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The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed many of the weaknesses in our current systems of government and commerce. In this essay, I provide some historical context to the recent era of "hyper-globalization." I then present multiple factors-economic, social, political, technological, and...
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Purpose: This paper aims to analyse which firm-level characteristics drive their location decisions when investing in a foreign country. Focusing on origin clusters, the authors will study the potential influence of the home country context and, in particular, the impact of firm-level factors,...
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Strategic management is a relatively youthful discipline that has steadily matured over the past fifty years. The field has become consolidated over this period, while simultaneously expanding the range of topics analyzed and research methodologies used. Different theories and approaches,...
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Existing theoretical frameworks typically revolve around sustainability of competitive advantage and attribute superior firm performance to its position in the industry structure and/or the possession of critical resources. However, the equilibrium-oriented logic implicit in these perspectives...
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In this paper, I reaffirm the role of trust in interfirm relations and make an appeal for more cross-disciplinary work to further our insights into the functioning of important phenomena of interest such as international joint ventures. I also pose a couple of fundamental questions: (1) Is...
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In spite of the increasing popularity of international joint ventures, managers express a high level of dissatisfaction with them. This paper argues that overemphasis on the outcome has resulted in a neglect of the social processes underlying the outcome. The paper elaborates upon the rationale...
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This paper extends our understanding of the diffusion of technology across firms and nations. The dynamic capabilities perspective in its micro and macro version provides the theoretical framework for an explanation of the international organization of the biotechnology industry. We address two...
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