My research focuses on the international expansion of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). In several studies, the focus has in particular been on the expansion process of rapidly internationalizing firms, often denoted Born Globals or International New Ventures.
Lindstrand, A., & Melén Hånell, S. (2017). International and market-specific social capital effects on international opportunity exploitation in the internationalization process. Journal of World Business, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jwb.2017.05.002
Melén Hånell, S., Rovira Nordman, E., & Tolstoy, D. (2017). New product development in foreign customer relationships: a study of international SMEs, Entrepreneurship & Regional Development, DOI: 10.1080/08985626.2017.1336257
Hånell, S. M. & Ghauri, P. N. (2015). Internationalization of smaller firms: Opportunity development through networks. Thunderbird International Business Review. doi: 10.1002/tie.21763