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An analysis of short‐run performance of cross‐border mergers and acquisitions: Evidence from the UK acquiring firms
Purpose - The aim of this paper is to consider the short-run performance of UK firms acquiring foreign target firms over a period of 1994-2003 and to explore the impact of deal size and otherExpand
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Explaining the trends in the UK cross-border mergers & acquisitions: An analysis of macro-economic factors
Most of the growth in international production over the past decades has been via cross-border mergers and acquisitions (CBM&As). Yet prior studies examining the trajectory of cross-border M&AExpand
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Barriers to enter in foreign markets: evidence from SMEs in emerging market
Purpose Foreign market entry is considered as a key strategy to grow and survive over longer period of time for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The decision to enter a foreign market isExpand
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Institutional determinants of R&D investment: Evidence from emerging markets
Institutional environment of a country plays an important role for innovation activities. Our results confirm that external environment of emerging countries influence the R&D investment. UsingExpand
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Risk-taking Propensity, Managerial Network Ties and Firm Performance in an Emerging Economy
The objective of the study was to examine the effect of entrepreneurs’ risk-taking propensity on firm performance and the moderating role of managerial network ties on this relationship in aExpand
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Entrepreneurs’ optimism, cognitive style and persistence
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the moderating effects of cognitive style dimensions on the relationship between entrepreneurs’ optimism and persistence. Design/methodology/approachExpand
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Does financial resource slack drive sustainability expenditure in developing economy small and medium-sized enterprises?
While firms continue to commit slack financial resources to sustainability causes, knowledge is lacking on how financial resource slack drives sustainability expenditure under varying conditions ofExpand
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Home country macroeconomic factors on outward cross-border mergers and acquisitions: Evidence from the UK
In this paper, we examine the dynamic effects of key macroeconomic factors on the UK crossborder mergers and acquisitions (CBM&A) outflows over the period 1987–2008. Using a seven variable vectorExpand
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An Analysis of the Inward Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions in the U.K.: A Macroeconomic Perspective
The incidence of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (CBM&As) has accelerated over the past two decades. Yet previous empirical work relating to CBM&As has been confined to firm-specific factors.Expand
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Financing Behaviour of R&D Investment in the Emerging Markets: The Role of Alliance and Financial System
This paper examines the financing behaviour of R&D investments in emerging markets. Drawing on institutional theory and using panel data of generalized methods of moment (GMM) estimation for a sampleExpand
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