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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)

The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.

 


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email: jjmf@ubi.pt
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

THE ROLE OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE IN STRATEGIC DETERMINANTS OF EXPORT PERFORMANCE: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
15 : Special Issue: 2014 Spanish-Portuguese Scientific Management Conference ( 2015-03 )

Abstract:

The main goal of this article is to analyze the role that competitive advantage takes on the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation, resources and capabilities, and export performance of Portuguese small and medium enterprises exporting footwear industry.

Additionally this research has the following specific objectives: 1) to propose and test a model to analyze the relationship between these determinants, competitive advantage and export performance, and 2) to analyze how the competitive advantage influences the adoption of certain internationalization’s strategies.

In this context, we performed a literature review of the thematic object of analysis, later we carry out a quantitative, descriptive and exploratory empirical study. Thus, in view of the scope of the proposed objectives, the methodological approach will be based on the adoption of quantitative methodology for the development of this work.

Author(s): ORLANDO LIMA RUA - Portugal - Polytechnic of Porto
ALEXANDRA SILVA FRANÇA - Portugal - Polytechnic Institutes of Northern Portugal
Keywords: entrepreneurial orientation, resources and capabilities, competitive advantage, export performance.
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