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.
International Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets Contexts, Behaviours, and Successful Entry
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. (Roshan) 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 Øystein Noreng
October 19, 2021
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 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...
By Chris Baumann, Hume Winzar, Doris Viengkham
July 08, 2019
Please view this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdnyO4EILcg The importance of competitiveness has increased rapidly in recent years, where a fresh look at the different forms in which competitiveness manifests is needed. Though the exceptional growth of East Asian economies has been ...
By Malobi Mukherjee, Richard Cuthbertson, Elizabeth Howard
August 23, 2018
Retailing is changing extremely rapidly in the emerging economies, both as a driver of social and economic change, and a consequence of economic development and the rise of consumer societies. Changes that took many decades in Europe or North America are happening at a much greater speed in ...
By Elias Dinopoulos, Pravin Krishna, Arvind Panagariya, Kar-yiu Wong
August 23, 2018
An outstanding work, written to celebrate the seventieth birthday of Jagdish Bhagwati; the foremost defender of free trade and its role in developing economies in the world today, this rigorously academic and critical volume represents an important contribution to the understanding of many aspects ...
By Ping Zheng, Richard Scase
August 10, 2018
The rapidly changing market environment in China requires more research to understand fully the empirical processes of management practice and the business landscape in which they operate. Based on longitudinal case study research between 2005 and 2010, this book explores the distinctive ...