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Table 6 Relationships of LISREL software

From: Relationships of managers’ entrepreneurial perception and internationalization speed in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

  Standardized coefficient Significance Effect Result
There is a significant relationship between the international orientation and proactivity 0.45 7.33 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the international orientation and tolerance of ambiguity 0.54 8.81 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the international orientation and risk perception − 0.36 − 3.93 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the international orientation and knowledge intensity 0.66 10.92 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the knowledge intensity and risk perception − 0.16 − 2.09 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the knowledge intensity and internationalization speed 0.54 8.93 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the tolerance of ambiguity and risk perception − 0.02 − 0.29 Direct Rejected
There is a significant relationship between the proactivity and risk perception − 0.22 − 3.69 Direct Confirmed
There is a significant relationship between the risk perception and internationalization speed − 0.31 − 5.46 Direct Confirmed
Proactivity has a mediating role in the relationship between the international orientation and risk perception. 0.45 × 0.22 = 0.099 − 4.569 Indirect Confirmed
Tolerance of ambiguity has a mediating role in the relationship between the international orientation and risk perception. 0.54 × − 0.02 = −0.01 − 0.0498 Indirect Rejected
Risk perception has a mediating role in the relationship between the international orientation and internationalization speed. − 0.36 × − 0.031 = 0.1116 5.678 Indirect Confirmed
Knowledge intensity has a mediating role in the relationship between the international orientation and internationalization speed. 0.66 × 0.54 = 0.3564 945.1 Indirect Confirmed
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