P.F. Wiedersheim's scientific contributions

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... Although the concept of nonlinear patterns in explaining firm internationalization has been widely accepted in international business (IB) literature (e.g., Benito & Welch, 1994;Kafouros, Hashai, Tardios & Wang, 2022), a question that has not been addressed is how a firm's nonlinear internationalization is shaped in an ever-changing foreign environment. The dynamic institution-based view (Meyer, Estrin, Bhaumik & Peng, 2009;North, 1990) and the internationalization process perspective (Johanson & Vahlne, 2009;Johanson & Wiedersheim-Paul, 1975) consider a firm's internationalization as a series of responses to changes in foreign countries. Nevertheless, in addition to expanding into a foreign country, firms may exit the country (i.e., de-internationalize, Benito & Welch, 1997) and, after a time-out period, reenter it (i.e., re-internationalize, Welch & Welch, 2009). ...