• 1. Introduction
  • 2. Previous studies of international entry mode choice of e-businesscompanies
  • 3. Characteristics of the electronic marketspace
  • 4. Foreign entry mode choice of four e-business companies
  • 4.1. Methodology
  • 4.2. Overview of the cases
  • 4.3. Results by cases
  • 4.4. Cross-case analysis
  • 5. Implications of our observations for theories of internationalization
  • 5.1. The internalization theory
  • 5.2. The eclectic paradigm
  • 5.3. The resource-based view
  • 5.4. The internationalization process model
  • 6. Conclusions
  • References