volume 24, issue 3, P194-215 2016
DOI: 10.1108/mbr-06-2016-0023
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Barbara Francioni, Alessandro Pagano, Davide Castellani

Abstract: Purpose The purpose of this paper is to provide a systematic and updated assessment of studies on key exporting stimuli for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and to propose a research agenda on this topic. Design/methodology/approach The authors develop a review of empirical articles on SMEs’ exporting stimuli and outline future research directions based on key emerging drivers. Findings Research on SMEs’ exporting drivers focuses mainly on human resources’ competences, skills and subjective characteris…

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