Firm internalization is a central concept within the business strategy literature, as part of the broader social sciences. The purpose of this paper is to show how and where MNE internalization theory can benefit from a social identity theory (SIT) perspective to better understand 21st-century multinational enterprises (MNEs).
This paper provides a review and future research agenda for the use of SIT related to MNE internalization theory. The authors complement an evoluti…
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