AbstractThis dissertation examines the relationship between managers' inter-personal networks and SME internationalisation. The author argues that the confounding effects derived from inter-personal networks on SME internationalisation are determined by the means with which they are acquired, i.e. a formal versus informal setting. This dissertation's results indicate that, while formal inter-personal networks positively influence SME internationalisation, the opposite holds for informal inter-personal networks.
|Date of Award||15 Jun 2013|
|Supervisor||Justin Craig (Supervisor) & Timothy Kiessling (Supervisor)|
The Role of Inter-personal Networks in SME Internationalisation
Eberhard, M. (Author). 15 Jun 2013
Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis