volume 25, issue 3, P185-205 2017
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-03-2017-0016
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Rimi Zakaria, Whitney Douglas Fernandez, William D. Schneper

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this study is to explain how factors relating to resource availability affect managerial risk-taking with regard to the geographic and institutional proximity of cross-border merger and acquisition (M&A) targets. The paper further considers the impact of organizational learning by testing the moderating effect of the acquiring firms’ prior international M&A experience. Design/methodology/approach This study uses linear regression with robust standard errors to account for depe…

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