Evaluation of Factors Influencing on Development of Export in SMEs

Mansoureh Aligholi

Abstract


The present research tries to evaluate the influence of factors that are effective in development of export in SMEs in Ardebil province in Iran. It aims to investigate the influence of each of the components competition in internal market, company size, goods packaging, manager's skill in destination country language and elimination of procedural obstacles on export development. Questionnaire was used to gather data. Questionnaires were distributed in active SMEs in 2 industrial estates in Ardebil city and finally, 157 questionnaires were collected. Lisrel software and structural equations modeling were used to analyze data. All hypotheses were verified at the end of the research.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2014.v5n20p3010


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Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences ISSN 2039-9340(Print) ISSN 2039-2117(Online)

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