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Siri Terjesen

Assistant Professor, Indiana University, USA
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Siri Terjesen holds a PhD from Cranfield School of Management (2006), a master’s in international business from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (Norges Handelshùyskole), where she was a Fulbright scholar (2002), and a BS in business administration from the University of Richmond, Virginia (1997). She is an assistant professor in the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and a visiting research fellow in the entrepreneurship, growth, and public policy group at the Max Planck Institute of Economics in Jena, Germany. She has been widely published in leading journals and is a coauthor of Strategic Management: Logic & Action (Wiley, 2008).

Articles by this Author

  • Understanding Equity Capital in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
    by Siri Terjesen
    Entrepreneurs may require both debt and equity financing, and often start their firms by financing growth through equity. Equity capital is money invested in the venture with no legal obligation on the entrepreneur to repay the principal amount or to pay interest on it; however, it requires sharing the ownership and profits with the funding source, and possibly also paying dividends to equity investors.After value has been built, entrepreneurs...
  • Joint Ventures: Synergies and Benefits
    by Siri Terjesen
    A joint venture (JV) is a formal arrangement between two or more firms to create a new business for the purpose of carrying out some kind of mutually beneficial activity, often related to business expansion, especially new product and/or market development. A JV is the most popular type of contractual alliance among firms; other types include formal long-term contracts, informal alliances, and acquisitions. JVs may take the form of a...
  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Patterns, Motives, and Strategic Fit
    by Siri Terjesen
    Mergers and acquisitions are two broad types of restructuring through which managers seek economies of scale, enhanced market visibility, and other efficiencies. A merger occurs when two companies decide to combine their assets and liabilities into one entity, or when one company purchases another. The term is often used to describe a merger of equals, such as that of Daimler-Benz and Chrysler, which was renamed DaimlerChrysler (see case study)....

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