Effect of cultural intelligence and export experience on Export function: (Case study: export firms of Boushehr and Golestan provinces)

Document Type : Original Article


1 Department of management, Persian Gulf University, Boushehr, Iran

2 Department of Economic, Sistan and Baluchestan University, Sistan Baluchestan, Iran


In the last two decades, information and communications technology (ICT) has influence seriously the quality and quantity of competition among the firms in access to the other countries markets. The fundamental question of every firm which is active in the international market and is faced with it, is that ((the firms, export functions is influenced by what factors? This research has been conducted to answer this question. Literature review indicates that cultural intelligence and export experience are the most prominent factors among many factors that may influence export function. Based on this theoretical finding, the research conceptual model was built and six hypotheses were tested in this study. This research was conducted to test the matching of experimental data with the conceptual model in the export firms of Boushehr and Golestan provinces. The research finding show that the study's two main hypotheses including the positive and significant effect of cultural intelligence on export function; and the relationship between the managers export experiences and hypotheses which indicate the positive and significant effect of the dimensions of cultural intelligence on the export performance, have been confirmed.


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