Chinese born global firms and international entrepreneurial mechanism

Junjie Zhang, Rongyao Cheng, Weibin Wang

Abstract


This paper explores Chinese-born global firms’ entrepreneurial mechanism and development mode from multi-theoretical perspectives using company case studies. The findings suggest that for Chinese born global firms, overseas market opportunity’s recognition and exploitation is the starting point and catalyst for their establishment and growth, while global resources integration is growing mode for their continuous development. Results suggest that overseas market knowledge and organization learning are the bases for Chinese born global firms to cultivate and maintain sustainable competitive advantages after they have entered international markets.

The paper explores Chinese-born global firms’ entrepreneurial mechanism and development mode from multi-theoretical perspectives using company case studies from China. The findings suggest that for Chinese born global firms, overseas market opportunity’s recognition and exploitation is the starting point and catalyst for their establishment and growth, while global resources integration is growing mode for their continuous development. Results suggest that overseas market knowledge and organization learning are the bases for Chinese born global firms to cultivate and maintain sustainable competitive advantages after they have entered international markets.

 


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born global firms; overseas market opportunity recognition; organization learning

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