JIBS editorials not only give a compelling snapshot of the content of a particular issue, they also provide a cogent synthesis of themes running through particular issues and of current topicality and concern. Click on the links below to access the full text of recent editorials.


Footnotes on JIBS 1970–2016 https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-017-0127-3

Alain Verbeke and Angelito Calma

Science’s reproducibility and replicability crisis: International business is not immune https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-017-0081-0

Herman Aguinis, Wayne F. Cascio and Ravi S. Ramani

What’s in a p? Reassessing best practices for conducting and reporting hypothesis-testing research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-017-0078-8

Klaus E Meyer, Arjen van Witteloostuijn and Sjoerd Beugelsdijk

Beyond categorization: New directions for theory development about entrepreneurial internationalization https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-017-0070-3

A Rebecca Reube, Pavlos Dimitratos and Olli Kuivalainen

Becoming a great reviewer: Four actionable guidelines https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-016-0049-5

Alain Verbeke, Mary Ann Von Glinow and Yadong Luo


The changing nature of the international business field, and the progress of JIBS https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-016-0041-0

John Cantwell and Mary Yoko Brannen

From the Editors: Can I trust your findings? Ruling out alternative explanations in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-016-0005-4

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Ulf Andersson, Mary Yoko Brannen, Bo Bernhard Nielsen and A. Rebecca Reuber

The changing landscape of JIBS authorship https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/s41267-016-0004-5

John Canwell, Anke Piepenbrink, Pallavi Shukla and Alexandra Vo

From the Editors: Experimental designs in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2016.12

Mary Zellmer-Bruhn, Paula Caligiuri and David C Thomas

Knowledge connectivity: An agenda for innovation research in international business https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jibs.2016.8

Marcelo Cano-Kollmann, John Cantwell, Thomas J Hannigan, Ram Mudambi and Jaeyong Song


Restriction of variance interaction effects and their importance for international business research


Jose M Cortina, Tine Köhler and Bo Bernhard Nielsen


From the Editors: Explaining interaction effects within and across levels of analysis https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2014.50

Ulf Andersson, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Bo Bernhard Nielsen

Assessing the impact of JIBS as an interdisciplinary journal: A network approach https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jibs.2014.40

John Cantwell, Anke Piepenbrink and Pallavi Shukla


From the Editors: How to write a high-quality review https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jibs.2013.24

Paula Caligiuri and David C. Thomas

From the Editors: How to write articles that are relevant to practice https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2013.17

Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra, Paula Caligiuri, Ulf Andersson and Mary Yoko Brannen


From the Editors: Conducting high impact international business research: The role of theory https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jibs.2012.14

Daniel C. Bello and Tatiana Kostova

Multilevel models in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2011.59

Mark F Peterson, Jean-Luc Arregle and Xavier Martin

From the Editors: Endogeneity in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2011.60

David M. Reeb, Mariko Sakakibara and Ishtiaq P Mahmood


From the Editors: Explaining theoretical relationships in international business research:

Focusing on the arrows, NOT the boxes https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2011.44

David C. Thomas, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and Mary Yoko Brannen

From a distance and generalizable to up close and grounded: Reclaiming a place for qualitative methods in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2011.19

Julian Birkinshaw, Mary Yoko Brannen and Rosalie L Tung

Positioning JIBS as an interdisciplinary journal https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/jibs.2010.50

John Cantwell and Mary Yoko Brannen


From the Editors: Common method variance in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2009.88

Sea-Jin Chang, Arjen van Witteloostuijnand Lorraine Eden


From the Editors: Student samples in international business research https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057%2Fjibs.2008.101

Daniel Bello, Kwok Leung, Lee Radebaugh, Rosalie L Tungand Arjen van Witteloostuijn


From the Editors: What makes a study sufficiently international? https://link.springer.com/article/10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400351

Rosalie L Tungand Arjen van Witteloostuijn