Contemporary Challenges to International Business

Hardcover | April 15, 2009

EditorKevin Ibeh, Sheena Davies

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International business is synonymous with big challenges. Cultural and institutional complexities remain ever potent, so are newer concerns like climate change and international terrorism. This timely book examines these challenges from the perspectives of different international business actors.

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International business is synonymous with big challenges. Cultural and institutional complexities remain ever potent, so are newer concerns like climate change and international terrorism. This timely book examines these challenges from the perspectives of different international business actors.

KEVIN IBEH is Professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. He has published widely on internationalization and international entrepreneurship among smaller firms, and consulted for several organizations, including the OECD, Scottish Enterprise, Nuffield Foundation, and Danish Foreign...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.58 × 6.44 × 0.95 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230218458

ISBN - 13:9780230218451

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Table of Contents

Perspectives on Contemporary Challenges in International Business--K.Ibeh &amp--S.Davies
The Challenge of Managing Employee Tenure in China--A. Zimmermann, X.Liu &amp--T.Buck
Organizational Identification and Commitment Following a Cross-border Acquisition--M.E.Raukko
Cross-Border Transfer of Employment Relations Approaches: Country-of-Origin Effects and the Level and Type of Industry Internationalization--H.Tselmann, F.McDonald, M.Allen, S.Golesorkhi &amp--D.Filiou
Tensions Arising From Process of Transferring HRM Practices Across borders: The Case of Taiwanese MNCs in the UK--Y.Chang, K.Mellahi &amp--A.J.Wilkinson
Micromultinationals: Transcending Resource Challenges in International Business--K.Ibeh, O.Borchert &amp--C.Wheeler
Growth and Survival of Born Globals: Case of Software Firms--M.Gabrielsson &amp--P.Gabrielsson
The Challenge of Accelerated International Growth: A Focus on Winners and Losers in the Finnish Software Sector--N.Nummela, S.Saarenketo, J.Htnen &amp--M.Ruokonen
International New Ventures and the Development of Partnerships - A Social Capital Approach--R.Aspelund, A.Sorheim &amp--M.S.Berg
Clustering and the Internationalization of SMEs in the Media Industry--G.Cook&amp--N.Pandit
Learning in IJVs in CEE Countries: System of Innovation Approach--I.Jormanainen
Returning Entrepreneurs vs. Indigenous Entrepreneurs: An Investigation of High Technology SMEs in Emerging Markets--O.Dai & X.Liu
The Emergence of Low-cost Airlines in Africa: A Preliminary Analysis of Internal and External Drivers--J.Amankwah-Amoah &amp--Y.A.Debrah
Re-examining Womens International Management Experiences: A Middle Eastern Perspective--B.D.Metcalfe, K.Hutchings &amp--B.Cooper
Trends in International Terrorism Against Business Targets--A.Lee
The Automotive Industry and Environmental Regulations: Challenges to Corporate Political Activities of Multinational Enterprises in the European Union--S.M.Wagner
Intra-community Fraud Among UK and German Expatriate Entrepreneurs in Spain: A Trust and Social Networks-based Explanation--A.Hoecht