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Are multinationality and diversification complementary or substitute strategies?: An empirical analysis on European leading firms


  • Davies, Stephen W.
  • Rondi, Laura
  • Sembenelli, Alessandro


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  • Davies, Stephen W. & Rondi, Laura & Sembenelli, Alessandro, 2001. "Are multinationality and diversification complementary or substitute strategies?: An empirical analysis on European leading firms," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 19(8), pages 1315-1346, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:indorg:v:19:y:2001:i:8:p:1315-1346

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    4. Catherine Matraves & Peter Rodriguez, 2005. "Profitability, Diversification, and Multinationality in Leading German and UK Firms," International Journal of Business and Economics, College of Business and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan, vol. 4(2), pages 87-105, August.
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    7. Lilach Nachum, 2004. "Geographic and Industrial Diversification of Developing Country Firms," Journal of Management Studies, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 41(2), pages 273-294, March.
    8. A R Gourlay & J S Seaton, 2004. "UK Export Behaviour at the Firm Level," Economic Issues Journal Articles, Economic Issues, vol. 9(2), pages 1-20, September.
    9. René Belderbos & Leo Sleuwaegen & Reinhilde Veugelers, 2010. "Market Integration and Technological Leadership in Europe," European Economy - Economic Papers 2008 - 2015 403, Directorate General Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN), European Commission.
    10. Harry P. Bowen & H. Kent Baker & Gary E. Powell, 2014. "Globalization and Diversification Strategy: A Managerial Perspective," Discussion Paper Series 2014-01, McColl School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte.

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