International Entrepreneurship and the Theory of the (Long–Lived) International Firm: A Capabilities Perspective

  title={International Entrepreneurship and the Theory of the (Long–Lived) International Firm: A Capabilities Perspective},
  author={A. Al-Aali and D. Teece},
  journal={Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  pages={116 - 95}
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