Thursday, April 24, 2014

Going Abroad in Search of Higher Productivity at Home

CAPRON Laurence, BERTRAND Olivier
Going Abroad in Search of Higher Productivity at Home Harvard Business Review 92, 6 (2014)

You have your eye on a foreign company with an exciting business model—or maybe it has knowledge your firm lacks—and you’re pondering whether to acquire it. In theory, the acquisition would give your company new expertise and help it grow, but integrating a foreign firm might hamper your domestic operations. Should you make the purchase?