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Handbook of research on born globals

Author: Mika Gabrielsson; V H Kirpalani
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, ©2012.
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This impressive Handbook provides a dynamic perspective on the development of successful born global firms, including evolutionary phases and pathways of growth, emergence of entire born global industries, role of founders' linkages, experience, culture and training, as well as collaboration with large MNEs. The expert contributors and the editors explore the origin and evolution of born globals and the changing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Handbook of research on born globals.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2012
(DLC) 2011929456
(OCoLC)751804433
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mika Gabrielsson; V H Kirpalani
ISBN: 9780857938046 0857938045
OCLC Number: 771282824
Description: 1 online resource (500 pages)
Contents: Contents: Foreword PrefacePART ONE: BORN GLOBALS: ORIGIN, AND EVOLUTION OF RESEARCH1. Overview, Background and Historical Origin of Born Globals; Development of Theoretical and Empirical ResearchMika Gabrielsson and V.H. Manek Kirpalani2. Born Global or Simply Rapidly Internationalizing? Review, Critique, and Future Prospects Leonidas C. Leonidou and Saeed Samiee 3. Determinants of Different Types of Born GlobalsMatthias Baum, Christian Schwens and Rudiger Kabst4. Born Global and Born-Again Global Firms: A Comparison of Internationalization PatternsMichael Sheppard and Rod McNaughton 5. The Born Global Dilemma: Trade-off Between Rapid Growth and ControlCarl Arthur Solberg 6. An Inquiry into Born Global Firm's Learning Process: A Case Study of Information Technology-based SMEsAlex Rialp, Inmaculada Galvan-Sanchez and Minerva GarciaPART TWO: BORN GLOBALS: RESEARCH AREAS REQUIRING MORE DEVELOPMENT7. Born Globals: Research Areas that Still Need to be Covered More FullyV.H. Manek Kirpalani and Mika Gabrielsson8. Born Global Firms' Use of Networks and Alliances: A Social Dynamic PerspectiveSusan Freeman 9. Sourcing Networks of Born Global FirmsJukka Partanen and Per Servais10. Born Global Firms, Internet, and New Forms of InternationalizationRotem Shneor11. Do Born Global SMEs Reap More Benefits from ICT Use than Other Internationalizing Small Firms?Noemi Pezderka, Rudolf R. Sinkovics and Ruey-Jer (Bryan) Jean12. An Institutional Perspective on the Strategic Behavior of Chinese New VenturesHuan Zou and Pervez N. Ghauri PART THREE: BORN GLOBALS: DEVELOPING LEADERS, AND TRENDS IN OTHER RESEARCH AREAS13. Born Globals: Trends in Developing Intellectual Entrepreneur Founders/Managers, and in Other Research AreasV.H. Manek Kirpalani and Mika Gabrielsson14. International Pathways of Software Born GlobalsOlli Kuivalainen and Sami Saarenketo15. Characteristics of Born Global Industries: The Birth of Offshore RenewablesNicolai Lovdal and Arild Aspelund16. Portuguese Born Globals: Founders' Linkages, Company Evolution, and International Geographic PatternsVitor Corado Simoes17. Battleship Strategy for Managing MNC-Born Global Innovation NetworksTerhi J. Vapola18. Successful Born Globals Without Experiential Market Knowledge: Survey Evidence from ChinaTiia Vissak, Xiaotian Zhang and Kadri Ukrainski19. Annotated Bibliography for ResearchersIndex
Responsibility: edited by Mika Gabrielsson, V.H. Manek Kirpalani.

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