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A Cross-national Comparison of the Internationalisation Trajectories of Internet Start-Ups

Loane, Sharon and Bell, James (2002) A Cross-national Comparison of the Internationalisation Trajectories of Internet Start-Ups. The Irish Journal of Management, 23 (2). pp. 53-74. [Journal article]

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Abstract

There is considerable current research interest on how the Internet and related technologies can enable smaller firms to internationalise rapidly. Many believe that these technologies offer unprecedented opportunities for such firms to overcome geographic barriers to expansion into foreign markets (Hamill 1999, Poon & Jevons 1997, Samiee 1998, Katz & Murray 2002). Indeed, the argument that smaller firms can particularly benefit from the ability to gather information, promote themselves and service customers in new markets for relatively little expense is very persuasive (Quelch & Klein, 1996; Chattell, 1998; Franson, 1998). Many authors also contend that …

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:Small business, internet, internationalisation
Faculties and Schools:Ulster Business School > Department of International Business
Ulster Business School
Research Institutes and Groups:Business and Management Research Institute
ID Code:12402
Deposited By: Dr Sharon Loane
Deposited On:17 Dec 2013 09:01
Last Modified:17 Dec 2013 09:01

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