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Il successo internazionale delle PMI italiane: quali competenze distintive?

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  • Francesca De Girolamo
  • Lucia Piscitello

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The contribution investigates the main features that fuel the international growth of Italian small and medium enterprises (SMEs). The analysis is based on the descriptive statistics harvested from the results of a survey on SMEs that have at least one foreign affiliate carried out in the 2000-2008 period. Above all, the analysis: i) shows that Italian SMEs possess distinctive marketing, organizational and supply chain management competences, and ii) implies a positive relationship between that expertise and the international growth of the SMEs.

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  • Francesca De Girolamo & Lucia Piscitello, 2010. "Il successo internazionale delle PMI italiane: quali competenze distintive?," ECONOMIA E POLITICA INDUSTRIALE, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 2010(3), pages 189-200.
  • Handle: RePEc:fan:polipo:v:html10.3280/poli2010-003009
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    1. Schilirò, Daniele, 2011. "Innovation and performance of Italian multinational enterprises of the “fourth capitalism”," MPRA Paper 34916, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Daniele Schilirò, 2011. "Performance e Profili delle Imprese Multinazionali del Quarto Capitalismo," CRANEC - Working Papers del Centro di Ricerche in Analisi economica e sviluppo economico internazionale crn1104, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Centro di Ricerche in Analisi economica e sviluppo economico internazionale (CRANEC).
    3. Daniele SCHILIRO, 2011. "Innovation And Performance Of Italian Multinational Enterprises Of The "Fourth Capitalism"," Journal of Advanced Research in Management, ASERS Publishing, vol. 0(2), pages 89-103, December.

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    Keywords

    PMI multinazionali italiane; competenze distintive; crescita internazionale;

    JEL classification:

    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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