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Journal of International Entrepreneurship OnlineFirst articles

Open Access 03.08.2022

Subnational institutional configurations and international expansion of SMEs in emerging economies

In contrast to institutional studies based on comparisons between countries and based on a deterministic perspective that analyses the influence of institutions on the performance of the individual in emerging economies, the present research looks …

verfasst von:
Antonia Mercedes García-Cabrera, María Gracia García-Soto


Dynamic capabilities in sole proprietorships: theoretical model through grounded theory

The purpose of this study is to identify the model that explains the process of creating dynamic capabilities of the sole proprietorships in the music industry. Following the design of the constructivist grounded theory, the cross-sectional study …

verfasst von:
Víctor Hugo Nopo Olazabal, Niria Marleny Goni Avila


Entrepreneurial choices depend on trust: Some global evidence

Interpersonal trust and people’s trust in institutions are important components of social capital, which has been shown to have not only innate social value but also diverse direct and indirect positive social and economic impacts. Using data for …

verfasst von:
Esa Mangeloja, Tomi Ovaska, Ryo Takashima


Innovation as an internationalisation determinant of Brazilian technology-based SMEs

The general objective of this article is to analyse innovation as a determinant of the internationalisation patterns of Brazilian technology-based SMEs (small and medium enterprises) in different sectors and with different technological features.

verfasst von:
Bárbara Ilze Semensato, Fábio Lotti Oliva, Gilles Roehrich


Design-oriented policy interventions: The case of technology-based international entrepreneurship in emerging context

Research outcomes can contribute to achieving more accuracy, efficiency, and dynamism in policy interventions. In addition, the application of design models can help gain a better trade-off between precision and inclusiveness in policy practice.

verfasst von:
Ali Marjovi, Behrouz Zarei

31.03.2022 | Author Correction

Correction to: International entrepreneurial opportunity: A systematic review, meta‑synthesis, and future research agenda

verfasst von:
Salar Gholizadeh, Reza Mohammadkazemi

Open Access 17.03.2022

Institutional change and entrepreneurship as occupational choice—The case of South Korea

Even though research on the influence of institutions on entrepreneurial activities has recently gained scholarly attention, most studies are quantitative cross-country analyses that assume response homogeneity. Qualitative single-country studies …

verfasst von:
Diana Schüler


Government support, strategic alliance and internationalization: Evidence from indigenous Ghanaian exporters

The degree of internationalization requires a symbiotic relationship between, the state, competitor (as a domestic interfirm alliance) and international/foreign partner or agent to develop efficiency, competency, competitiveness and increase in …

verfasst von:
Lydia Nyankom Takyi, Vannie Naidoo, Courage Simon Kofi Dogbe

Open Access 07.03.2022

The upcoming rise of SMEs in cross-border public procurement: is it a matter of networking capabilities?

The participation of SMEs in public procurement is a recurring theme in recent academic literature. However, little attention has been paid to its influence in cross-border procurement. To participate in this market, SMEs must overcome barriers …

verfasst von:
Teresa Fayos, Haydeé Calderón, Juan Manuel García-García, Belén Derqui

Open Access 01.03.2022

The impact of human, social, and psychological capital on academic spin-off internationalization

Academic spin-offs (ASOs) are companies with a strong international vocation for two main reasons: first, they market their products and services in global market niches to profit from their high investment in R&D, characteristic of the sectors in …

verfasst von:
Mariluz Fernández-Alles, Dara Hernández-Roque, Mercedes Villanueva-Flores, Mirta Díaz-Fernández


Do CEO’s traits matter in innovation outcomes?

The study investigates the influence of CEO attributes on innovation outcomes on all firms listed on the SBF120 index between 2001 and 2013. We provide the following results. First, CEOs who graduate in business are less prone to introduce new …

verfasst von:
Nadia Loukil, Ouidad Yousfi


More power for international entrepreneurs: the effect of digital readiness of economies on channeling national R&D resources to entrepreneurship

In the economic paradigm of the twenty-first century, the increasing importance of innovation for SMEs and their global expansion motivates research on determinants of innovative entrepreneurship. While the literature suggests that R&D intensity …

verfasst von:
M. Mahdi Moeini Gharagozloo, Fatemeh Askarzadeh, Ali Moeini Gharagozloo


Exploring the intellectual structure of research on ‘born globals’ and INVs: A literature review using bibliometric methods

The present research paper shows the results of an analysis of the existing literature on one of the topics that has sparked the most interest amongst scholars and researchers in the fields of international management and entrepreneurship: born …

verfasst von:
Francisco García-Lillo, Enrique Claver-Cortés, Mercedes Úbeda-García, Bartolomé Marco-Lajara