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An integrative model of the role of knowledge in the internationalization process

  • Casillas, José C.
  • Moreno, Ana M.
  • Acedo, Francisco J.
  • Gallego, María A.
  • Ramos, Encarnación
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    Knowledge is considered an essential resource in a company's internationalization process, both from the sequential point of view and from the perspective of International Entrepreneurship. This paper proposes a model to integrate the influence of knowledge on international behavior based on proposals taken from the literature on organizational learning in multinational companies. The model comprises several phases: prior knowledge; acquisition of new knowledge; integration of both sets of knowledge; action and feedback. Using the proposed model, different courses of action are identified for further research into the process of company internationalization.

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    Volume (Year): 44 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 3 (July)
    Pages: 311-322

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