IMPROVING RESEARCH ON INTERNATIONAL NEW VENTURES

Pablo Leão, Renato Souza Santos

Resumo


Objective: Different patterns of internationalization of new ventures have been questioning classical international business theories in the last couple decades. In this manuscript, we delve into the rapid internationalization approaches to provide a comprehensive and contemporary literature review on the most recent empirical research on international new ventures, as well as to document thoroughly the discrepancies and dissonances in the literature.

Method: By doing so we contribute with the field by presenting propositions which were drawn from a systematized analysis of 35 articles which summed a total of 167 case studies regarding international new ventures.

Main Results: Our research contributes to a better understanding of the phenomenon of international new ventures and the advancement of research in this area.

Relevance/originality: Our research contributes to fill the gap in the sparse development of international new venture theory through a case-based literature review methodology.

Theoretical/methodological contributions: Our research contributes with propositions that indicate a path for the advancement of international new venture theory.


Palavras-chave


international entrepreneurship; international new ventures; rapid internationalization

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18568/internext.v16i2.627

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