Sökning: "Mikael Hilmersson"
Hittade 5 avhandlingar innehållade orden Mikael Hilmersson.
Sammanfattning : Since the opening of formerly closed markets in Eastern Europe and China in the early 1990s, numerous firms have sought to capture the growth opportunities prevailing in the virgin but institutionally distant business networks in these countries. I claim that the entry process into an institutionally distant business network has been realised when the entering firm has reached an insidership position in the network. LÄS MER
2. Asymmetry and the moderating effects of formal institutional distance on the relationship between cultural distance and performance of foreign subsidiaries in Latin America
Sammanfattning : This study investigates how Cultural and Formal Institutional distances and their interaction affect the performance of multinational foreign subsidiaries in Latin America. It is shown that using Kogut and Singh (1988) index or attributing the positive and negative signals to distances in opposite directions fail to capture asymmetric effects as it assumes either symmetry or opposing symmetry. LÄS MER
3. The Uncertainty-Embedded Innovation Process : A study of how uncertainty emerges in the innovation process and of how firms address that to create novelty
Sammanfattning : Despite much discussion in the literature of uncertainties in relation to the innovation process, there is little knowledge of how they emerge in this process. This thesis accordingly aims to understand how uncertainty emerges in the innovation process and how firms address that uncertainty to create novelty from the process. LÄS MER
4. Opportunity-based internationalization of SMEs : Foresee the unforeseeable and expect the unforeseen
Sammanfattning : Resource restricted Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), face unpredictability when entering foreign business networks. However, some SMEs are better equipped to develop higher number of opportunities with better qualities than others, and come across to seemingly ‘surprises’ shaping distinct internationalization paths. LÄS MER
5. Learning strategies for international growth : On knowledge acquisition and opportunity realization
Sammanfattning : Literature on firm internationalization has pointed out knowledge and learning as central components in the internationalization process. While much research has emphasized the development of experience in the firm as the main source of new knowledge, this notion has also been challenged. LÄS MER