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|Title: ||Limits of internationalization theories in an unlimited world|
|Authors: ||Axinn, Catherine N.|
|Issue Date: ||2002|
|Citation: ||INTERNATIONAL MARKETING REVIEW, 19(4-5). p. 436-449|
|Abstract: ||This paper proffers the viewpoint that existing theory in internationalization is insufficient to explain the currently observed behaviors of firms in the international business marketplace. It examines the impact of the global economy, the service economy, the new economy, the high technology and connected knowledge/network economy, and the value economy on the changing shape of international business behavior. Drawbacks to traditional theories are explored in terms of the speed of internationalization, the limits of psychic distance, the range of entry modes accommodated, the unit of analysis used, the absence of portfolio logic, experiential learning, manufacturing focus, undervaluing managers and incorporating customer value, while encouraging theorists to both adapt current models and develop new ones.|
|Notes: ||Ohio Univ, Coll Business, Athens, OH 45701 USA. Erasmus Univ, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands. Limburgs Univ Ctr, Diepenbeek, Belgium.Axinn, CN, Ohio Univ, Coll Business, Athens, OH 45701 USA.|
|ISI #: ||000179417600006|
|Type: ||Journal Contribution|
|Appears in Collections: ||Research publications|
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