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International Business
Adjusting to New Challenges and Opportunities
 
 
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26 Mar 2002
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Published in association with the UK Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB), this ninth volume in the AIB series focuses on the new challenges and developments in the field of international business. The book successfully brings together an integrated set of research concepts and results to present some contrasting views about how international business is adjusting to the challenges and opportunities that the 21st century presents.


Description

Published in association with the UK Chapter of the Academy of International Business (AIB), this ninth volume in the AIB series focuses on the new challenges and developments in the field of international business. The book successfully brings together an integrated set of research concepts and results to present some contrasting views about how international business is adjusting to the challenges and opportunities that the 21st century presents.


Contents

Introduction; F.McDonald, H.Tüselmann & C.Wheeler
The Importance of Contact with the Foreign Market: Empirical Evidence from UK High Technology Small Firms; M.V.Jones
PART 1: ETHICS ENVIRONMENT AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
Multinational Companies and Ethical Issues; S.Dhanarajan
Multinational Companies and Environmental Issues; D.McLaren
Russian History and the 'Americanization' of Corporate Governance; T.Buck
PART 2: THE STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT OF SUBSIDIARIES
Globalization, Corporate Restructuring and Influences on the MNC Subsidiary; S.Young, N.Hood & J.Firm
Mandate Subsidiaries and High Value-Added Scope in MNEs' Operations in the UK: AN EU-Based Comparative Investigation; A.T.Tavares & R.Pearce
Knowledge Transfer Between Parent and Developing Country Subsidiaries: A Conceptual Framework; P.Gooderham & S.Ulset
Autonomy and Procedural Justice: Validating and Extending the Framework; J.H.Taggart &J.Taggart
US Sales of Intellectual Property to the People's Republic of China: The Affiliate or Non-Affiliate Route? J.Clegg, A.Cross & Xiao Lian
The Development of Pan-European Industrial Structures and the Strategic Development of Subsidiaries; F.McDonald, H.Tüselmann & A.Heise
Cluster Development Policy and New Forms of Public-Private Partnership; P.Raines
PART 3: ASSESSING THE PERFORMANCE OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS OPERATIONS
UK Export Performance Research 1990-2000: Review and Theoretical Framework; C.Wheeler & K.I.Ibeh
Understanding International Strategy in Professional Services Industries; D.Boojihawon & S.Young
Modelling the Export Marketing Strategy-Performance Relationship; C.Wheeler, S.Tagg & J.H.Taggart
Institutional, Cultural, Transaction Cost and Entry Mode Influences on Performance; K.Brouthers & L.E.Brouthers
International Price Comparison on the Internet: A Clinical Study of the Online Book Industry; R.Chakrabarti & B.Scholnick
New Strategic Group Concepts in the Transition to a Changing Global Environment: A Dynamic Analysis of Strategic Group Behaviour in the World Wide Spirits Industry; B.Schwittay &C.Carr
Explaining Organizational Performance Through Psychic Distance; J.Evans
PART 4: INTERNATIONALIZATION OF SMEs
Globalization and the Smaller Firm: Reconcilable Notions? M.Berry; P.Dimitratos & M.McDermott
Multiple Sales Channel Strategies in Export Marketing of Small and Medium Sized Design Companies; M.Gabrielsson & Z.Al-Obaidi


Authors

FRANK MCDONALD is Head of the International Business Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. His publications are mainly in the areas of International and European business.

HEINZ TÜSELMANN is a Senior Lecturer in the International Business Unit at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. His research interests include: German economic and business issues, labour flexibility in Europe, the location decisions of multinational manufacturing companies and European training and industrial relations.

COLIN WHEELER is a senior lecturer in the Department of Marketing at the University of Strathclyde. He has written widely in the area of international marketing.