Paper info: A PROCESS MODEL OF INTERNATIONALIZATION - NEW TIMES DEMANDS NEW PATTERNS
A PROCESS MODEL OF INTERNATIONALIZATION - NEW TIMES DEMANDS NEW PATTERNS
Annika Laine and Sören Kock
Place of Publication
The paper was published at the 16th IMP-conference in Bath, U.K in 2000.
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.