Faculty Scholarship 1994 - Present

Corporate Diversification and Dynamic Change: An International Investigation

The present study adopts a dynamic perspective of the diversification and performance for the same year, a five-year period was used to allow time for the effects of diversification moves to be incorporated into the firm. Over this five-year period firms have an opportunity to experience major changes in diversification profiles. It would be interesting to understand whether changes in a firm's diversification profile will have an impact on firm performance, as well as the direction of this relationship. Therefore, the present study investigates the issues of dynamic changes in diversification and their corresponding effect on changes in firm performance.