Chapter 2: The relationship between innovation and internationalization of SMEs: a review of theoretical perspectives
Restricted access

The chapter reviews the existing literature on the interplay between innovation and internationalization of SMEs categorising existing studies on this theme across a range of theoretical perspectives including the Resource Based View (RBV), Institutional theory, Network theory and Entrepreneurial theory, among others. This review discusses the evolution of the literatures both over time and across disciplines offering the reader a rich tour d'horizon of this important field of international business research. In particular, the chapter is aimed at helping the IB research community to further enrich research areas and questions that are theoretically grounded and importantly advance the current state of knowledge in this field.

You are not authenticated to view the full text of this chapter or article.

Access options

Get access to the full article by using one of the access options below.

Other access options

Redeem Token

Institutional Login

Log in with Open Athens, Shibboleth, or your institutional credentials

Login via Institutional Access

Personal login

Log in with your Elgar Online account

Login with you Elgar account