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I distretti industriali italiani tra strategie di offshoring e di back-reshoring

Luca Ferrucci, Antonio Picciotti

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Italian industrial districts have always showed a high international openness which can be related first to their high propensity to export and, later, to their off-shoring activities in foreign countries. However, in the current competitive scenario, some enterprises are reconsidering their internationalization strategies, evaluating competitive conditions present in their district context and pursuing back-reshoring strategies. This work is placed in this field of studies and aims to provide a theoretical contribution in order to interpret the internationalization strategies of district enterprises, highlighting the antecedents of the back-reshoring and the emergence of a structural variety of strategic behavior in the international markets

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back-reshoring; internazionalization; industrial districts

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