Critical Success Factors of SME Internationalization


  • Tarun K. Bose Khulna University


This study was directed towards investigating the critical success factors of SME internationalization. Qualitative and explorative research work have been carried out to detect the key underlying variables existing in the context. Thorough review of literature reveals four important variables as key success factors. Those are: the current internationalization scenario, future internationalization prospects, internationalization competencies, and strategies for internationalization. A conceptual networking model was established from the literature which describes the multidimensional and networking relationship among the main variables and underlying constructs. This study contributed toward developing a model for successful internationalization framework by covering important literature in the field of SME internationalization.  


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