Document Type : Research Paper



This paper is consequence of field survey that is done for studying the effect of alignment between international marketing strategy and organizational contextual dimensions and international marketing subsystems on export performance of engineering and technical services firms.
The statistical population is engineering and technical services exporter firms that is selected 41 firms as statistical sample by judgment sampling of nonprobability sampling methods. This sample covers 95 percent of Iranian engineering and technical services export. The results illustrate the internal and external alignment variables affect export performance of engineering and technical services firms, separately and mutually. Also, the results show that the effect of internal alignment is more than the effect of external alignment. In addition, the research quantitative model come from multiple stepwise regression analysis displays that the portion of internal alignment variable in predicting export performance is .225, but the portion of external alignment variable is .162 that this result appreciated the more effect of internal alignment on firms export performance.