volume 22, issue 3, P246-269 2014
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2014-0023
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Alain Verbeke, M. Amin Zargarzadeh, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

Abstract: Purpose – The aim of the article is to establish robust linkages between internalization theory and the empirical phenomenon of international new ventures (INVs). Here, the focus is on firm-specific advantages (FSAs) critical to early new venture internationalization. Design/methodology/approach – On the conceptual level, we explain how the INV literature can easily be accommodated using an internalization theory lens, an…

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