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[Acknowledgment] This research was supported in part by a National Science Foundation CAREER Grant (SES 0552089) and a Hong Kong Research Grants Council Grant (CUHK4650/06H). Earlier versions of this paper was presented at the University of Sydney (December 2007), Western Washington University (May 2008), University of Hong Kong (July 2008), and National Taiwan University (December 2008). We thank Christine Chan, Cheng-Min Chuang, Hong-Jen Chiu, Lorraine Eden, Chuck Kwok, Steve Globerman, Syd Gray, Jongwook Kim, Tatiana Kostova, Tom Roehl, Yu-Shan Su, Ben Tipton, Gracy Yang, and seminar participants for their helpful comments. All views expressed are ours and not those of the funding agencies.
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International business (IB) is known for its diversity and consequently its lack of central frameworks unifying the discipline. At AIB50/JIBS40, it is time to "stand and deliver." In this spirit, we argue that a unified framework has emerged. Our proposed fundamental question is: What determines the success and failure of firms around the globe? To address this question, IB literature can be broadly organized along two core perspectives: (1) the institution-based view and (2) the resource-based view. We suggest that this framework helps clarify the direction of our discipline, acknowledges its... [continues]
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