A Research Agenda for International Entrepreneurship


A Research Agenda for International Entrepreneurship

9781803925684 Edward Elgar Publishing
Edited by Christian Felzensztein, Reh Family Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurial Leadership, Clarkson University, New York, US and Sascha Fuerst, Research Professor, Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, EGADE Business School, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Publication Date: 2023 ISBN: 978 1 80392 568 4 Extent: 346 pp
Addressing the intersection between the fields of international business and entrepreneurship, this topical Research Agenda wholly encapsulates the multi-dimensional nature of international entrepreneurship. It provides essential insight into themes for future research alongside their practical implications.

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Elgar Research Agendas outline the future of research in a given area. Leading scholars are given the space to explore their subject in provocative ways, and map out the potential directions of travel. They are relevant but also visionary.

Addressing the intersection between the fields of international business and entrepreneurship, this topical Research Agenda wholly encapsulates the multi-dimensional nature of international entrepreneurship. It provides essential insight into themes for future research alongside their practical implications.

This crucial Research Agenda proposes a fully up-to-date definition for international entrepreneurship, discussing how particular new ventures may be effective in assessing factors such as the abilities of firms to collaborate and solve problems. Authors offer significant insight into contemporary topics within the study of international entrepreneurship, including the effects of digital technology on market strategy and post-pandemic entrepreneurial undertakings.

Those studying international business, marketing and entrepreneurship will find this Research Agenda to be hugely beneficial. Due to its use of exemplar cases, entrepreneurs of new business ventures will benefit from its practical applicability.
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‘A timely, insightful book for all interested in the research, pedagogy and practice of international entrepreneurship (IE). Editors Felzensztein and Fuerst outline an impactful research agenda for the field with each chapter providing a unique perspective on some of the most important IE research questions of the post-COVID era.’
– Professor Martina Musteen, San Diego State University, US

‘While the field of international entrepreneurship has grown over the past few decades, there is still much work to do to address the ever-changing grand challenges of our time. This must-read collection of articles provides a comprehensive overview and path for moving the field forward.’
– Professor Stephanie Fernhaber, Butler University, US

‘This research book constitutes a very timely and highly relevant input to the academic studies of International Entrepreneurship. The book centers around the research areas of IE; Founders, Firm and Environment (Madsen et al 1997) and brings in the newest progress in the field. The book presents interesting viewpoints as to different kinds of International New Ventures/Born Globals and research insights about Entry Modes, Learning and Internationalization processes. The book advances the view of network processes, sustainability, and digitalization. As a contribution to the UN SDGs has a pivot chapter on Internationalizing new ventures from emerging markets.’
– Professor Per Servais, Linnaeus School of Business & Economics. Distinguished professor, Voxen University, India
Contributors include: Sunday A. Adebisi, Rosario Andreu, Eyal Benjamin, David Crick, James M. Crick, Christian Felzensztein, Massimo Ferdinandi, Sascha Fuerst, Olusoji J. George, Eli Gimmon, Lizbeth A. Gonzalez-Tamayo, Eini Haaja, Anna Karhu, Jani Mäkelä, Rod B. McNaughton, Jonathan Van Mumford, Peter John Mumford, Niina Nummela, Adeniyi D. Olarewaju, Stine Øyna, Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki, Juan M. Pellegrino, Manuela Presutti, Laura Rienda, Lasse Torkkeli, Man Yang, Yang Yang

1 A research agenda for international entrepreneurship 1
Sascha Fuerst and Christian Felzensztein
2 The born global phenomenon: A review of process
research 15
Stine Øyna
3 Learning in incrementally and rapidly
internationalizing firms: a review of the literature
and propositions 55
Juan M. Pellegrino and Rod B. McNaughton
4 Typology for strategizing in international new ventures 91
Eyal Benjamin and Eli Gimmon
5 Scaling and scalability in volatile global markets:
An exploratory study of rapidly internationalizing
Finnish SMEs 117
Jani Mäkelä, Niina Nummela, and Eriikka
6 International entrepreneurship, inter-firm
collaboration and export capability development 143
James M. Crick and David Crick
7 The government as an effectual stakeholder in
the entrepreneurial co-creation of markets for
emerging technologies: the case of Rocket Lab 165
Jonathan Van Mumford and Peter John Mumford
8 Surviving the jungle or driving the change:
International entrepreneurs as agents in
institutional change 193
Eini Haaja, Anna Karhu, and Eriikka Paavilainen-Mäntymäki
9 International entrepreneurial marketing in the
digital era 215
Man Yang and Lasse Torkkeli
10 Entrepreneurial perception and intention: The
influence of networks on Spanish SMEs’ intention
to internationalize towards China 235
Yang Yang, Rosario Andreu, and Laura Rienda
11 Ethnic profiling of luxury goods consumers in
Southeast Asia: New insights in the international
entrepreneurship approach 259
Massimo Ferdinandi and Manuela Presutti
12 Institutions and internationalization of SMEs in an
emerging African economy: The moderating role
of sustainable entrepreneurship 287
Adeniyi Damilola Olarewaju, Sunday Abayomi
Adebisi, Olusoji James George, and Lizbeth Alicia

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