Institutional environment and network competence in successful SME internationalisation

  title={Institutional environment and network competence in successful SME internationalisation},
  author={Lasse Torkkeli and Olli Kuivalainen and Sami Saarenketo and Kaisu Puumalainen},
  journal={International Marketing Review},
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the impact of institutional environment on the international performance of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and how this relationship is influenced by network competence. Design/methodology/approach This study uses a quantitative approach. In total, 119 internationally operating Finnish SMEs from five industry sectors are sampled via a cross-sectional survey. Data are analysed through regression modelling. Findings The… 

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