GRIMES, A., DOOLE, I. and KITCHEN, P. J. (2007). Profiling the capabilities of SMEs to compete internationally. Journal of small business and enterprise development, 14 (1), 64-80.Full text not available from this repository.
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to detail the rationale for, and development of, the Export Marketing Profiling System; a methodology for profiling and benchmarking the capabilities of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to compete internationally. Design/methodology/approach – It is the outcome of four years of research, incorporating quantitative, qualitative and longitudinal studies into the international activities of SMEs. Findings – The findings of this research are utilised in the development of a system that recognises key themes and distils them into the specific characteristics, competencies, capabilities and activities that contribute to successful performance in international markets.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||competitive strategy, export markets, small to medium-sized enterprises, United Kingdom|
|Research Institute, Centre or Group:||Centre for Individual and Organisational Development|
|Depositing User:||Ann Betterton|
|Date Deposited:||20 May 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Dec 2009 18:23|
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