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Gorynia Marian (Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland), Trąpczyński Piotr (Poznań University of Economics and Business, Poland)
The Internationalisation of Polish Firms under Covid-19 Conditions - Results of an Exploratory Study
Optimum : Economic Studies, 2022, nr 4 (110), s. 3-16, tab., bibliogr. s. 14-16
Eksport, COVID-19, Internacjonalizacja przedsiębiorstw
Export, COVID-19, Enterprise internationalization
JEL Classification: F23, L25, M16
Goal - The present paper addresses the research question as to how previous firm internationalisation leads to sustained commitment to further internationalisation under the conditions of the COVID -19 crisis. Research methodology - The study uses descriptive statistics based on a quantitative survey of 120 Polish exporters from manufacturing sectors. Score - The authors have found some evidence which partly contradicts previous expectations that firms with stronger previous involvement in internationalisation are more likely to sustain or increase their internationalisation commitment during the pandemic and in the post pandemic landscape. Originality / value / implications / recommendations - The authors have explored the boundary conditions under which internationalised firms sustain or extend their internationalisation commitment under pandemic conditions. (original abstract)
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