1. New Horizons in International Business series

    Series editor: Peter J. Buckley, CBE University of Leeds (CIBUL), UK

    The New Horizons in International Business series has established itself as the world's leading forum for the presentation of new ideas in international business research. It offers pre-eminent contributions in the areas of multinational enterprise - including foreign direct investment, business strategy and corporate alliances, global competitive strategies, and entrepreneurship. In short, this series constitutes essential reading for academics, business strategists and policymakers alike.

Books in this series

TOTAL: 90
  1. Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Economies

    Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Economies

    Klaus E. Meyer
    Guided by the overarching question “how and why does the emerging economy context matter for business?”, this collection brings together key contributions of Klaus Meyer on multinational enterprises (MNEs) competing in, and originating from, emerging economies. The book also explores how outward investment strategies contribute to building internationally competitive MNEs. Learn More
    March 2020   Hardback Price: $ 170.00   Web: $ 153.00
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  2. Socially Responsible International Business

    Socially Responsible International Business

    Edited by Leonidas C. Leonidou, Constantine S. Katsikeas, Saeed Samiee, Constantinos N. Leonidou
    Acting in a socially-responsible manner has become a crucial success factor for many international firms due to the highly complex, competitive, and volatile global environment in which they operate. This book will contribute new ideas, contemporary knowledge, and original research to the area of socially-responsible international business, and offers challenging directions for future research. Topic covered range from global environmental influences on acting in a socially-responsible way; foreign buyer reactions to responsible business and international market targeting to development of socially-responsible international business strategies. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 210.00   Web: $ 189.00
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  3. Multinationals, Local Capacity Building and Development

    Multinationals, Local Capacity Building and Development

    Xiaolan Fu, Owusu Essegbey, Godfred K. Frempong
    Drawing on original research, Multinationals, Local Capacity Building and Development presents an extensive analysis of MNEs in Africa, taking Ghana as a case study, and broaching subject matter previously unaddressed in the field. Looking at MNEs impacts – both positive and negative – this book examines skill transfer from foreign management to local workers, the impact of MNEs on the improvement of local production capabilities, as well as their contributions to sustainable development goals. Learn More
    2019   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  4. Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery

    Comparative Capitalism and the Transitional Periphery

    Edited by Mehmet Demirbag, Geoffrey Wood
    With a growing body of literature dealing with business and management issues in the transitional economies of Central and Eastern Europe, the study of the ‘transitional periphery’, or post-Soviet economies, is sparse. A combination of rich natural resources and strategic locations make these economies of significant importance. This book provides fresh and recent research on both firms and the business environment in this region. It serves as a key reference work for those interested in comparative capitalism, business and society in the post state socialist world. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  5. CSR and Climate Change Implications for Multinational Enterprises

    CSR and Climate Change Implications for Multinational Enterprises

    Edited by John R. McIntyre, Silvester Ivanaj, Vera Ivanaj
    Multinational economic actors, particularly corporations, play a defining role in the response to the climate change or warming debate and the emerging scientific consensus. This book describes, explains, and predicts how multinational firms will rise to the multiple challenges posed by global climate issues and the organizational and behavioral various responses of the international corporate community. It focuses on three core research and learning objectives. Firstly, it develops the core idea that multinational enterprises cannot implement meaningful sustainability initiatives without an appropriate governance system and corporate culture. Building on this notion, it addresses the question of environmental sustainability across select industry sectors, such oil and banking. Finally, drawing on a diverse range of contributing experts, it presents select best practices such as the opportunities arising from smart technologies implementation to achieve symbiotic industrial relationships, directed particularly towards the ecological environment of these firms’ transborder operations and global reach. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  6. The Global Factory

    The Global Factory

    Peter J. Buckley
    This key new book synthesises Peter Buckley's work on ‘the global factory’ – the modern networked multinational enterprise. The role of interfirm networks, entrepreneurship and cooperation in the creation and management of global factories leads to a discussion of their governance, internal knowledge transfer strategies and performance, including their role in potentially combating societal failures. Emerging country multinationals are examined as a special case of global factories with a focus on Indian and Chinese multinationals, their involvement in tax havens and offshore financial centres, the performance and processes of their acquisition strategies – all seen as key aspects of globalisation. Learn More
    2018   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  7. The Development of International Business

    The Development of International Business

    Robert Pearce
    In this wide-ranging and groundbreaking new book, Robert Pearce provides an analytically-informed basis for understanding the modern multinational enterprise. It does this by tracing the development over the past half-century of two parallel strands of analysis in International Business; designated as the ‘theoretical’ and the ‘practical’. The book shows how the practical restructuring of the MNE as an organisational form has responded to changes in the wider global economy and how this evolution has interfaced with the enriching of the relevant theorising. By tracing the persisting dynamics of the MNEs’ structure and strategic positioning it demonstrates how what it is now can be used as a template for understanding and organising its further evolution as additional changes condition its environment. Learn More
    2017   Hardback Price: $ 99.95   Web: $ 89.96
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    2018   Paperback Price: $ 29.95   Web: $ 23.96
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  8. Emerging Asian Economies and MNCs Strategies

    Emerging Asian Economies and MNCs Strategies

    Edited by Robert Taylor, Bernadette Andreosso-O’Callaghan
    Analysing the role of multinational investors in emerging Asian economies and the implications for regional economic integration, this astute study examines the increasing role being played by Asian countries in the global economy. Encompassing a large number of diverse manufacturing and service sectors, this book highlights the cultural and strategic challenges faced by multinational investors in the region in which they invest. It shows that despite high rates of economic growth in Asian countries presenting multinational traders and investors with unparalleled market opportunities, there have been only tentative moves towards regional economic integration. Areas such as trade facilitation, uniform customs clearance, removal of non-tariff barriers and labour deployment issues are yet to be adequately addressed. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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  9. Emerging Dynamics of Sustainability in Multinational Enterprises

    Emerging Dynamics of Sustainability in Multinational Enterprises

    Edited by John R. McIntyre, Silvester Ivanaj, Vera Ivanaj, Rabi N. Kar
    This review addresses some of the pertinent questions arising out of the fast changing dynamics of sustainability development in multinational enterprises focusing their strategies, practices and models on emerging economies. Contributors from India, Europe and the United States offer fresh perspectives on strategic considerations for firms as well as case material. Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 140.00   Web: $ 126.00
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  10. The Evolution of the World Economy

    The Evolution of the World Economy

    Terutomo Ozawa
    The world economy is near a critical crossroads, as a rising China, the greatest-ever beneficiary of US-led capitalism, ironically dreams big to replace America's supremacy as a new hegemonic power with a non-liberal world order. This third volume of the trilogy on ‘flying-geese' theory reformulation explains how capitalism has changed industrial structures across the world. Using structural development economics and political economy analytics the unfolding changes in the global industrial landscape are examined in depth. Will the flying-geese formation, a formation that has produced the East Asian Miracle and is hoped to spread to Africa, survive? Learn More
    2016   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  11. Emerging Markets and the Future of the BRIC Nations

    Emerging Markets and the Future of the BRIC Nations

    Edited by Ben L. Kedia, Kelly Aceto
    After a decade of unprecedented growth, the BRIC nations’ economies have unexpectedly slowed. In this innovative book, expert contributors diagnose and examine the factors that might be responsible for the economic regression in Brazil, Russia, India, and China. Learn More
    2015   Hardback Price: $ 112.00   Web: $ 100.80
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  12. Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transition

    Internationalization of Firms from Economies in Transition

    Edited by Mai Thi Thanh Thai, Ekaterina Turkina
    This book provides a detailed analysis of how and why firms from economies in transition internationalize and examines the effects of domestic politico-economic factors on this process. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 147.00   Web: $ 132.30
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  13. Collective Knowledge Management

    Collective Knowledge Management

    Haruo H. Horaguchi
    Human beings create knowledge as a result of interaction with others. This book is devoted to the idea that collective knowledge management can be strategically promoted through these interactions in order to enhance a firm’s competitiveness. Learn More
    2014   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  14. Restoring America’s Global Competitiveness through Innovation

    Restoring America’s Global Competitiveness through Innovation

    Edited by Ben L. Kedia, Subhash C. Jain
    Though we live in an era of rapid innovation, the United States has introduced comparatively few commercial innovations within the past decade. Innovation shortfall contributes to weaker trade performance, decreased productivity growth, lower wages and many other economic woes. This study provides insightful recommendations for developing enhanced innovation efforts that could help foster substantial, long-term economic growth. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 162.00   Web: $ 145.80
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  15. The Global Brewery Industry

    The Global Brewery Industry

    Edited by Jens Gammelgaard, Christoph Dörrenbächer
    This unique book explores some of the key topics of international business through the context of a global industry, focusing on the challenges brewery companies face as they operate in globalized markets. It examines the strategies of individual firms to develop markets and explores new insights into recent company rivalries, both globally and locally. In addition, it offers detailed analysis of some of the major players in the industry through longitudinal studies. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 154.00   Web: $ 138.60
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  16. The Changing Face of US Patent Law and its Impact on Business Strategy

    The Changing Face of US Patent Law and its Impact on Business Strategy

    Edited by Daniel R. Cahoy, Lynda J. Oswald
    Within the complex global economy, patents function as indispensable tools for fostering and protecting innovation. This fascinating volume offers a comprehensive perspective on the US patent system, detailing its many uses and outlining several critical legislative, administrative and judicial reforms that impact business strategy. Learn More
    2013   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational Companies

    Innovation and Institutional Embeddedness of Multinational Companies

    Edited by Martin Heidenreich
    Multinational companies are crucial actors in a global knowledge-based economy, combining the advantages of global and locally coordinated production and innovation strategies with specific regional and national factors. This book questions how MNCs can best exploit institutionally embedded knowledge, explores the utilization of external institutionally embedded knowledge in corporate innovation processes, and addresses the challenges of embeddedness. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 165.00   Web: $ 148.50
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  18. China and the Multinationals

    China and the Multinationals

    Edited by Robert Pearce
    This original and important book explores how the interaction between China and multinational enterprises has the potential to affect the future of the Chinese economy, the global economy, and international business. Learn More
    2012   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  19. The Determinants of Chinese Outward Direct Investment

    The Determinants of Chinese Outward Direct Investment

    Hinrich Voss
    The rapid international expansion of Chinese enterprises since the 1990s has attracted considerable attention in scholarly and policy circles. This book sheds fresh light on the phenomenon by explaining its determinants using the analytical lens of international business theory. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 120.00   Web: $ 108.00
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  20. Enhancing Global Competitiveness through Sustainable Environmental Stewardship

    Enhancing Global Competitiveness through Sustainable Environmental Stewardship

    Edited by Subhash C. Jain, Ben L. Kedia
    It is apparent that environmental issues affect the livelihoods and well being of individuals, communities and businesses the world over. In that vein, this book examines the impact that climate change and other environmental factors have on business. The effect of climate change, while a significant factor, will influence business slowly, but inexorably. Executives should manage environmental risk at three levels: regulatory compliance, potential liability from industrial accidents, and pollutant release mitigation. Learn More
    2011   Hardback Price: $ 126.00   Web: $ 113.40
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