This master dissertation focuses on the challenges and strategies for SMEs in the internationalization process. Particularly it focuses on perceived challenges from resource-based view. In order to describe the challenges, the study focuses on those resources that SMEs needed in the initial stage of the internationalization process.
As the students of international business, we recognize that small and medium enterprises or SMEs and various aspects of their businesses especially the internationalization process has been of much attention to the scholars, academics and businesspeople during recent years.
Abstract The objective of this study is to explore the influential factors that contribute the successfulness of Dubai SME's to expand abroad by applying the theory of internationalization (OLI model), resource base theory, and institutional base theory.
Thesis Defense Date: 4th June, 2012. II Executive Summary Since globalization and advanced technology were introduced, international new ventures, or the born-global firms have become increasingly active in the international markets from the inceptions or shortly after their foundations. The internationalization of born-global small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is of growing interest.
Title of thesis: The Internationalization Strategies of e-commerce SMEs and Start-ups in South Korea Date: 13 April 2018 Degree: Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration Supervisor: Tamar Almor Objectives The main objective of this study is to investigate the internationalization patterns of Korean SMEs and start-ups operating in the e-commerce industry. In order to do that.
The proposed internationalization construct can be considered to be a valid measure of the internationalization of SMEs by capturing their multi-dimensionality.The new construct advanced in this study is richer than previous research and offers a relatively complete picture that can be used as a research framework in future examinations of internationalization.
SMEs: A PERSPECTIVE FROM TANGIER A thesis submitted to the University of Gloucestershire in accordance with the requirements of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in the Faculty of Business, Education and Professional Studies. By. Yassine Sefiani. May 2013. ii: This thesis is dedicated, with deepest love and everlasting respect, to the soul of my father, my mother, my brothers, my.
Nevertheless, size cannot be termed as a barrier to the internationalization of SMEs (Coviello and McAuley, 1999). In fact, SMEs are expected to try international growth which has rewards of the control and utilization of control, exclusive and sustainable resources and abilities (Piscitello and Sgobbi, 2004).
The first goal of this study is to investigate and analyze the characteristics and challenges of the internationalization process of foreign small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to Russia. The second goal of this study is to create a model of the production unit establishment process, as designed especially for SMEs.
SMEs and large ones, decide to take part in the global trade. Proactive and reactive motives of internationalization play a major role in this decision-making process. Once a company has decided to internationalize its operations, it seems to be vital to develop an internationalization strategy, taking into consideration various aspects. The aim of this thesis is to develop an.
The Factors Influencing SME Failure in South Africa. A Thesis. Presented to. The Graduate School of Business. University of Cape Town. In partial fulfilment. of the requirements for the. Master of Commerce in Development Finance Degree. by. Sekhametsi Tshepo Leboea (LBXSEK001) February 2017. Supervised by: Tom Ryan. The copyright of this thesis vests in the author. No quotation from.
This thesis identifies a research gap in the literature on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) internationalization, which currently lacks an integrated approach. Within this research field, there are multiple strands of literature that focus on drivers of the internationalization process of SMEs. In the literature review, a shared assumption related to organizational learning and.
To summarize, the research problem of this study is to seek answers to the current phenomenon of SME internationalization in the contexts of Finnish mechanical engineering and metals industry SMEs by asking what the antecedents of internationalization for the Finnish mechanical engineering and metals industry SMEs are, and why these SMEs have decided to expand into Estonia in particular.
The aim of the seminar is to help students research and complete their Master’s thesis by providing them with a theoretical and practical framework, including guidance on resources, requirements and tools to plan and complete their thesis. The seminar will focus on the theme of internationalization strategy.
Using a sample of 164 Japanese SMEs to test these hypotheses, we find that the positive impact of internationalization on performance extends primarily from the extent of a firm's FDI activity. We also find evidence consistent with the perspective that firms face a liability of foreignness.The impact of network relationship on SMEs internationalization process is also described.Chapter 6: New Approach towards Internationalization of SMEs, shows the attempts to integrate different.International opportunities for SMEs Improved technology and communications have made it easier for firms of all sizes and in various locations to do business with each other. The globalisation of large firms and service providers has provided increased opportunities for SMEs to participate in different parts of the value chain of those companies (OECD, 2004). New and innovative corporate.