Succeeding in the French market: recommendations for small businesses

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dc.contributor.author Kontinen, Tanja
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-18T07:26:39Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-18T07:26:39Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Kontinen, T. (2011). Succeeding in the French market: recommendations for small businesses. Journal of Business Strategy, 32 (1), 15-25.
dc.identifier.issn 0275-6668
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/27299
dc.description.abstract Purpose – The purpose of this research is make managerial recommendations for firms operating or planning to operate in the French market. Design/methodology/approach – This study reports findings from an in-depth case study covering eight Finnish SMEs operating in the French market. To facilitate the understanding of the recommendations, the findings are discussed through typical features of the French culture. Findings – The findings report the best practices of eight Finnish SMEs operating in France. Research limitations/implications – Although the case study method made it possible to acquire detailed knowledge about the firms' internationalization, the findings can be generalized only to some extent. Practical implications – Managers of family and other types of SMEs will find several practical tools to facilitate their business in the French market. Originality/value – Prior research has focused on managerial practices in France to a limited extent as compared to other countries. en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Emerald
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Business Strategy
dc.rights © Emerald
dc.subject.other kansainvälistyminen fi
dc.subject.other Ranska fi
dc.subject.other Suomi fi
dc.subject.other internationalization en
dc.subject.other France en
dc.subject.other Finland en
dc.subject.other best practices en
dc.title Succeeding in the French market: recommendations for small businesses
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:jyu-2011071811159
dc.subject.kota 512
dc.contributor.laitos Kauppakorkeakoulu fi
dc.contributor.laitos School of Business and Economics en
dc.type.uri http://purl.org/eprint/type/SubmittedJournalArticle
dc.identifier.doi doi:10.1108/02756661111100283
dc.description.version Final draft
eprint.status http://purl.org/eprint/type/status/PeerReviewed

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