Emerging Paradigms In International Entrepreneurship
Edited by Marian V. Jones, Professor of Internationalization and Entrepreneurship and Co-Director, Centre for Internationalization and Enterprise Research (CIER), Business School, University of Glasgow, UK and Pavlos Dimitratos, Assistant Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece and Senior Research Fellow (on a visiting basis), CIER, Business School, University of Glasgow, UK
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Series: The McGill International Entrepreneurship series
International entrepreneurship as a field of study is not necessarily confined to the internationalisation phenomenon, and recently advanced definitions suggest significant scope for the development and establishment of, as yet, undetermined parameters.
Contents: Foreword Part I: International Entrepreneurship, Development of the Field and the Effects of a New Economy Emerging Paradigms in International Entrepreneurship: A Synopsis 1. Back to the Future: International Entrepreneurship in the New Economy Part II: Conceptual and Paradigmatic Developments 2. Internationalization and the Performance of the Small Firm: A Review of the Empirical Literature between 1996 and 2001 3. Conceptual and Methodological Underpinnings in the Study of Rapid Internationalizers 4. Portfolio Entrepreneurship: A Description and its Link to International Entrepreneurship Part III: The Experimental Emphasis in Entrepreneurial Internationalization 5. The Export Problems of Internationalizing SMEs: Some Empirical Evidence using a ‘Critical Incident’ Technique 6. Is the Globe Becoming Small or is the Small Becoming Global? Part IV: International Entrepreneurship and the Internet: A Developing Research Agenda 7. Internet-enabled International Entrepreneurship: A Conceptual Model 8. Determinants of Internet Export Performance: A Conceptual Framework for Small and Medium-sized Firms 9. The Internet and the Internationalization of Small Knowledge-intensive Firms: A Conceptual Approach Part V: Contacts, Links and Networks: Process-Driven Internationalization 10. International Entrepreneurship and Network Relationships: The International Marketing Communications Sector 11. Returning to the Field in Internationalization: An Exploratory Study of Contemporary Small Firms in the Advanced Medical Products Industry 12. The Role of Inward FDI in Internationalization of Six Affiliates in Estonia: A Network Perspective Part VI: Cross-Sectoral, Cross-National and Cross-Cultural Comparisons 13. Chinese, Italian and Sikh Ethnic Entrepreneurship in Canada: Implications for the Research Agenda, Education Programmes and Public Policy 14. A Comparative Exploratory Investigation into the Perceptions of Internationalizing Firms in Singapore and the UK 15. How Entrepreneurial are University Alumni? A Scottish and International Comparison Index