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Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Global Economy

Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises and the Global Economy

Edited by Gerald I. Susman

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) often have difficulty competing in the global economy unless they collaborate with domestic or foreign partners or with public sector organizations. This book addresses the resource leverage and innovation challenges that increased global trade represents for SMEs. In doing so, it explores how SMEs can become more competitive at home and in foreign markets as stand-alone firms or as members of supplier and customer networks.

Chapter 8: Knowledge and Capabilities in Subcontractor’s Evolution: The Italian Case

Roberto Grandinetti, Andrea Furlan and Arnaldo Camuffo

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship


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