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Firms seeking to expand across borders look for advantages offered by the foreign location in conjunction with their own capabilities. Migrants by virtue of their inherited and acquired knowledge of the business and the institutional environment of their country of origin and their country of residence can be valuable sources of knowledge for firms. Firms can leverage this diversity in their workforce, which has been brought about by increased cross-border migration, to utilize the knowledge and connections of ethnic resources for achieving growth through cross-border corporate expansion.

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Pallavi Shukla

Pallavi Shukla

Rutgers Business School

Dr. Pallavi Shukla is Assistant Professor in the Department of Management & Global Business at Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick. She received her Ph.D. in Management from Rutgers University. Professor Shukla’s research interests lie at the intersection...

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John Cantwell

John Cantwell

Rutgers Business School

Dr. Cantwell came to Rutgers as Professor of International Business in 2002. Coming from a Chair in International Economics at the University of Reading in the UK, he has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", the University of the...

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