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An emerging photonics industry: the success vulnerability paradigm
Author(s): David McHardy Reid
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Paper Abstract

This paper sets out to examine the internationalization processes of a sample of companies drawn from a cluster of photonics companies. Twenty CEOs were interviewed, face to face. Using content analysis combined with a grounded theory influenced approached the texts of these interviews were appraised. In this way the internationalization theory was critiqued and some insights developed into the international strategy process. Some salient findings emerged, some of strategic significance to the companies in the photonics cluster.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 August 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10313, Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging, 1031351 (29 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2283977
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David McHardy Reid, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10313:
Opto-Canada: SPIE Regional Meeting on Optoelectronics, Photonics, and Imaging
John C. Armitage, Editor(s)

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