Digital transformation and international strategies

Strange, Roger, Chen, Liang and Fleury, Maria Tereza Leme (2022) Digital transformation and international strategies. Journal of International Management. ISSN 1075-4253

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Abstract

This paper reflects on the implications of digital transformation for international business (IB) theory and research. We briefly discuss its potential impact and stress that how digitalization affects traditional firms' international strategies remains under-studied. We provide an overview of the papers in this Special Issue which aspire to answer this important question through various angles. Finally, we shed light on avenues for future research, focusing specifically on how the Internet of Things and demand-side innovation in ecosystems offer opportunities to extend internalization theory.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: digital transformation, digital technologies, internet of things, global value chains, ecosystems, internalization theory
Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > Strategy and Marketing
Research Centres and Groups: International Business
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Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2022 13:05
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2022 13:05
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/106459

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