International Conference on Advances in Human Science, Economics and Social Study - AHES 2014
Author(s) : MUCHSIN S. SHIHAB , TRI WISMIARSI
This study is a qualitative research, which focuses on internationalization of born global SMEs. It was found that born global SMEs use networks and innovation to enter, grow and survive in their overseas markets. They used effectuation rather than causation approach to develop networks and do their innovations. The data were collected from 8 SMEs from different areas of Indonesia. The research findings contribute to the explanation theory of born global firms, especially through network development and innovation of SMEs.