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Some antecedents of internalization theory

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This article reviews the main antecedents to Buckley and Casson's seminal volume The Future of the Multinational Enterprise (1976). In particular it considers and evaluates two main approaches to understanding the nature and function of firms viz the exchange approach and the value-added approach. Journal of International Business Studies (2003) 34, 108–115. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400010

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  • John H Dunning, 2003. "Some antecedents of internalization theory," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 34(2), pages 108-115, March.
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