SME Internationalization Assignment Nigeria

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STRATEGIES FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISEINTERNATIONALIZATION AND BARRIERS OF INTERNATIONALIZATIONAND EXPORT PERFORMANCE OF LOCAL AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES INNIGERIA
ContentsChapter 3: Research Methodology.....................................................................................................33.1 Introduction...................................................................................................................................33.2 Research Objectives......................................................................................................................33.3 Research Question.........................................................................................................................43.4 Research Type................................................................................................................................43.5 Research Design.............................................................................................................................43.6 Research Approach.......................................................................................................................53.7 Research Philosophy......................................................................................................................63.8 Sampling Technique......................................................................................................................73.9 Data Collection Technique............................................................................................................73.10 Data Evaluation Technique.........................................................................................................83.11 Ethical Consideration..................................................................................................................93.12 Validity and reliability................................................................................................................93.13 Limitation of study....................................................................................................................103.14 Timeframe..................................................................................................................................11References..........................................................................................................................................13
Chapter 3: Research Methodology3.1 IntroductionResearch is systematic along with the scientific search for the relevant information. It alsoincludes the careful investigation for exploring the ideas as well as searching new facts aboutthe knowledge. It is a way to resolve the problem of research in a systematic way and used toidentify, select, process as well as examine the information about the topic. In a dissertation,the methodology section provides permission to the reader in examining the overall validityand reliability of the study. The selection of methodology to use will be based on the researchquestions, a formulation which is informed by the research perspective (Mackey & Gass,2015).Methodology helps in understanding the products of scientific inquiry but the process itself. Ithaving the aim of describing as well as examining the methods, by offering lights on thelimitations and resources, clarify the presuppositions along with the consequences. Moreover,they are associated with their potentialities at the frontiers of knowledge (Taylor et al., 2015).This assist in developing a critical and scientific attitude disciplined thinking as well asobserve the things effectively. The methodology section helps in enriching the practitionerand his practices which provide chances to effective study. As the consumers of researchoutput assist in inculcating the capability to examine as well as utilize the results of earlierresearch with the reasonable confidence and also help in making the rational decisions (Flick,2015).The current chapter describes the research type, research design, approach, philosophy,sampling technique, collection and analysis of data, validity and reliability and ethicalconsideration in the study.3.2 Research ObjectivesTo analyze the meaning of internationalizationTo evaluate the internationalization of SMEsTo examine the strategies for the SME InternationalizationTo investigate the barriers and challenges that SME local agricultural production in Nigeriamay use to internationalize.
3.3 Research QuestionWhat are the barriers and possible strategies that SME of local agricultural production inNigeria can use to internationalize?3.4 Research TypeResearch method refers to the strategy which is used in implementing and executing the plan.It is necessary that researcher need to select an appropriate research method which help inconducting the research effectively and proficiently. Research methods are the strategieswhich are utilized in the collection of data in order to uncover the new information (Lewis,2015).Qualitative: It is a logical technique for perception in social affair the non-numericalinformation. This sort of research portrays the implications, ideas definitions, attributes,images alongside the depiction of things yet not to their tallies or measures. The three normalsubjective strategies are member perception, inside and out meetings, and center gatherings.Every technique is explicitly suited for acquiring and gathering an explicit kind ofinformation (Ary et al., 2018).Quantitative: This research method is emphasizing on the objective measurements along withthe statistical or numerical examination of a collection of information through a questionnaireand survey. Some distinctive characteristics of quantitative research include structured toolsand it helps in collecting in-depth along with the actionable data from the survey respondents.It is affiliated with the ideas from the scientific method that is theories and hypotheses. It isnecessary to include the experimental control and manipulation of variables for measurement(Bryman, 2017).The methodology helps in the research process that can be adapted to collect resources thatcan help in investigating the strategies that can be used by the SMEs to adoptinternationalization. The researcher will use qualitative research to move forward with theresearch.3.5 Research DesignAn examination configuration incorporates the arrangement of techniques and in additionsystems which is utilized in gathering and looking at the proportions of the factors which is
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