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Paper info: A PROCESS MODEL OF INTERNATIONALIZATION - NEW TIMES DEMANDS NEW PATTERNS

Title


A PROCESS MODEL OF INTERNATIONALIZATION - NEW TIMES DEMANDS NEW PATTERNS

Authors


Annika Laine and Sören Kock

Place of Publication


The paper was published at the 16th IMP-conference in Bath, U.K in 2000.

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Abstract


The U-model is one way of analyzing the process of internationalization. The primarily aimof this paper is to explore in what way the model suits reality concerning Finnish SMEs.Thepaper also briefly examines the SMEs? ?co-operation? concerning different activities,with different parties both in Finland and abroad as a base for further studies that willintegrate the traditional process model of internationalization with the network approach.