Siri Terjesen

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WHY DO SOME MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS RELOCATE THEIR HEADQUARTERS OVERSEAS? JULIAN BIRKINSHAW,* PONTUS BRAUNERHJELM, ULF HOLM, and SIRI TERJESEN 1 Advanced Institute of Management Research and London Business School, London, U.K. 2 Department of Transport and Economics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden 3 Department of Business Studies,(More)
A growing body of ethics research investigates gender diversity and governance on corporate boards, at individual and firm levels, in single country studies. In this study, we explore the environmental context of female representation on corporate boards of directors, using data from forty-three countries. We suggest that women's representation on corporate(More)
We explore if the Knowledge Spillover Theory of Entrepreneurship, applied to FDI, provides at least a partial explanation for the greater emergence of recent knowledgebased entrepreneurship in Ireland compared with Wales. In order to examine how FDI and entrepreneurship policy in these two regions might have influenced the levels of knowledge-based(More)
This study explores individual and country-level environmental drivers of informal " seed " investment. We examine four types of informal investors based on business ownership experience (or no such experience) and close family relationship with investee (or no such relationship): " classic love money " , " outsider " , " kin owner " and " classic business(More)
• Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) are two broad types of restructuring through which managers seek economies of scale, enhanced market visibility, and other efficiencies. • A merger occurs when two companies decide to combine their assets and liabilities into one entity, or when one company purchases another. • An acquisition describes one company’s purchase(More)
W e investigate relationships between operational capabilities and new venture survival. On the basis of operations management and entrepreneurship literature, we develop a contingency framework of operational capabilities especially appropriate at different life phases of a new venture’s evolution. We expect that in the first years of a new venture’s life,(More)
This article explores how the phenomenon of entrepreneurship can reinforce itself but also tends to carry the seed of its own eventual demise. We review evidence from theory and empirical studies of these ‘breed’ and ‘kill’ tendencies at individual, inter-individual, firm, industry, regional and national levels of analysis. Policy implications are(More)
Are firms born Global? Because knowledge spillovers that lead to new venture creation are geographically constrained we believe that firms are born local. It follows that the decision to create sustainable new ventures is independent from the decision to internationalize, even if that is the ultimate goal of the firm. We explore two avenues to(More)
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