International Business: New Challenges, New Forms, New Perspectives

Hardcover | April 10, 2012

EditorSimon Harris, Olli Kuivalainen, Veselina Stoyanova

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THE ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (UK and Ireland Chapter) published in association with the UK and Ireland Chapter of the Academy of International Business International Business: New Challenges, New Forms, New perspectives. This book provides in-depth and new knowledge about some of the most recent challenges for international businesses such as corporate social responsibility, the phenomenon of outward foreign direct investment from China, and the international growth of smaller firms, including international new ventures. This volume also reflects on new perspectives in international business by presenting the experience of successful business experts in the field in managing large international projects, the issues they face and the strategies they use to tackle them.

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THE ACADEMY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS (UK and Ireland Chapter) published in association with the UK and Ireland Chapter of the Academy of International Business International Business: New Challenges, New Forms, New perspectives. This book provides in-depth and new knowledge about some of the most recent challenges for international bu...

SIMON HARRIS is Head of the Strategy and International Business Group at the University of Edinburgh Business School, UK. He researches how the managers of growth businesses develop their strategies and the people and considerations involved for their development in new areas and territories. He is particularly interested in the relat...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.66 × 6.34 × 0.94 inPublished:April 10, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230320988

ISBN - 13:9780230320987

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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword; H.Tüselmann
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Introduction; S.Harris, O.Kuivalainen& V.Stoyanova
PART I: THE NEW CHALLENGES OF CSR IN EMERGING MARKETS; K.Amaeshi& V.Stoyanova
Are Corruption and Ease of Doing Business Correlated? An Analysis of 172 Nations; J.Mongay& D.A.Filipescu
'Old Wine in New Bottles?' The Meaning and Drivers of CSR in SMEs in a Transition Economy; V.Stoyanova
Second-Best Institutions and Global Sustainability; F.Ahen
PART II: THE NRE CHALLENGES OF ODI IN CHINA; L.Liu
The Internationalization of Chinese State Owned Enterprises: What Challenges do They Face?; L.Gao& X.Liu
The Formation of Chinese Outward FDI Strategy in Africa: A Historical Perspective; Y.Xu
The Exporting Trading Companies from China: An Institutional-Based View; J.Li& L.Liu
PART III: THE NEW FORMS OF INTERNATIONAL SMALL BUSINESSES;O.Kuivalainen & S.Harris
Switching Operation Mode – A Strategic Approach; N.Nummela& S.Saarenketo
The International Growth of E-commerce Ventures; A.Zucchella& B.Hagen
The Type and Number of Resources and the Performance of Early internationalizing South Korean SMEs; F.McDonald& T.Park
Cyber Space: A Paradigm Shift for International Entrepreneurs Relationships?; T.Sigfusson & S.Harris
PART IV: THE NEW PRACTICES OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES;S.Harris
Managing Complex Cross-Border Collaborative Projects: Tamer Cavusgil Interviews Four Managers Experienced in Doing; T.Cavusgil& V.Mahnke
Managing the Process of Internationalization: Pervez Ghauri Interviews Four Managers Experienced in Doing it; P.Ghauri &S.Harris
Practices of Innovation in Mobile Computing Alliances; Y.K.Lew& R.R.Sinkovics