نوع مقاله : علمی - پژوهشی
1 دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی قزوین
2 استادیار، دانشکده کارآفرینی، دانشگاه تهران،
3 استادیار گروه آموزشی مدیریت منابع انسانی و کسب و کار
4 استاد یار گروه مدیریت دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی قزوین
عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: The purpose of this exploratory study is to provide a model for early internationalization of small and medium food industries in Iran.
Methodology: To achieve this goal, first in the qualitative section, with a "systematic review" of studies and research conducted, the dimensions and components of early internationalization of SME are identified and approved by a group of experts in three stages by fuzzy Delphi method. Then, in a quantitative part, by surveying food industry managers, the most important influential components in the early internationalization of small and medium-sized companies were calculated by SPSS software and then analyzed.
Findings: The early internationalization of SME ensures the stability of businesses in global markets, access to low-cost resources, and the rapid return on investment.
Result: Factors affecting the early internationalization of SME were classified in three pillars of organization, environment and individual and six dimensions of structure, management, culture, competitive environment, institutional institutional environment and psychological characteristics and proposed model was presented.