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Adaptation and performance in foreign markets: evidence of systematic under-adaptation

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  • Douglas Dow

    (Melbourne Business School, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia)

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Past empirical studies have yielded ‘no consistent relationship between strategy adaptation and firm performance’. These inconclusive results may be partially due to a bias amongt managers to under-adapt their host market strategies. This paper presents the results of the second stage of a longitudinal study identifying a potential status quo bias among exporters, leading to systematic under-adaptation. Journal of International Business Studies (2006) 37, 212–226. doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400189

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  • Douglas Dow, 2006. "Adaptation and performance in foreign markets: evidence of systematic under-adaptation," Journal of International Business Studies, Palgrave Macmillan;Academy of International Business, vol. 37(2), pages 212-226, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:jintbs:v:37:y:2006:i:2:p:212-226
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