Globalization of U.S. small technology firms : a practitioner perspective on selected electronics-related sectors / John S. Bowers and Ilan Alon

S. Bowers, John and Alon, Ilan (2000) Globalization of U.S. small technology firms : a practitioner perspective on selected electronics-related sectors / John S. Bowers and Ilan Alon. Journal of International Business and Entrepreneurship, 8 (2). pp. 97-111. ISSN 0128-7494

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Abstract

This paper reviews various factors that owners and managers of U. S. small technology firms in the aircraft & spacecraft, electrical machinery, and instrument industries can consider as they become more involved with the internationalization of their businesses. Small businesses, including small technology firms, are an important aspect of each country's economy. As a result of globalization, these types of small businesses can grow and improve profitability by taking advantage of business opportunities in various countries and regions throughout the world. International trade for three industries aircraft & spacecraft, electrical machinery, and instruments) is reviewed to illustrate the potential opportunities for small technology firms in these industries.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Globalization, Small technology firms, International trade, United States
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > Small business. Medium-sized business
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > International economic relations > Globalization
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce > International economic relations > International trade
Divisions: Malaysian Entrepreneurship Development Centre (MEDEC)
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitan 1
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2015 04:36
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2016 06:31
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/11423

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