The Born Global Model For Romanian Small And Medium Enterprises Internationalization
The article analyses the possibilities for Romanian small and medium enterprises to internationalize as Born Globals. Small and medium enterprises in European economies and all over the world are more and more exposed to global pressures induced by globalization and market integration processes, which amplifies the need to be competitive and confront international markets through internationalization. Small and medium enterprises internationalization is an amplifying phenomenon, which has been the topic of wide spread research efforts in the last decades. The most recent trend in this field is the Born Global model, which points out to small and medium enterprises that show very rapid and intensive international growth right from or close to inception. In order to investigate the small and medium enterprises internationalization possibilities as Born Globals, several major underlying factors of the emergence of Born Globals are considered, representing both internal and external push and pull forces to internationalization. The applicability of the Born Global model of internationalization for Romanian small and medium enterprises is outlined by the examination of each factor’s triggering role in the current Romanian context. Based on this analysis, consequent policy recommendations for stimulating the Romanian small and medium enterprises internationalization as Born Globals are proposed.
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