Geographic Scope , Product Diversification and the Corporate Performance of Japanese Firms

  title={Geographic Scope , Product Diversification and the Corporate Performance of Japanese Firms},
  author={Andrew Delios and H. Kong and Paul W. Beamish and Richard Ivey and Ayako Kira and Jenny Lam and Jimmy Miyoshi},
The study extends research on the geographic scope, product diversification and performance relationship by exploring both the antecedents and consequences of geographic scope. In so doing, it addresses a fundamental criticism of the geographic scope-performance relationship; namely, that the observed positive relationship between geographic scope and performance is spurious because it is the possession of proprietary assets that are the foundation of superior performance, not expansion into… CONTINUE READING
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