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Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different?

Sestu, M. C., Majocchi, A. & D'Angelo, A., 2018, Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective . Dominguez, N. & Mayrhofer, U. (eds.). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, (International Business and Management; vol. 34).

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APA

Sestu, M. C., Majocchi, A., & D'Angelo, A. (2018). Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different? In N. Dominguez, & U. Mayrhofer (Eds.), Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective (International Business and Management; Vol. 34). Emerald Group Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-066X20180000034004

Author

Sestu, Maria Cristina ; Majocchi, Antonio ; D'Angelo, Alfredo. / Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different?. Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective . editor / N. Dominguez ; U. Mayrhofer. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2018. (International Business and Management).

Harvard

Sestu, MC, Majocchi, A & D'Angelo, A 2018, Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different? in N Dominguez & U Mayrhofer (eds), Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective . International Business and Management, vol. 34, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-066X20180000034004

Standard

Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different? / Sestu, Maria Cristina; Majocchi, Antonio; D'Angelo, Alfredo.

Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective . ed. / N. Dominguez; U. Mayrhofer. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2018. (International Business and Management; Vol. 34).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Vancouver

Sestu MC, Majocchi A, D'Angelo A. Entry Mode Strategies: Are SMEs Any Different? In Dominguez N, Mayrhofer U, editors, Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective . Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 2018. (International Business and Management). https://doi.org/10.1108/S1876-066X20180000034004


BibTeX

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abstract = "Adopting a quantitative explorative research design, we employed a sample of 770 foreign market entries in the period 2005–2015 to investigate whether particular entry mode strategies such as joint venture or wholly owned subsidiary are differently chosen by small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and large firms. Various tests have been carried out revealing that SMEs show some different features compared to large firms when selecting their entry mode. SMEs react differently to economic downturns, and the diversification level is a crucial determinant for their entry choices while it is not for large firms. Moreover, we found for a set of other factors affecting the entry choice of large firms, not being significant for SMEs. Implications of these findings are discussed.",
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