Multinationality and Firm Performance: The Moderating Role of R&D and Marketing Capabilities
Researchers in international business have long been interested in understanding the relationship between the multinationality of a firm and its market performance. This article contributes to this research stream by incorporating firm heterogeneity in examining the multinationality-performance relationship. The findings, based on a time series cross-sectional analysis of firms from 12 different industries over a seven-year period, indicate that the impact of multinationality on both financial and operational performance is moderated by firm's R&D and marketing capabilities.© 2002 JIBS. Journal of International Business Studies (2002) 33, 79–97
Volume (Year): 33 (2002)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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