Danubius International Conferences, 7th International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives

SMEs and International Competition: Empirical Evidence for Romanian SMEs

Ionica Oncioiu
Last modified: 2012-04-02


Abstract: One of the issues covered by the current debate concerns the future of the national economy in a world in an accelerated process of globalization. It is, in fact, the transition from national economy to the global economy as homogenous global space in which national economies are melting and whose background includes a variety of positions since the companies compete globally and not states, and structuring is determined by the dynamic global economy industries and firms efforts to create competitive advantages.

This paper has as main objective to understand and to approach the topic of the SMEs in the international competition, which, being considered a significant resource for those an organization is fundamental for the creation of the wealth since an appropriate administration takes place a series of benefits. Is it important to improve innovation potential, quality and operational excellence? 

Keywords: competition; SMEs; internationalization; economy

JEL Classification: F23; D22; O12