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Handbook of Research on Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Global Economy

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Globalization demands the creation of new business approaches to achieve high levels of competitiveness. Cultural differences factor into policies as companies expand their businesses in different countries and seek to collaborate with international entrepreneurs. The Handbook of Research on Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation in the Global Economy brings together research on international business, entrepreneurship, and innovation in order to present a comprehensive publication for business professionals. This volume is an essential reference source for practitioners, academicians, researchers and upper-level students interested in learning about internationalization and innovation in a global market.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
    1. BOOK COVERAGE
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation: Macroeconomic Studies, Public Policies, and Culture
    1. Chapter 1: Entrepreneurship and National Culture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      4. NATIONAL CULTURE
      5. CULTURAL DIMENSIONS OF HOFSTEDE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      6. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
      7. RESULTS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. LIMITATIONS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Innovation Policies and Barriers to Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. JUSTIFICATION AND BACKGROUND
      4. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 3: Opening the Black Box of the Venture Capital-Entrepreneur Relationship
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READINGS
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: New Product Development and the Challenges of Internationalization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTERNATIONALIZATION
      4. NETWORK-BASED VIEW OF INTERNATIONALIZATION
      5. IMPORTANCE OF INTERORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE SUPPLY CHAIN
      6. METHODOLOGICAL ASPECTS
      7. CASE STUDY
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Obstacles to Portuguese Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Andorra
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. OBSTACLES TO MIGRANT ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
  9. Section 2: Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation: Sector Studies
    1. Chapter 6: Potential of Tourism Sector in Italy as a Means of Entrepreneurship and Growth for Italian Companies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 7: Innovation in Healthcare Organizations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. 2. EMPIRICAL STUDY
      5. 3. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      6. 4. CONCLUSION
      7. 5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 8: Innovation in the Indian Banking Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. EMPIRICAL STUDY
      5. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 9: Exploring Entrepreneurship and Innovation Scenarios in a Portuguese Hospitality Group
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. INNOVATION TYPOLOGIES IN THE TOURISM SECTOR
      5. EMPIRICAL STUDY
      6. METHODOLOGY AND CASE STUDY
      7. DISCUSSION OF RESULTS AND FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH AND LIMITATIONS
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 10: Start-Ups and Spin-Offs in Biotechnology Sector in Poland
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DETERMINANTS OF BIOTECH SPIN-OFFS AND START-UPS DEVELOPMENT IN POLAND IN THE LIGHT OF RESEARCH COMMERCIALISATION
      4. COMMERCIALISATION AS A BUSINESS MODEL FOR SPIN-OFFS: LITERATURE OVERVIEW
      5. ANALYSIS OF POLISH BIOTECH SPIN-OFF BUSINESS MODELS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Internationalization and Social Innovation in the Public Sector and NGOs
    1. Chapter 11: Comparison of Internationalization Degree of Public Higher Education Institutions in Portugal and Spain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE OF THE UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONALIZATION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
      4. EMPIRICAL STUDY
      5. RESULTS ANALYSIS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 12: Internationalization of Polish Higher Education within Knowledge Transfer and Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: CONDITIONS AND THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF POLISH HIGHER EDUCATION
      4. IMPLEMENTATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION IN TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION OF UNIVERSITIES ON POLISH-CZECH BORDER
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 13: Understanding Social Innovation in the Context of Social Enterprises
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SOCIAL INNOVATION
      4. GENERATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SOCIAL INNOVATION
      5. THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE
      6. METHODOLOGICAL PROCEDURES
      7. PRACTICAL APPLICATION
      8. ANALYSIS OF THE CASES
      9. FINAL CONSIDERATIONS
      10. QUESTIONS FOR REFLECTION
      11. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 14: Innovation in Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUSTAINABILITY IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
      4. INNOVATION IN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
      5. HOW TO INFORM ABOUT UNIVERSITY SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
      6. BENEFITS FOR SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE UNIVERSITIES
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTE
    5. Chapter 15: Innovation through Corporate Social Responsibility
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND EUROPEAN BACKGROUND
      4. CASE STUDY: LEARNING FROM RESPONSIBLE AND INNOVATIVE COMPANIES IN SPAIN AND POLAND
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
  11. Section 4: Internationalization, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation in Family Businesses and SMEs
    1. Chapter 16: R&D Activities in Family Firms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRIOR RESEARCH AND HYPOTHESIS
      4. HYPOTHESIS
      5. RESEARCH DESIGN
      6. RESEARCH MODEL
      7. RESULTS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      14. ENDNOTE
    2. Chapter 17: Can an Innovation Oriented Vision Statement Really Trigger Innovation in Small and Medium Sized Enterprises?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 18: Internationalization Process of Innovative SMEs in Lebanon
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SMEs: A LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 2. THE CONCOMITANT BETWEEN INNOVATION AND SMEs INTERNATIONALIZATION
      5. 3. CONSTRUCTION OF A FRAMEWORK STYLISED OF THE INTERNATIONALIZATION OF LEBANESE SMEs
      6. 4. EMPIRICAL VALIDATION AND TESTING RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS
      8. LIMITS AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVE
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. ENDNOTES
      13. APPENDIX 1: FIGURES 3-6
      14. APPENDIX 2: REFERENCE
  12. Section 5: Internationalization of Entrepreneurial Innovation: Trends and Challenges
    1. Chapter 19: Innovation in Experiential Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MANAGING EXPERIENTIAL SERVICES
      4. INNOVATION MANAGEMENT IN EXPERIENTIAL SERVICES
      5. INTERNATIONALIZATION OF EXPERIENCE SERVICES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTE
    2. Chapter 20: Determinants of Organizational Innovation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND HYPOTHESES
      4. DETERMINANTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL INNOVATION
      5. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUDING REMARKS
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 21: Organizational Innovation beyond Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND: INNOVATION IN THE SERVICE SECTOR
      4. THE INTERNAL MARKET ORIENTATION AS A SUCCESS FACTOR IN NSD
      5. EMPIRICAL STUDY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 22: Supply Chain Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INNOVATIVE SUPPLIERS
      4. HOW TO IDENTIFY INNOVATIVE SUPPLIERS
      5. HOW TO MANAGE INNOVATIVE SUPPLIERS
      6. HOW TO IMPROVE THE INNOVATION CAPACITY OF THE SUPPLIERS
      7. THE BEHAVIOR OF INNOVATIVE SUPPLIERS
      8. ENHANCING THE INNOVATION CAPABILITY
      9. EXPLORING THE FRAMEWORK PROPOSED
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 23: Managing Intrapreneurial Employees in Internationalized Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INNOVATION IN INTERNATIONALIZED SERVICE FIRMS
      4. INTRAPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR AS A SOURCE OF INNOVATION
      5. MANAGING A MULTINATIONAL WORKFORCE
      6. AN INTEGRATIVE MODEL OF INTRAPRENEURIAL BEHAVIOR IN INTERNATIONALIZED SERVICES
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ENDNOTES
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors