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  1. New Challenges for International Business Research

    New Challenges for International Business Research

    John H. Dunning
    In this final collection of his essays, John Dunning looks back on more than 40 years of research in international business (IB), whilst at the same time considering possibilities for the future. This book includes fifteen updated chapters, many of which have not been widely accessible to the IB community until now. It provides a fascinating insight into the evolution of Professor Dunning’s thinking on some of the most important issues in the contemporary global economy, from the role of institutions in development to the moral challenges of global capitalism. Including some personal reflections, this compelling collection provides a unique perspective on the intellectual contribution from one of the field’s greatest scholars. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 202.00   Web: $ 181.80
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  2. The Life Cycle of New Ventures

    The Life Cycle of New Ventures

    Edited by Candida G. Brush, Lars Kolvereid, L. Øystein Widding, Roger Sørheim
    The contributors to this book provide a cross-national comparison of venture emergence, newness and growth. Their chapters examine the influences of cultural, social and economic factors on venture development, compare the approaches of entrepreneurs who move from idea to emerging organization, and investigate acquisition and development of resources in growth and performance. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. Contemporary Microenterprise

    Contemporary Microenterprise

    Edited by Joseph Mark S. Munoz
    While there have been numerous books and articles written on the popular topic of ‘microfinance’, few books have been written on the business model behind it: the ‘microenterprise’. Due to its diversity of thought and high quality of chapter contributions, this book is poised to be the book on ‘microenterprises’. Contemporary Microenterprise is a collage of the latest research and viewpoints on the subject by recognized academics and experts from around the globe. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  4. Competitiveness of the ASEAN Countries

    Competitiveness of the ASEAN Countries

    Edited by Philippe Gugler, Julien Chaisse
    In an age of increased necessity for competitiveness of nations and at a time when the world economy is facing recession, this book explores the possible trajectory of ASEAN – arguably one of the most dynamic areas in the world – as a regional economic and political bloc. The expert contributors address the industrial competitiveness of ASEAN and analyse the role of MNEs against the background of the challenges of integration. They illustrate that regional integration will only be a success if ASEAN’s linkages are broadened with global partners through negotiations of Free Trade Agreements. The book concludes that although much still remains to be done, and many promises are still to be unveiled, ASEAN’s ‘coming of age’ is an historic milestone. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  5. Managing Gender Diversity in Asia

    Managing Gender Diversity in Asia

    Edited by Mustafa F. Özbilgin, Jawad Syed
    This timely Companion examines the unique codes and processes of managing gender diversity, equality and inclusion in Asia. Managing Gender Diversity in Asia covers the whole geography of Asia through chapters authored by eminent scholars in the field and thus provides an authoritative tool for a critical and evidence based understanding of gender diversity management in Asia. The distinctive nature of Asian institutional structures, approaches and processes are examined in order to account for variations in representation and inclusion at work for women and men. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  6. Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia

    Managing Cultural Diversity in Asia

    Edited by Jawad Syed, Mustafa F. Özbilgin
    This Companion provides an authoritative overview of how cultural diversity is managed in Asia. Although the Asian context appears at first sight to be irreconcilably divergent in terms of diversity management approaches, the contributing authors seek to explore thematic and geographical demarcations of the notions of cultural diversity and equality at work. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 293.00   Web: $ 263.70
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  7. Global Outsourcing Strategies

    Global Outsourcing Strategies

    Lucio Cassia
    Globalisation and outsourcing-based strategies have reshaped the global economy. This timely book provides a strategic analysis of both the development and macro trends of the electronics industry within the wider context of global technology outsourcing. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  8. Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Performance of the Chinese Insurance Industry under Economic Reforms

    Shuji Yao, Zhongwei Han, Dan Luo
    The Chinese insurance industry has experienced rapid development during the past decade. This original book is the first English language study in the literature to address the efficiency issue of the Chinese insurance sector, and presents a comprehensive review on alternative methodologies for analyzing firm efficiency. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  9. Strategic Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions

    Strategic Alliances, Mergers and Acquisitions

    Edited by Jan Ulijn, Geert Duysters, Elise Meijer
    This unique book focuses on the link between different types of culture (national, corporate, professional) and the success of strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  10. Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shareholding System Reform in China

    Shu-Yun Ma
    Since the 1980s, there has been a global wave of transfer of state assets to private hands. China is a relatively late participant of this worldwide trend, yet, in the last decade it has emerged as one of the largest privatizing countries. Shu-Yun Ma argues that China’s privatization is not based on any grand blueprint; rather, it is privatization by ‘groping for stones to cross the river’, a well-known metaphor often attributed to Deng Xiaoping, meaning that the reform simply proceeds on a trial-and-error basis without being guided by any theory. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Limits to Free Trade

    Limits to Free Trade

    David Hanson
    This book explores the growing list of non-tariff trade barriers raised by the US, EU and Japan and assesses the prospects for significant trade liberalization. The author examines the liability of global free trade through a review of the complaints that these three countries raised about each other over a five-year period. He concludes that free trade may be increasingly hampered as barriers are created more rapidly than can be resolved, and that the prospects for significantly strengthening safeguards are limited. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  12. Managing the Contemporary Multinational

    Managing the Contemporary Multinational

    Edited by Ulf Andersson, Ulf Holm
    Managing the Contemporary Multinational explores the role of headquarters in different structures of multinational firms and shows how this role is affected by the complexity of contemporary research. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 157.00   Web: $ 141.30
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  13. Investing in the United States

    Investing in the United States

    Edited by Karl P. Sauvant
    This essential book analyzes the regulatory and operational challenges that foreign direct investors face in the United States, as well as the ways in which these challenges can be overcome. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 149.00   Web: $ 134.10
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  14. Handbook on Small Nations in the Global Economy

    Handbook on Small Nations in the Global Economy

    Edited by Daniel Van Den Bulcke, Alain Verbeke, Wenlong Yuan
    This unique, extensive Handbook illustrates that multinational enterprises can contribute substantially to the competitive advantage of small countries. It advances the notion that small nations increasingly need to rely on both home-grown and foreign multinational enterprises to achieve domestic economic success in industries characterized by international competition. Learn More
    2010   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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  15. Handbook of Research on Asian Entrepreneurship

    Handbook of Research on Asian Entrepreneurship

    Edited by Léo-Paul Dana, Mary Han, Vanessa Ratten, Isabell M. Welpe
    Asia is highly regarded as one of the fastest growing regions in the world, and this unique Handbook focuses on the internationalization process and entrepreneurial dynamics of small business within the continent. Using a clear and consistent style, the Handbook examines more than 40 countries in Asia and allows researchers to compare the environment for entrepreneurship, the internationalization of entrepreneurs and the state of small business in different Asian countries. The chapters are authored by well-known scholars who provide insight into how government policies have affected the internationalization of small firms in Asia. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 270.00   Web: $ 243.00
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  16. Multinationals and Emerging Economies

    Multinationals and Emerging Economies

    Edited by Wilfred Dolfsma, Geert Duysters, Ionara Costa
    The global economy is changing rapidly and multinational corporations (MNCs) are at the forefront of this transformation. This book provides novel and profound analyses of how MNCs and emerging economies are related, and how this relationship affects the dynamics of the global economy. In particular, the authors deal with the nexus between multinationals, emerging economies and innovation from a variety of different perspectives. Innovation is regarded as a core driving force in the global economy but the authors show how it can impede as well as encourage sustainability. The book brings together insights from business studies and economics, and combines concise theoretical discussion with empirical analyses of unique data. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  17. Critical Management Studies at Work

    Critical Management Studies at Work

    Edited by Julie Wolfram Cox, Tony G. LeTrent-Jones, Maxim Voronov, David Weir
    This book is the first of its kind to reflect on what it means to actually perform critical management studies (CMS): how consultants, researchers, teachers and managers negotiate the tensions they experience in their everyday practice. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  18. Global Business and the Terrorist Threat

    Global Business and the Terrorist Threat

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II
    Global business is affected by global terrorism and the two are intricately linked on many levels. This book is an eclectic and enlightening compendium of research that explores the interrelationships between the two. A companion to and expansion on the authors’ previous books on the area, Global Business and the Terrorist Threat takes a closer look at practical business management, as influenced by terrorist infrastructure, networks and actions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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    2010   Paperback Price: $ 59.00   Web: $ 47.20
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  19. The Globalization of Retailing

    The Globalization of Retailing

    Edited by Neil M. Coe, Neil Wrigley
    This path-breaking collection, edited by two leading scholars in the field, brings together seminal contributions from the burgeoning multidisciplinary literature on the globalization of retailing. In addition to focusing on the retail corporations and their expansionary strategies, it explores the multi-faceted impacts of retail globalization on host economies and profiles the store and sourcing dimensions of transnational retail activity. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 560.00   Web: $ 504.00
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  20. Negotiating a Preferential Trading Agreement

    Negotiating a Preferential Trading Agreement

    Edited by Sisira Jayasuriya, Donald MacLaren, Gary Magee
    Presenting a blend of economics and law, this book provides unique insights as well as practical guidance for negotiators considering major issues on the agendas of bilateral and regional preferential trading agreements (PTAs). Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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