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  • Bibliography on the significance of globalization-specific factors for SME competitiveness

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Ambastha, A., Momaya, K. (2004). Competitiveness of Firms: Review of Theory Frameworks and Models. Singapore Management Review, 26(1): 45-61.

Awuah, G. B., Amal, M. (2011). Impact of Globalization. The Ability of Less Developed Countries’ (LDCs’) Firms to Cope with Opportunities and Challenges. European Business Review, 23(1): 120-132.

Barney, J. B. (2001). Is the Resource-Based “View” a Useful Perspective for Strategic Management Research? Yes. Academy of Management Review, 26(1): 41-56.

Berthou A., Emlinger, C. (2010). Crisis and the Collapse of World Trade: The Shift to Lower Quality, CEPII WP 2010-07.

Blackburn, R., Wainwright, T. (2010). The Year Ahead: A View from Britain’s Small Businesses. Project Report, London, UK: Barclays Bank PLC. Retrieved on May 05, 2013 from: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/ 17522/1/Blackburn-R-17522.pdf.

Bloom, N., Schweiger, H., Reenen, J. V. (2012). The Land that Lean Manufacturing Forgot? Management Practices in Transition Countries. Economics of Transition, 20(4): 593–635.

Buzzigoli, L., Viviani, A. (2009). Firm and System Competitiveness: Problems of Definition, Measurement and Analysis. In Viviani, A. (Ed.). Firms and system competitiveness in Italy, 11-37. Firenze University Press.

Chen, H. C., Holton, E. F., Bates, R. (2005). Development and validation of the learning transfer system inventory in Taiwan. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 16(1): 55-84.

Chew, D. A. S., Yan, S., Cheah, C. Y. J. (2008). Core Capability and Competitive Strategy for Construction SMEs in China. Chinese Management Studies, 2(3): 203-214.

EC. (2011). SMEs’ Access to Finance Survey. Analytical Report, 7 December 2011. Retrieved on June 20, 2013 from: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/finance/files/2011_safe_analytical_ re port_en.pdf.

EC. Competitiveness proofing. Retrieved on June 06, 2013 from: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/ policies/smart-regulation/impact-assessment/competitiviness-proofing/index_en.htm

ECB. (2010). Survey on the Access to Finance of SMEs in the Euro Area, March to September 2010. Retrieved on March 11, 2013, from: http://www.ecb.int/pub/pdf/other/accesstofinancesmallmediumsizedenterprises 2010 10en.pdf.

ECB. (2011). Survey on the Access to Finance of SMEs in the Euro Area, April to September 2011. Retrieved on June 06, 2013 from: http://www.ecb.int/pub/pdf/other/accesstofinance smallmediumsizedenterprises20111 2en.pdf?f 26100663 413bd77243997b28bac05e4.

Ecorys. (2012). EU SMEs in 2012: at the crossroads. Annual report on small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU, 2011/12, Rotterdam, September, 2012. Retrieved on March 29, 2013 from: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/sme/facts-figures-analysis/performance-review/files/supporting-documen ts/2012/annual-report_en.pdf.

Eisenhardt, K. M., Martin, J. A. (2000). Dynamic Capabilities: What are They?. Strategic Management Journal, 21(10/11): 1105-1121.

Esposito, P., Vicarelli, C. (2011). Explaining the Performance of Italian Exports during the Crisis: (Medium) Quality Matters. Luiss Lab of European Economics, Working Paper 95.

Fabiani, S., Schivardi, F., Trento, S. (2005). ICT adoption in Italian manufacturing: firm-level evidence. Industrial and Corporate Change, 14 (2): 225-249.

Forman, C., Goldfarb, A., Greenstein, S. (2008). Understanding the Inputs into Innovation: Do Cities Substitute for Internal Firm Resources? Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, 17(2): 295-316.

Galanakis, K. (2006). Innovation Process. Make Sense Using Systems Thinking. Technovation, 26(11): 1222-1232.

Grant, R. (2002). Contemporary Strategy Analysis, 4 ed. Oxford: Blackwell Business.

Halabi, C., Lussier, R. (2010). A Model for Predicting Small Firm Performance: Increasing the Probability of Entrepreneurial Success. Universidad Diego Portales, Working Paper No 03.

Harms, R, Kraus, S., Schwarz, E. (2009). The Suitability of the Configuration Approach in Entrepreneurship Research. Entrepreneurship and Regional Development, 21(1): 25-47.

Humphrey, J., Schmitz, H. (2002). Developing country firms in the world economy. Governance and upgrading in global value chains. INEF Report, 61, Duisburg.

Jansson, H., Sandberg, S. (2008). Internationalization of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in the Baltic Sea Region. Journal of International Management, 14(1): 65-77.

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Klapper, L. F., Sarria-Allende, V, Zaidi, R. (2006). A Firm-Level Analysis of Small and Medium Size Enterprise Financing in Poland. World Bank Policy Research, Working Paper 3984, Washington, DC: World Bank.

Lev, B. (2004). Sharpening the Intangibles Edge. Harvard Business Review, 82(6): 109-116.

Man, T. W. Y., Lau, Th., Chan, K. F. (2002). The Competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises: A Conceptualization with Focus on Entrepreneurial Competencies. Journal of Business Venturing, 17(2): 123-142.

Masurel, E. K. van Montfort, K., Lentink, R. (2003). SME: Innovation and the Crucial Role of the Entrepreneur. Retrieved on April 6, 2013 from: ftp://zappa.ubvu.vu.nl/20030001.pdf.

Mathur, G., Jugdev, K., Fung, T. S. (2007). Intangible Project Management Assets as Determinants of Competitive Advantage. Management Research News, 30(7): 460-475.

Matlay, H., Fletcher, D. (2000). Globalization and strategic change: some lessons from the UK small business sector. Strategic Change, 9(7): 437-449.

Michor, L., Harms, R., Schwarz, E., Breitenecker, R. (2010). Configurations of New Ventures and SMEs: a Literature Review of Empirical Research. 18th Annual High Technology Small Firms Conference, HTSF, 25-28 May 2010, Enschede, The Netherlands. Retrieved on June 7, 2013 from: http://doc.utwente.nl/73419/1/Michor.pdf.

Miller, D. (1996). Configuration Revisited. Strategic Management Journal, 17(7): 505-512.

O’Neill, K. (2010). Entrepreneurship and SMEs Policy – no Need to Innovate?. 36th ISBC 2010 Pre-conference, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, October 2-4, 2010. Retrieved on January 15, 2012 from: http://news.ulster.ac.uk/podcasts/ Taiwan.doc.

O’Regan, N., Ghobadian, A., Sims, M. (2005). Fast tracking innovation in manufacturing SMEs. Technovation, 20: 1-11.

OECD (2000). Enhancing the Competitiveness of SMEs in the Global Economy: Strategies and Policies. Retrieved on June 11, 2013 from: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/20/1/2010176.pdf.

OECD (2007). Enhancing the Role of SMEs in Global Value Chains. Background Report for the OECD Global Conference, Tokyo, May 31, June 1, 2007.

Oliveira, T., Martins, M. F. (2010). Firms patterns of e-business adoption: evidence for the European Union-27. The Electronic Journal Information Systems Evaluation, 13(1): 47-56.

Peteraf, M. A. (1993). The Cornerstones of Competitive Advantage: A Resource Based View. Strategic Management Journal, 14(3): 179-191.

Porter, M. E. (1998). Competitive Strategy: Techniques for Analyzing Industries and Competitors: With a New Introduction. New York: The Free Press.

Porter, M. E., Sachs, J. J., McArthur, J. (2002). Executive Summary: Competitiveness and Stages of Economic Development. In Porter, M. E., Sachs, J. J., Cornelius, P. K., McArthur, J. W., Schwab, K. (Eds.). The Global Competitiveness Report 2001-2002, 16-25. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Porter, М. E. (2004). Competitive advantages of nations. Sofia: Classics and style Publ. (In Bulgarian).

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Ramdani, B., Kawalek, P. (2007). SMEs and IS Innovations Adoption: A Review & Assessment of Previous Research. Accidentia Revista latinoamericana de Administration, 39: 47-70. Retrieved on June 30, 2013 from: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=71603904#.

Rosenbusch, N., Brinckmann, J., Bausch, A. (2010). Is Innovation Always Beneficial? A Meta-Analysis of the Relationship between Innovation and Performance in SMEs. Journal of Business Venturing, 26(4): 441-457.

Sanchez, R., Heene, A. (2004). The new Strategic Management: Organization, Competition, and Competence. New York: Wiley.

Sarasvathy, S. D. (2004). The Questions We Ask and the Questions We Care About: Reformulating Some Problems in Entrepreneurship Research. Journal of Business Venturing, 19(5): 707-717.

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Simeonova-Ganeva, R., Vladimirov, Z., Boeva, M., Panayotova, N., Ganev, K., Peneva, R. (2011). Analysis of the Situation and Factors for Development of SMEs in Bulgaria: SMEs in the Crisis Context. Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency, Noema, Sofia.

Simeonova-Ganeva, R., Vladimirov, Z., Ganev, K., Panayotova, N., Dimitrova, T., Yordanova, D., Boeva, M., Kulev, D., Peneva, R., M. Todorova, M. (2012). Analysis of the Situation and Factors for Development of SMEs in Bulgaria 2011-2012: Economic Recovery and Competitiveness. Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprises Promotion Agency, Noema, Sofia.

Simpson, M., Docherty, A. J. (2004). E-commerce Adoption Support and Advice for UK SMEs. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 11(3): 315-328.

Singh, R. K., Garg, S. K., Deshmukh, S. G. (2008). Strategy development by SMEs for competitiveness: a review. Benchmarking: an International Journal, 15(5): 525 – 547.

Sirikrai, S. B., Tang, J. C. S. (2006). Industrial Competitiveness Analysis: Using the Analytic Hierarchy Process. Journal of High Technology Management Research, 17(1): 71-83.

Szerb, L., Terjesen, S. (2010). Measuring the Competitiveness of Small Businesses. Retrieved ON May 30, 2013 from: http://www.kmu.unisg.ch/rencontres/Renc2010/ Topics_2010/C/Rencontres_2010_Topic_C_Szerb_ Terjesen _f.pdf.

Szerb, L., Ulbert, J. (2009). The Examination of the Competitiveness in the Hungarian SME‘s sector: Firm Level Analysis. Acta Polytechnica Hungarica, 6(3): 105-123.

Toppinen, A., Toivonen, R., Mutanen, A., Goltsev, V., Tatti, N. (2007). Sources of Competitive Advantage in Woodworking Firms of Northwest Russia. International Journal of Emerging Markets, 2(4): 383-394.

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  •  Bibliography on the theoretical foundations of SMEs competitiveness factors in the context of globalization

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Awuah, G. B., and Amal, M. (2011). Impact of globalization. The ability of less developed countries’ (LDCs’) firms to cope with opportunities and challenges, European Business Review, 23 (1), pp. 120-132.

Bakan, I., and Do?an, I. F. (2012). Competitiveness of the Industries based on the Porter’s Diamond Model: An Empirical Study. IJRRAS 11 (3), pp. 441-455, Available at: www.arpapress.com/Volumes/Vol11Issue3/ IJRRAS_11_3_10.pdf, Accessed on: February 17, 2014.

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