are some differences, as well. For example, TNC is known to be some sort of enterprise or a large corporation that will have the ability to control its company even if the company is placed in a different country. MNC will also have some stores in other countries, but they will have no say if in case there are some differences with the items that are being offered.
 

E.Emily

E.Emily

Answered Mar 16, 2020

There are many differences between TNC and MNC. Though they are both abbreviations, they both stand for two different things. TNC stands for transnational companies. MNC stands for multinational companies. Both of them operate in different countries. TNC's does business in a variety of different companies. Their companies are richer than many less developed countries. Some of these companies include BP, Amoco, and Nestle. Multinational companies operate in two or more countries that are different than their own. Examples of those companies include Acer and Adidas. TNCs offer foreign operations. MNCs will invest in other countries, but they do not offer or coordinate products.
 

E.Emily

E.Emily

Answered Mar 12, 2020

TNC and MNC are often compared to each other because most people assume that they are one and the same. It should be remembered that MNC stands for the multinational company while TNC stands for transnational companies. Take note that both of these enterprises are known to offer their products and services outside their usual country.

For the multinational company, this comes with a home company plus the different available subsidiaries. A transnational company will not have subsidiaries but will probably have different companies that can be spread out in different locations. Multinational companies also follow a centralized management system, while a transnational company will not follow a centralized system.

 

C. Bernthal

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C. Bernthal, Teacher, MA, P.hD, Seattle

Answered Aug 29, 2019

TNC stands for Trans-National Corporation while MNC stands for Multi-National Corporation both have many similarities. Both corporations usually have their headquarters in one country, and they do business and operate in many other countries. The headquarter nation is known as the home country, and other affiliates are known as host countries.

The significant difference between these two corporations is that MNC usually has an investment in other countries but do not coordinate product offering. TNC has operations in foreign investments. It gives each foreign market its marketing power. I hope you find this information helpful.

 

Larry Thornton

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Larry Thornton, Student, MBA, Los Angles

Answered Jul 23, 2019

TNC stands for transnational companies. These are very similar to multinational companies. They both operate in different countries, but this is where the difference becomes evident. Multinational companies usually have investments in other countries, but they do not coordinate their product offerings.

Transnational companies make it a point to offer similar products to people to ensure that the company will offer the items that people can expect. There are some companies that are considered to be multinational companies like McDonald's. This is based in one country, but it can offer its products and services to other countries all over the world.

 

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