This week I wrapped up a 3-week project researching American IT companies that expanded into international markets. Normally my clients hire me to focus on markets outside the U.S., so it was interesting to study?the industry I serve. Honestly, I thought I knew all about the American IT industry. I have spent the better part […]
The International Entrepreneur: Blending Company Cultures in Foreign Subsidiaries. Last week a business executive from a green technology firm lamented to me that his company had been purchased by a Swiss firm six months ago.
The International Entrepreneur: Arbitrage, A Smart Firm?s Source of Competitive Advantage. There are many small and medium-sized firms that expand to the most similar markets they can find.