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Transnational Entrepreneurship: Issues of Sme Internationalization in the Indian Context
Contributor(s): Manimala, Mathew J. (Editor), Wasdani, Kishinchand Poornima (Editor), Vijaygopal, Abhishek (Editor)
ISBN: 9811062978     ISBN-13: 9789811062971
Publisher: Springer Nature
    OUR PRICE: $179.00  
Product Type: Hardcover
Published: September 2019
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This edited volume develops an understanding of the strategies, processes, issues and concerns involved when small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) go international with their local products/services and vice versa. It is a compendium of eighteen selected chapters on the subject, supported by an introductory chapter. The contributions are organized in four parts based on the sub-themes they deal with. The first part, containing the introductory chapter, provides different perspectives on transnational entrepreneurship, returnee entrepreneurship and their linkages with the internationalization process. The subsequent parts have chapters dealing with three sub-themes of the subject – the internal factors (individual and firm-level resources), the external factors (entrepreneurial ecosystem), and the process of organizational transformation and change, respectively, in the context of SME internationalization.

Special issues and challenges being faced by SME entrepreneurs in

emerging economies have been highlighted in this book, discussing key contemporary issues with regard to internationalization in the three dimensions outlined above. Further, the book explains how an entrepreneur can engineer the transformation of his/her organization into an international SME.

This book is a very useful resource for entrepreneurs and policy-makers in general, and for academics and researchers in particular, as it provides an overview of the contemporary research in the critical areas of SME internationalization and transnational entrepreneurship by highlighting the linkages between them with special reference to emerging economies.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Business & Economics | Entrepreneurship
- Business & Economics | International | Economics
- Business & Economics | Nonprofit Organizations & Charities
Dewey: 338
Series: Entrepreneurship and Development in South Asia: Longitudinal Narratives
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.25" H x 6.10" W x "
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Contributor Bio(s):

Mathew J. Manimala is currently Director, Xavier Institute of Management & Entrepreneurship (XIME), Bangalore, India. Prior to joining the XIME in July 2015, he was a professor and chairperson of the Organisational Behaviour & Human Resources Management area at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), where he has also served as the Jamuna Raghavan Chair Professor of Entrepreneurship, and as the chairperson of the N.S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (NSRCEL). His earlier academic positions were at the Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI) and Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). He is a recipient of the prestigious Academy of Management (AOM) Heizer Award for outstanding research in the field of new enterprise development, and has published several research papers and books in the areas of entrepreneurship and organizational behaviour. He is a member of the editorial board of several journals and the editor of South Asian Journal of Management (SAJM).

Kishinchand Poornima Wasdani is a Consultant at Grant Thornton India LLP, Bangalore and the Associate Editor of South Asian Journal of Management, published by the Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA). She obtained her doctoral degree from the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore. Post her PhD, she joined Sir M Visvesvaraya Economic Research Centre, a research initiative of the Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), as the Research Head. Her research interests include entrepreneurship, new venture creation, social entrepreneurship, small and medium enterprises, and organization behaviour.

Abhishek Vijaygopal is a Doctoral Research Scholar at the Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Science (IISc.), Bangalore. His areas of research interest inc

lude corporate governance, entrepreneurship, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), organization behaviour and solid waste management (SWM). He was earlier an Information Technology (IT) professional and has six years of combined experience working in both Java/J2EE and Microsoft technologies. During this period, he worked in both analytical and development roles, in the domains of financial services, manufacturing and training.