JOURNAL OF MANAGEMENT POLICY AND PRACTICE
The Internet and the Gravitation of the Scale Economic Size for U.S.
Exporters from Large Size to Small and Medium Size
Author(s): Nicholas C. Williamson
Citation: Nicholas C. Williamson, (2012) "The Internet and the Gravitation of the Scale Economic Size for U.S. Exporters from Large Size to Small and Medium Size," Journal of Management Policy and Practice, Vol. 13, Iss. 3, pp.11 - 12
Article Type: Research paper
Publisher: North American Business Press
Developments in macro-environments since 1980, largely of a technological nature, have caused the scale economic size of an exporting firm in the United States to gravitate from large size to small and medium size. The use of the internet and the widespread development and cost-efficient availability of electronic databases have enabled a single person to have a viable competitive presence in the global market without having to have developed a physical presence.