International New Ventures and Early Internationalization

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Subtitle: relational networks and workers specific skills as enhancing agents
Author list: Lobo C, Maldonado I
Publication year: 2018
Languages: English-Great Britain (EN-GB)


Based on the opinions of different entrepreneurs, this study seeks to
determine the importance of several factors as inducers of the
internationalization process by companies that have internationalized early in
their life cycle. Factors such as the relational networks, entrepreneurs’
specific skills and international experience of employees are considered. The
empirical study was conducted on a sample of 320 Portuguese companies. Data
Exploratory Analysis methodologies and Univariate Statistical Inference
methodologies were used. Evidence was found for the importance of Relational
Networks, for Specific skills of the employees, and for the International
Experience of employees, in line with the chosen Theoretical Model.


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