The AIB Fellows Group includes top researchers, educators, and administrators in the IB field. This book covers the growth of several functional areas (marketing, advertising, and finance). It reviews problems of methodological rigor in IB research. It also traces the history and evolution of IB studies.
When business researchers want to add an international dimension to their work, they are faced with a unique set of challenges with which they may be unfamiliar. They would do well to turn for advice to experts who have been there before. Toyne, Mart^D'inez, and Menger offer ideas and recommendations that are as valuable to the seasoned business researcher as they are to the doctoral student. They address the four major issues faced by scholars of international business: intellectual preparation, institutional barriers, research design challenges relating to collaboration and multidisciplinary research, and using both quantitative and qualitative approaches in an international context. By learning which pitfalls to avoid and which avenues to pursue, readers will find many helpful suggestions for accelerating the pace of their international business research without sacrificing quality. In demonstrating how recognized management, marketing, and international business experts have successfully met the challenges associated with the conduct of international research, the contributors address several special cases: public research-oriented universities, a junior faculty's perspective, public teaching-oriented universities, private teaching-oriented universities, cross-disciplinary research, secondary vs. primary data, and verifification of cross-cultural theories. This work is ideal for business researchers in many fields, including behavioral accounting, finance, human resource management, marketing, and organizational behavior.
This handbook takes a three-part approach that helps to understand and chart scholarship in the discipline of International Business (IB). The chapters in part 1 briefly discuss the scholarly landscape in IB, identify new ways of advancing the current literature, and highlight some ways in which to do so. The chapters in part 2 discuss current topics IB scholars should focus on, how to understand them, the challenges involved, and the role of interdisciplinary outreach. The chapters in part 3 discuss IB’s broader societal role along several dimensions of relevance to scholars and practitioners. IB researchers, management scholars, and practitioners can use this book to enhance their current knowledge and nurture new ideas based on the chapters written by some of the world’s leading experts.
In Humanistic Perspectives on International Business and Management, the authors provide space to global perspectives on how we can rethink and reposition international business and management practice to be a part of the solution to our global problems. These contributions provide impetus for further research, practice and pedagogy development.
This book provides an overview of international investment policy and policy-making, drawing upon perspectives from law, economics, international business, and political science. International investment is a complex phenomenon with significant effects worldwide. Developing effective policies and strategies to attract investment in sufficient quantities and marshal it to contribute to sustainable development is a critical challenge for governments at all levels. This book’s interdisciplinary approach provides fresh insights into the mix of policy options available to governments seeking investment to support their country’s (or region’s) development. As well as identifying ways to effectively design, implement, and assess policies to attract foreign investment, it explores how to manage foreign investment’s effects. Various dimensions of international investment policy are discussed, including benefits and costs (economic, environmental, social, and political) of foreign investment, the significance of global value chains, state-owned enterprises and sovereign wealth funds, and the role of tax policy, investment promotion, and policy advocacy, location branding, investment treaties, and national security considerations. Through its contributions to a new interdisciplinary understanding of international investment policy-making, this book will benefit students and scholars working in areas such as international business, international economic law, international economics, development economics, international development, and international political economy as well as being a valuable resource for policy-makers.
Clear, comprehensive and engaging, this core textbook is authored by an established and respected expert in the field and approaches its subject from a truly global perspective, offering in-depth insights into current challenges facing international businesses. The text has been carefully designed to encourage critical reflection and is packed with case studies and innovative learning features to emphasise the links between theory and the real world. The book takes a multidisciplinary, multi-perspective approach, placing International Business in its political, social and ethical context as well as its economic one. This textbook is essential reading for undergraduate, postgraduate and MBA students studying international business for the first time.
This volume is devoted to those areas that can advance our understanding of international business. It contains contributions from intellectual leaders of the field, using cutting edge research to explore frontier topics in international business, and to look at where international business is going.
The most comprehensive guide on postgraduate grants and professional funding globally. For thirty-four years it has been the leading source for up-to-date information on the availability of, and eligibility for, postgraduate and professional awards. Each entry is verified by its awarding body and all information is updated annually.
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Want to know what s buzzing with corporate citizenship? Look no further. This book shows why global corporate citizenship has been called the topic of the decade and why it matters to each of us, no matter where we live. It explains in plain English the major issues and ideas percolating in current research on the topic. Trust what you discover in the book. The list of contributors to Handbook of Research on Global Corporate Citizenship reads like a Who s Who of corporate citizenship research. Thomas Donaldson, University of Pennsylvania, US This is a unique and eclectic set of essays on a vitally important (but often neglected) topic. The editors are to be congratulated in assembling a distinguished group of scholars, who carefully and expertly guide the reader through the various facets of global corporate citizenship. This is a must read for anyone interested in the social ramifications of the globalization of business activity. John H. Dunning OBE, University of Reading, UK and Rutgers University, US Start with a fact large corporations wield enormous power in the contemporary, globalized economy. Then note the hopes and fears that this fact inspired the potential to harness the profit motive to social needs, but the fear that the profit motive can just as easily wreak havoc. And finally, bring together some leading scholars from around the world to discuss the matter and the result is a hugely impressive collection of essays on one of the burning issues of our time. This volume is definitive the necessary starting point for future debate. Paul S. Adler, University of Southern California, US This volume provides an extensive and comprehensive overview of current research and theory about why and how corporations should play a more active role in fulfilling their global citizenship obligations and responsibilities. Its contributors include many of the most important and influential scholars in the field of corporate social responsibility from both Europe and the US. An important strength of this volume is the diversity and breadth of the dimensions of corporate citizenship that it explores in depth. This volume provides an important resource to scholars, managers, and activists interested in promoting corporate citizenship. David Vogel, University of California, Berkeley, US The Handbook of Research on Global Corporate Citizenship identifies and fosters key interdisciplinary research on corporate citizenship and provides a framework for further academic debate on corporate responsibility in a global society. This exciting and important Handbook provides a unique forum to discuss the consequences of the social and political mandate of business firms and examines the implications of these consequences for the theory of the firm. Leading academics have been invited from various disciplines such as management studies, economics, sociology, legal studies and political science to evaluate the concept of corporate citizenship and to analyze the role of private business in global governance and the production of global public goods. The Handbook is structured in seven sections: theoretical perspectives on corporate citizenship contemporary issues and challenges of global business regulation actors and institutions of global business regulation disciplinary perspectives on corporate citizenship implications for management theory building critical perspectives on corporate citizenship conclusions. This Handbook will be a significant read for academics, postgraduate students and managers interested in the field of corporate citizenship, regulation and corporate responsibility across the social sciences.