Book publication: Dominguez, N. & Mayrhofer, U. (eds.) (2018), “Key Success Factors of SME Internationalisation: A Cross-Country Perspective”, Emerald. This collective book offers a cross-country perspective on the internationalisation of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Scholars from prestigious institutions in Europe, North America, Australia and China provide new insights on how SMEs develop and perform their international activities. Their innovative approach is particularly useful to understand the major role played by SMEs in today’s global economy. The authors identify key factors that facilitate the international expansion of SMEs. They explain how SMEs can succeed their development in both mature and emerging economies. Their findings are based on quantitative surveys and in-depth case-studies. Recommendations are provided to help SME managers increase the performance of their international activities. Contents: Part I: Major drivers of SME internationalisation Lasse Torkkeli, Niina Nummela and Sami Saarenketo: A global mindset - still a prerequisite for successful SME internationalisation? Birgit Hagen and Antonella Zucchella: Entrepreneurial marketing as a key driver of early and sustained internationalisation Pervez N. Ghauri and Ulf Elg: The impact of inter-firm collaborations on SME internationalisation Maria Cristina Sestu, Antonio Majocchi and Alfredo D’Angelo: Entry mode strategies: Are SMEs any different? Cristina Villar García and José Pla-Barber: The high-performing SMEs in traditional manufacturing sectors: Innovation and foreign operation modes Part II: Key success factors of SME internationalisation in mature markets Olli Kuivalainen, Jani Lindqvist, Mika Ruokonen and Sami Saarenketo: The role of support services during the internationalisation of Finnish software SMEs Noémie Dominguez and Ulrike Mayrhofer: How can promotion agencies impact SME internationalisation? The case of the French company SLAT Stefan Schmid: Internationalisation strategies and processes of the German Mittelstand Katharina Maria Hofer and Alexandra Baba: Market entry strategies, innovation and performance of SMEs in the service sector Part III: Key success factors of SME internationalisation in emerging markets Josée St-Pierre, Richard Lacoursiere and Sophie Veilleux: Québec SME risk management and exports to Asian countries Noémie Dominguez and Ulrike Mayrhofer: Succeeding in the Chinese market: The case of the French company Mixel Agitators Christiane Prange and Youzhen Zhao: Strategies for internationalisation: How Chinese SMEs deal with distance and market entry speed Luisa Campos, Catherine Axinn, Susan Freeman and Gabriele Suder: Motivations to internationalise: Evidence from Brazilian shoe firms About the editors: Noémie Dominguez is associate professor of international business at iaelyon School of Management, Jean Moulin University. Ulrike Mayrhofer is professor of international business at iaelyon School of Management, Jean Moulin University. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.