Industry, Enterprise, and Behavioral Predictors For Inter-Firm Cooperation in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises
AbstractOften the cooperation behavior of enterprises is described as a rational, conscious, and planned process. If so, a model should be able to identify distinguishing features that have a significant impact on the propensity for inter-firm cooperation. The proposed model analyzes the influence of the firm’s, the entrepreneur’s, and the industry-specific characteristics on the cooperation behavior via a single model that can be used to explain different kinds of cooperation. In thiscontext, the model utilizes five year panel data to identify significant differences with regard to the place of cooperation and the origin of cooperation partners.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by U.S. Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy in its series The Office of Advocacy Small Business Working Papers with number 03rh.
Length: 8 pages
Date of creation: 2003
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2003-09-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2003-09-08 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-IND-2003-09-08 (Industrial Organization)
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