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Technological constraints to firm performance: the moderating effects of firm linkages and cooperation
(Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019-02-11)
Manufacturing and services SMEs in Africa face challenges and constraints exacerbated by ineffectual government policies, environmental turbulence and the near-absence of institutional support. This study investigates if ...
Management as a profession: a typology based assessment
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to establish a typology of a profession and to then assess the circumstances under which management could be classified as a profession against such a typology. Design/methodology ...
Logics and rationalisations underpinning entrepreneurial decision-making
(Emerald Publishing Ltd, 2017-02-20)
The Differential Impact of Public and Private Governance Institutions on the Different Modes of Foreign Investment
(Taylor and Francis, 2016-07-18)
This paper examines the respective impacts of public and private governance institutions on foreign direct and foreign portfolio investment inflows. We present two hypotheses: (1) there is a strong correlation between the ...
How does national culture enable or constrain entrepreneurship? Exploring the role of Harambee in Kenya
(Emerald Insight, 2018-08-13)
The paper seeks to conceptualise how various value dimensions of Harambee, the Kenyan culture, affect the fostering of entrepreneurial behaviours. Theoretically, we draw upon perspectives that view culture as a toolkit and ...
The Impact of Organizational Culture Differences, Synergy Potential, and Autonomy Granted to the Acquired High-Tech Firms on the M&A Performance
The aim of the article is to examine the factors influencing the overall acquisition performance of the companies acquiring the high-tech firms. The data were gathered during 2007-2009 via a cross-sectional survey using a ...
Global board games project: a cross-border entrepreneurship experiential learning initiative
Entrepreneurship training and development in the context of higher education has grown tremendously over the past four decades. What began as offerings of a handful of courses aimed primarily at business planning and small ...
Assessing the Impact of Social Structures in International Opportunity Recognition: A Case Study of Brazilian Technology Firms
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2019-11-18)
This chapter explores how the recognition of opportunities regarding developing technology and entering a new market is influenced by the systemic effect of social forces. These include institutions, social networks and ...
Piloting a portfolio of experiential learning activities for international business students
(Taylor & Francis, 2019-12-18)
The paper reflects on the practice of implementing a portfolio of experiential learning activities in workshops involving undergraduate students in an international business management module. The aim of the workshops was ...