Theorizing on entrepreneurial orientation in international business: A synthetic review


Both, entrepreneurship and international business have been topics of interest for academicians, businessmen and policy-makers around the world. Now it is obvious that entrepreneurs also do business internationally. International entrepreneurship is still a new research domain within international business studies and current empirical investigations focus on entrepreneurial orientation while internationalizing. The main objective of the paper is to discuss the concept of the international entrepreneurial orientation, by linking entrepreneurial orientation and internationalisation of the firm. The article is based on in-depth literature review and its critics.


international entrepreneurship; entrepreneurial orientation; internationalization; international business

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Published : 2017-02-10

NarayananV. (2017). Theorizing on entrepreneurial orientation in international business: A synthetic review. International Entrepreneurship Review, 3(1), 9-23.

Vijay Narayanan
Cracow University of Economics  India

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