As ever-increasing proportion of the world's business takes place across national borders, the need to understand the motive forces behind international business becomes greater. Transnationals are now, in many cases, as important as national governments in shaping trade flows and economic trends. As this series demonstrates, international business is not just the preserve of the largest companies, but impacts on all aspects of business and economic activity. This series is essential reading for policy makers as well as researchers in international business and applied international economics.
The Consumer Co-operative Sector International Perspectives on Strategic Renewal
Business Impacts of COVID-19 International Business, Crisis Management, and the Global Economy
Management Research, International Business, and National Culture Evaluating Hofstede and GLOBE
International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets Contexts, Behaviours, and Successful Entry
By John F. Wilson, Anthony Webster, Espen Ekberg, Samuli Skurnik
December 01, 2023
Globally, consumer co-operation has experienced a difficult period since the 1970s. Large scale failures in France, Germany and Austria were accompanied by loss of market share in the UK (including the failure of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society and its takeover by its English ...
By Tomasz Bernat, Joanna Duda
July 21, 2023
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has caused serious disruptions to the economy and business activities. The COVID-19 crisis has also exposed important weaknesses in business and supply chains. It pointed to specific sectors of the economy, primarily related to services, that suffered the...
By Sunil Venaik, Paul Brewer, David Midgley
June 27, 2023
Why do different groups of people behave in different ways when dealing with the common challenges of human life? The answer often lies in their cultural attitudes, values, and consequent behaviours. The study of human culture has been deemed a key contribution to understanding human life for many ...
By Magdalena Kossowska, Jerzy Rosiński
June 12, 2023
Global mindset is an emerging concept, influenced by globalization, that can support companies’ growth in international settings and help develop a more effective, skilled workforce that can be open and adaptable. This book presents an analysis of current global mindset knowledge and explores how ...
By Øystein Noreng
May 31, 2023
National oil companies are big business with about 80 percent of the world’s proven oil reserves, and they are crucial to the world’s energy supplies. They are giants, some of the world’s largest companies, measured by market capitalisation, cash flow and investment. Little is known about ...
By Vahid Jafari-Sadeghi, Leo-Paul Dana
September 02, 2022
International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets: Contexts, Behaviours, and Successful Entry aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of international entrepreneurship in emerging markets. This collection of prominent, context-based chapters focuses on entrepreneurial activities in SMEs and ...
By Terence Jackson, Lynette Louw, Dev K. Boojihawon
May 30, 2022
Trade between China and Africa is increasing year on year, while the Westincreasingly debates the nature and implications of China’s presence. Yetlittle research exists at the organizational and community levels. Whilewestern press reporting is overwhelmingly negative, African governmentsmostly ...
By Sierk Horn, Philippe Lecomte, Susanne Tietze
April 29, 2022
This book sets new trajectories for language-sensitive business and management research and pedagogy. The existence of language plurality characterises these. Empirical studies have been established as important and relevant for contemporary research. It has shifted language-sensitive research from...
By Maike Andresen, Chris Brewster, Vesa Suutari
April 29, 2022
This edited volume builds on the previously published Self-Initiated Expatriation: Individual, Organizational, and National Perspectives, which served to give in-depth insights into the concept and the processes of self-initiated expatriation and presented different groups undertaking ...
By Taran Patel, Ahmad M. Salih
April 15, 2022
Culture studies in international business are passing through difficult times of scrutiny and critique. This is due to the fact that the paradigms, approaches, and methods used so far to study culture have been limited in their scope. For several decades now, approaches that consider national ...
By Joanna Duda, Tomasz Bernat
April 15, 2022
Cooperation between science and business (S2B cooperation) is a very important issue from the points of view of the domestic economy, companies, and universities. This is mainly because such cooperation is a catalyst for faster and reliable development – not only of enterprises, but also of the ...
By Jasmin Mahadevan, Henriett Primecz, Laurence Romani
November 25, 2019
This book is a collection of 16 empirical cases in critical Cross-Cultural Management (CCM). All cases approach culture in CCM beyond national cultures, and all examine power as an integrative part of any cross-cultural situation. The cases also consider diversity in the sense of culturally or...