Technology acquisition strategy in an internationally competitive environment
This research empirically examines the technology strategies of multinational firms operating in the US market. The findings suggest that external reliance on product and process technologies has a negative impact on firm success. Furthermore, geographic distance between key activities moderates the role of technology strategy on international firm success. Also, the complementary assets, dominance of the product design, and the degree of appropriability have a direct impact on firm performance.
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Volume (Year): 6 (2000)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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