How does Political Risk affect Firm Performance ? Evidence from Telecommunications License Cancellations in India 1

  • Daniel J. Blake
  • Published 2016


We propose that firms facing adverse political actions divert significant managerial attention from routine operations to responding to the political challenge. As finite managerial attention is spread over a greater number of novel and challenging political activities, rather than the core productive activities, firm performance suffers. Further, if there… (More)

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