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International opportunity recognition in international new ventures—a dynamic managerial capabilities perspective

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This article aims to advance theoretical knowledge of the international opportunity recognition in international new ventures (INVs) from a dynamic capabilities perspective with particular focus on the emergent perspective of dynamic managerial capabilities. Building the extant literature on international opportunity recognition, dynamic capabilities theory, this paper presents a conceptual framework explaining how dynamic capabilities of the firm can be created and enacted through the entrepreneur’s dynamic managerial capabilities and actions for international opportunity identification for international firm growth. Drawing on the dynamic capabilities theory and more recent dynamic managerial capabilities perspective, this article enriches understanding of how opportunities are identified for the venture’s international development and growth. The article concludes with theoretical and research implications.

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Andersson, S., Evers, N. International opportunity recognition in international new ventures—a dynamic managerial capabilities perspective. J Int Entrep 13, 260–276 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10843-015-0149-5

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