The internationalization of entrepreneurship

Published on Jan 1, 2005in Journal of International Business Studies7.724
· DOI :10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400119
Benjamin M. Oviatt19
Estimated H-index: 19
(J. Mack Robinson College of Business),
Patricia P. McDougall33
Estimated H-index: 33
(IU: Indiana University Bloomington)
Our article that has been awarded the 2004 Journal of International Business Studies Decade Award, ‘Toward a Theory of International New Ventures’, represents an integration of international business, entrepreneurship, and strategic management scholarship. This retrospective article explains the intellectual and personal origins of the work. In addition, it highlights the definitions of ‘international new ventures’ and ‘international entrepreneurship’. Finally, in response to recent concerns about the importance of international business scholarship, the research discussed here stands as an example of the successful exportation of international business scholarship into adjacent disciplines.
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