What are the main characteristics of born global firms? Evaluate the drivers of market globalization that have allowed born global firms such as Instagram to internationalize at, or near, their founding. What advantages do you think a young company can gain by entering international markets soon after their founding?
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- Chapter 2: “Globalization of Markets and the Internationalization of the Firm” in International Business: The New Realities
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