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Influence of organizational capabilities and environmental factors on internationalization strategy of SMEs


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Ahmed, I. K. and Raja Yusof, Raja Nerina and Abdul, Mohani and D., Nadarajah (2017) Influence of organizational capabilities and environmental factors on internationalization strategy of SMEs. In: Global Conference on Business and Economics Research (GCBER) 2017, 14-15 Aug. 2017, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor. (pp. 463-470).

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The study discusses organizational capabilities in relation to entrepreneurial experience, innovation, networking and external environmental factors consisting of industry and market, international network relationship, international innovativeness and international market skill to explain internationalization of SMEs. The paper draws on theoretical push and pull framework to explain the constructs and present the intermediating factor between push and pull forces and internationalization of SMEs. The review of literature shows that international entrepreneurial orientation and export promotion program as intermediating variables in the model can increase or lessen the interactive forces of pull and push factors. The study discussed evidence of relationship between the research constructs and how the interactive forces influence the internationalization of SMEs.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Faculty of Economics and Management
Putra Business School
Publisher: Faculty of Economics and Management, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Organizational capabilities; External environmental factors; Push and pull factors; Internationalization of SMEs
Depositing User: Nabilah Mustapa
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2018 03:38
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2018 03:38
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/58738
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