With improvements in technology in an increasingly global environment, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are quickly gaining ground outside their home turfs. But as this enlightening account from the Economist Intelligence Unit reveals, numerous challenges keep some SMEs from making the leap to foreign shores. Interviews with SME executives provide a unique perspective and set this report apart. getAbstract recommends it to entrepreneurs and SME owners considering expanding their businesses beyond their borders.
In this summary, you will learn
- What challenges small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face when expanding abroad,
- Which areas of the world SMEs find most and least attractive, and
- How some successful SMEs have globalized.
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