Creative Tension: The Significance of Ben Oviatt's and Patricia Mcdougall's Article 'Toward a Theory of International New Ventures'

Posted: 24 Nov 2009

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Erkko Autio

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Date Written: 2005

Abstract

The article by Oviatt and McDougall threw thespotlight on international entrepreneurs, on international new ventures, and ontheir importance in the globalising world economy. Recognising the richtheoretical implications of this phenomenon, they mounted a challenge toreceived internationalisation process theories and established a new andexciting research theme, that of international entrepreneurship. Thisarticle reviews the impact of their contribution and discusses new researchthemes raised by their challenge to the process theories ofinternationalisation. (publisher abstract)

Keywords: Entrepreneurship research, Born global firms, International expansion, International entrepreneurship, International venture capital, Theories

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Autio, Erkko, Creative Tension: The Significance of Ben Oviatt's and Patricia Mcdougall's Article 'Toward a Theory of International New Ventures' (2005). University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1509228

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