International entrepreneurship research: What scope for international business theories

Young, S., Dimitratos, P. and Dana, L.P. (2003) International entrepreneurship research: What scope for international business theories. Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 1(1), pp. 31-42. (doi:10.1023/A:1023286232541)

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Abstract

International entrepreneurship (IE) research has commonly neglected significant perspectives applied by international business scholars. Explanations for the emergence and growth of international entrepreneurial firms largely focus on the resource-based view and the network perspective. While these approaches are useful, we suggest that IE would benefit significantly from a greater emphasis on its lsquointernational naturersquo. Therefore, theories of international business should be employed in conjunction with other approaches in order to appropriately emphasize the lsquointernational characterrsquo, holistically study the IE notion, and considerably broaden the scope of IE examination. Suggestions for relevant research directions are discussed.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Young, Professor Stephen and Dimitratos, Professor Pavlos
Authors: Young, S., Dimitratos, P., and Dana, L.P.
Subjects:H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
College/School:College of Social Sciences > Adam Smith Business School > Management
Journal Name:Journal of International Entrepreneurship
Publisher:Springer New York LLC
ISSN:1570-7385
ISSN (Online):1573-7349

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