AJIBM  Vol.7 No.11 , November 2017
Research on Enterprise Internationalization Strategy Based on Path Dependence Theory: Literature Review and Future Prospect
Abstract: Although there are many kinds of literature on the internationalization of enterprises and strategic path dependence research were reviewed, there are no scholars on the path dependence theory perspective of the enterprise international strategy research specifically reviewed. In this paper, the literature review method is used to review the literature on the international strategic path of enterprises. First of all, the focus of combing the relevant literature involved in the concept, characteristics, the origin and development of the theory. Then, this paper introduces some scholars’ related discussions on the internationalization path dependence of enterprises. Finally, on the basis of these, the future direction of the research on the path dependence of the internationalization of enterprises is put forward from the aspects of cognitive perspective, dynamic capability theory and theoretical framework.
Cite this paper: Yang, W. (2017) Research on Enterprise Internationalization Strategy Based on Path Dependence Theory: Literature Review and Future Prospect. American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 7, 1229-1243. doi: 10.4236/ajibm.2017.711087.

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