Policies to support internationalization

Smallbone, David and Do, Hang (2017) Policies to support internationalization. In: RENT XXXI: Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research; 15-17 Nov 2017, Lund, Sweden.

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Abstract

This paper presents practical suggestions and recommendations as to how public policy in Europe could make more of a contribution to the profitable exploitation of foreign market opportunities by Europe’s SMEs. The paper will seek to combine practical policy relevance with theoretical soundness. As such, it will present a relevant and useful example of the relationship between scientifically robust research and public policy making. In this regard, the opportunity will be taken to identify a number of relevant issues in public policy making including some conclusions drawn with respect to the extent to which policy for internationalization is evidence based, as well as aspects of internationalization policy appears to have run ahead on the scientific evidence base.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Title: RENT XXXI: Relevance in Entrepreneurship Research
Organising Body: European Institute for Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM), European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ECSB)
Research Area: Business and management studies
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Business and Law (until 2017) > Small Business Research Centre
Faculty of Business and Law (until 2017)
Depositing User: Hang Do
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2017 16:45
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017 16:45
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/40122

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