Cultural differences and capability transfer in cross-border acquisitions: the mediating roles of capability complementarity, absorptive capacity, and social integration

Ingmar Björkman, Günter K. Stahl, Eero Vaara

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Original languageEnglish
Peer-reviewed scientific journalJournal of International Business Studies
Volume38
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)658-672
Number of pages15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article - refereed

Keywords

  • cross-border acquisitions
  • cultural differences
  • capability transfer
  • KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER
  • MULTINATIONAL-CORPORATIONS
  • POSTACQUISITION INTEGRATION
  • HORIZONTAL ACQUISITIONS
  • LEARNING PERSPECTIVE
  • STRATEGIC ALLIANCES
  • NATIONAL CULTURE
  • DECISION-MAKING
  • GLOBAL STRATEGY
  • VALUE CREATION

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