volume 28, issue 4, P447-461 2020
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-10-2019-0123
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Nigel Wadeson

Abstract: Purpose It has been claimed that Born Globals are incompatible with the Uppsala model, which is based on the firm having a maximum tolerable risk level. This assumption was used to explain observed incremental commitments, with further commitments being made as experiential learning reduces the level of risk faced. This study aims to show that adding a consideration of the role of expected value, including the effects of resource constraints, can reconcile the Born Global and internationalisation process lite…

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