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Bounded entrepreneurship and internationalisation of indigenous Chinese private-owned firms

Liu, Xiaming and Xiao, W. and Huang, X. (2008) Bounded entrepreneurship and internationalisation of indigenous Chinese private-owned firms. International Business Review 17 (4), pp. 488-508. ISSN 0969-5931.

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Based on 16 in-depth case studies this paper argues that the internationalisation behaviour of indigenous Chinese private-owned firms can only be partially explained by the Uppsala model and the theory of international new ventures. Instead, the so-called “bounded entrepreneurship” may be the key influence on the unique internationalisation patterns and competitive positions of these firms. Managerial and policy implications and limitations of the study are discussed.

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Additional Information: NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in International Business Review. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in International Business Review, 17(4), Dec 2009, DOI:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2008.02.014
Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Bounded entrepreneurship, Chinese private-owned firms, internationalisation processes
School or Research Centre: Birkbeck Schools and Research Centres > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Management
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Date Deposited: 29 Jul 2011 08:12
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2013 09:22

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