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Exploring the internationalization strategies of Turkish multinationals: A multi-perspective analysis

Ayden, Yuksel and Tatoglu, Ekrem and Glaister, Keith and Demirbag, Mehmet (2020) 'Exploring the internationalization strategies of Turkish multinationals: A multi-perspective analysis.' Journal of International Management. ISSN 1075-4253

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Abstract

Drawing on a multi-perspective framework integrating the dynamic capabilities view, the resource-based view, and the industry-based view, we study the internationalization process of emerging country multinational enterprises (EC MNEs). A multiple-case study research method was adopted to explore the internationalization strategies of a set of EC MNEs from Turkey with a specific focus on the enabling role of dynamic capabilities (i.e., sensing, seizing, reconfiguring) in their international expansion. The findings identify four non-mutually exclusive internationalization strategies (infiltration, catch-up, extender, and challenger), representing trajectories that EC MNEs pursue to expand their foreign operations. We contribute to research on the internationalization of EC MNEs by illustrating and comparing the variations in respect to their strategic behaviors.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Industry-based view Turkey
Uncontrolled Keywords: internationalization strategies, dynamic capabilities, resource-based view, industry-based view, Turkey, Emerging country multinationals, Internationalization strategies, Dynamic capabilities, Resource-based view
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Depositing User: Elements
Date Deposited: 16 Jun 2020 07:05
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2021 13:16
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/27895

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