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  • Varma, Sumati

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This paper examines the phenomenon of accelerated internationalization of firms from the Indian IT industry. It examines the emergence of the Born Global firm in the Indian context with a specific focus on firms which made an acquisition within five years of incorporation. It specifically addresses the issue of initiating factors which contribute to the emergence of the Born Global Acquirer using constructs from the Resource based view (RBV) and institutional theory.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 22832.

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Date of creation: 17 Dec 2009
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:22832

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Keywords: Born Global Firms; international new ventures; Indian IT;

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