Smes’ export performance in Algeria: A configuration approach

Mohamed Yacine Haddoud, Paul Jones, Robert Newbery

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Abstract

Succeeding in export markets remains a challenging task for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) operating in developing countries. Empirical studies from these regions on SMEs’ internationalisation remain scarce bringing contrasting evidence to those emerging from developed countries. To increase understanding on these issues, the present study adopts a novel fuzzy-set comparative analysis technique to investigate the combination(s) of different resource factors driving Algerian SMEs’ export performance. Using a sample of 103 exporters, the study identifies two distinct resource configurations likely to boost SMEs export performance. The present study holds important implications for the internationalisation literature and the export promotion organisa-tions in developing countries.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCreating entrepreneurial space
Subtitle of host publicationTalking through multi-voices, reflections on emerging debates
EditorsD. Higgins, P. Jones, P. McGowan
Place of PublicationBingley
PublisherEmerald
Chapter6
Pages91-111
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781787563711
ISBN (Print)9781787563728
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Dec 2018
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameContemporary Issues in Entrepreneurship Research
Volume9A
ISSN (Print)2040-7246
ISSN (Electronic)2040-7254

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