Ajai Gaur

Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick

Assistant Professor

Newark, NJ

United States

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Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

Liability of Foreignness and Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms

ADVANCES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT - DYNAMICS OF GLOBALIZATION: LOCATION-SPECIFIC ADVANTAGES OR LIABILITIES OF FOREIGNNESS?, Vol. 24, C. Asmussen, T. M. Devinney, T. Pedersen, & L. Tihanyi, eds., New York, NY: Emerald, 2011
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2012
Ajai Gaur, Vikas Kumar and Ravi Sarathy
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, The University of Sydney Business School and Northeastern University - International Business & Strategy
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Liability of Foreignness, Internationalization, Emerging Market Firms

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Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms: A Case for Theoretical Extension

ADVANCES IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: THE PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT, Vol. 23, T.M. Devinney, T. Pedersen and L. Tihanyi, eds., New York, NY: Emerald
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2010
Ajai Gaur and Vikas Kumar
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The University of Sydney Business School
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Emerging Market Firms, Internationalization, Motivations, Paths, Processes, Performance

International Diversification, Business Group Affiliation and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from India

British Journal of Management, Vol. 20, pp. 172-186
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2010
Ajai Gaur and Vikas Kumar
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The University of Sydney Business School
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International diversification, Business groups, Emerging markets, India, Firm performance

International Diversification, Business Group Affiliation and Firm Performance: Empirical Evidence from India

British Journal of Management, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 172-186, June 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 May 2009
Ajai Gaur and Vikas Kumar
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The University of Sydney Business School
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A Dynamic Model of Trust and Commitment Development in Strategic Alliances

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Apr 2008
Sankalp Chaturvedi and Ajai Gaur
National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Strategic Alliance, Joint venture, Trust, Commitment, Motives

Business Group Affiliation, Firm Governance and Firm Performance: Evidence from China and India

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 411-425
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Deeksha A. Singh and Ajai Gaur
Rutgers Business School - Camden and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Business groups, Corporate governance, India, China, Emerging economies, ownership concentration, Board independence, reforms

Business Group Affiliation, Firm Governance, and Firm Performance: Evidence from China and India

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 17, Issue 4, pp. 411-425, July 2009
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Deeksha A. Singh and Ajai Gaur
Rutgers Business School - Camden and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Institutional Environments, Staffing Strategies and Subsidiary Performance

Journal of Management, Vol. 33, No. 4, pp. 611-636, 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Ajai Gaur, Andrew Delios and Kulwant Singh
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Business Policy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Regulative distance, normative distance, subsidiary staffing, experience, subsidiary performance

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Buyer-Supplier Partnership Quality and Supply Chain Performance: Moderating Role of Risks, and Environmental Uncertainty

European Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Feb 2011
The University of Akron, University of Akron - College of Business Administration and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Partnership Quality, Supply Chain Risk, Environmental Uncertainty, Supply Chain Performance

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Product Diversification and International Expansion of Business Groups: Evidence from India

Management International Review, (2012) 52 (2): 175-192.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2012
Vikas Kumar, Ajai Gaur and Chinmay Pattnaik
The University of Sydney Business School, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business
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Product diversification, International expansion, Business groups, India

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Acquisition Announcements and Stock Market Valuations of Acquiring Firms’ Rivals: A Test of the Growth Probability Hypothesis in China

Strategic Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2011
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management and University of the Pacific - Eberhart School of Business
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Corporate Diversification, TMT Experience and Performance: Evidence from German SMEs

Management International Review, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 35-56
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Dec 2008 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Rutgers Business School - Camden, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
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Product Diversification, Geographic Diversification, Top Management Teams, SMEs, Performance, Germany

Antecedents of Shareholder Activism in Target Firms: Evidence from a Multi-Country Study

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2009
Old Dominion University, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The Pennsylvania State University
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Corporate Governance, Shareholder Activism, Financial Activism, Social Activism

Antecedents of Shareholder Activism in Target Firms: Evidence from a Multi-Country Study

Corporate Governance: An International Review, Vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 258-273, July 2010
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Old Dominion University, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The Pennsylvania State University
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Methodological Advances in the Analysis of Bipartite Networks: An Illustration Using Board Interlocks in Indian Firms

Organizational Research Methods, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jan 2013
Anke Piepenbrink and Ajai Gaur
Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Organizational Efficiency, Firm Capabilities, and Economic Organization of MNEs

Multinational Business Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Mar 2009
Peter Hwang and Ajai Gaur
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Transaction Costs, Transaction Values, Institutional Environment, Governance Structure, Multinational Enterprise

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Formal and Informal Enforcement Mechanisms: The Substitution and Complementary Effects

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 May 2008
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, affiliation not provided to SSRN and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Trust, Time horizon, Formal enforcement, Informal enforcement, Punishment, Protection

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Managing Multi-Business Firms: A Comparison between Korean Chaebols and Diversified US Firms

Journal of World Business (2012), doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2012.09.001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Oct 2012
Ji-Hwan Lee and Ajai Gaur
College of Business, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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multi-business firm, business group, Chaebol, diversification, organizational mechanism

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Institutions, Resources, and Internationalization of Emerging Economy Firms

Journal of World Business, 49 (2), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Ajai Gaur, Vikas Kumar and Deeksha A. Singh
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, The University of Sydney Business School and Rutgers Business School - Camden
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Emerging economy firms, exports, FDI, internationalization process, resource based view, institutional theory

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Home Country Supportiveness/Unfavorableness and Outward Foreign Direct Investment from China

Journal of International Business Studies, DOI: 10.1057/s41267-017-0136-2
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 09 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2018
Ajai Gaur, Xufei Ma and Zhujun Ding
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Management and University of Reading - Henley Business School
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home country environment, outward FDI, emerging market firms, international experience

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Institutional Distance and International Strategy

HANDBOOK OF INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT, Merchant, H. & Verbeke, A., eds., Elgar Publishing, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Dec 2011
Deeksha A. Singh and Ajai Gaur
Rutgers Business School - Camden and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Governance Structure, Innovation and Internationalization: Evidence from India

Journal of International Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2014
Deeksha A. Singh and Ajai Gaur
Rutgers Business School - Camden and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Family ownership, Institutional ownership, Business groups, R&D intensity, Internationalization

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Opening the 'Non-Manufacturing' Envelope: The Next Big Question for International Business Research

Management International Review, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2009
Hemant Merchant and Ajai Gaur
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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service sector, non-manufacturing sector, international business, research question

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A Systematic Approach to Conducting Review Studies: An Assessment of Content Analysis in 25 Years of IB Research

Journal of World Business, Forthcoming.
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Nov 2017
Ajai Gaur and Mukesh Kumar
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore - Strategic Management Area
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Content analysis, literature review, coding schemes, international business

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Spatial Geography and Control in Foreign Acquisitions

Journal of International Business Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Shavin Malhotra and Ajai Gaur
Ryerson University - Ted Rogers School of Management and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Creating Value through Offshore Outsourcing: An Integrative Framework

Forthcoming, Journal of International Management.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Feb 2013
University of Akron - College of Business Administration, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and College of Business, Illinois State University
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Offshore outsourcing, resource management, value creation, DLE framework

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Incentive Alignment in Relational Context: Interplay between Trust and Time Horizon

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Dec 2008
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, affiliation not provided to SSRN and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Regulatory focus, trust, time horizon, incentives

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Pro-Market Institutions and Global Strategy: The Pendulum of Pro-Market Reforms and Reversals

Forthcoming, Journal of International Business Studies
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and Rutgers Business School - Camden
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Mandated Corporate Social Responsibility in India: Opportunities,Constraints, and the Road Ahead

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
Developmental Consultant, University of Akron - College of Business Administration and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Corporate Social Responsibility, India, Companies Act 2013, Mandatory CSR, Involuntary CSR, CSR capabilities, CSR Reputation

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Springboard Internationalization by Emerging Market Firms: Speed of First Cross-Border Acquisition

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Aug 2019
The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, Rutgers Business School - Camden, The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, IIM Indore and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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internationalization, cross-border acquisitions, speed, emerging market

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Search Motives, Local Embeddedness, and Knowledge Outcomes in Offshoring

Journal of Business Research, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Dec 2017
University of Akron - College of Business Administration, Illinois State University, University of Akron - College of Business Administration and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Offshoring, Outsourcing, Local Embeddedness, Knowledge Search, Suppliers,Governance

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A Micro-Foundations Approach to Studying Innovation in the Multinational Subsidiaries

Global Strategy Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Nov 2017
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Management & Global Business, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and Rutgers Univeroty-Camden
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Group Affiliation and Entry Barriers: The Dark Side of Business Groups in Emerging Markets

Forthcoming, Journal of Business Ethics
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 May 2018
The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, University of Sydney Business School and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Merger Waves, Entry-Timing, and Cross-Border Acquisition Completion: A Frictional Lens Perspective

Journal of World Business, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Mohammad Fuad and Ajai Gaur
Lucknow, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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Internalization Advantage and Subsidiary Performance: The Role of Business Group Affiliation and Host Country Characteristics

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Apr 2019
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, Rutgers Business School - Camden and Hongik University - School of Business
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internalization advantages, MNCs, business groups, subsidiary survival, Korea

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Corporate Expansion During Pro-Market Reforms in Emerging Markets: The Contingent Value of Group Affiliation and Diversification

Journal of Business Research, Vol. 82, 2018, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Nov 2017
Rutgers Business School - Camden, The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and Vodafone (Australia)
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MNC Strategy, Knowledge Transfer Context and Knowledge Flow in MNEs

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 May 2019
Ajai Gaur, Hongjia Ma and Baoshan Ge
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, Jilin University (JLU) and Jilin University (JLU)
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Knowledge Transfer, MNCs, Foreign Subsidiaries, National Differences, Institutional Distance

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The Timing of International Expansion: Information, Rivalry and Imitation Among Japanese Firms, 1980-2002

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 169-195, January 2008
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Jan 2008
Andrew Delios, Ajai Gaur and Shige Makino
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Business Policy, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Management
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Subsidiary Staffing, Cultural Friction, and Subsidiary Performance: Evidence from Korean Subsidiaries in 63 Countries

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jan 2019
Rutgers Business School - Camden, The University of Sydney - Discipline of International Business, Hongik University - School of Business and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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International Acquisitions and the Globalization of Firms from India

Delios, A., Gaur, A. S. & Kamal, S. 2009. International acquisitions and the globalization of firms from India. In Chaisse, J. & Gugler, P. (Eds.), Expansion of Trade and FDI in Asia: Strategic and Policy Challenges, Routledge: New York, NY
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jan 2019
Andrew Delios, Ajai Gaur and Shawkat Kamal
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Business Policy, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and National University of Singapore (NUS)
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Acquisitions, Internationalization, Indian firms, Stock market reaction

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Boundary Spanning in Global Organizations

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 403-421, 2017
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 11 May 2017
Ivey Business School at Western University, Temple University - Department of Strategic Management, INSEAD - Strategy and Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick
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boundary spanners, boundary spanning, dispersed networks, dual embeddedness, global organizations, microfoundations, MNE

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Environmental and Firm Level Influences on Inter‐Organizational Trust and SME Performance

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 48, Issue 8, pp. 1752-1781, 2011
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Oct 2011
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, University of Akron - College of Business Administration, Auckland University of Technology - AUT School of Business - Faculty of Business and Law and Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
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Acquisition Announcements and Stock Market Valuations of Acquiring Firms' Rivals: A Test of the Growth Probability Hypothesis in China

Strategic Management Journal, Volume 34, Issue 2, Pages 215–232, February 2013 DOI:10.1002/smj.2009
Posted: 26 May 2017
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick, University of Waterloo and University of San Diego

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Growth Probability Hypothesis, Acquisitions, Rival Firms, Stock Market Returns, China

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The Timing of International Expansion: Competition and Imitation Among Japanese Firms

Journal of Management Studies, 2007
Posted: 19 Nov 2007
Andrew Delios, Ajai Gaur and Shige Makino
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Department of Business Policy, Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) - Department of Management

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international expansion, timing of entry, imitation, oligopolistic competition, rivalry, geographic diversification

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Ownership Strategies and Subsidiary Performance: Impacts of Institutional Distance and Experience

Journal of Management, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 84-110, 2007
Posted: 19 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2008
Ajai Gaur and Jane Lu
Rutgers Business School - Newark and New Brunswick and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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subsidiary performance, institutional distance, ownership, wholly owned subsidiaries, joint ventures