Innovations in International Business

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A leading international business theorist and writer for more than 30 years Peter Buckley focuses in this volume on the development and modeling of the multinational enterprise (MNE) and its role in knowledge creation and dissemination as well as cultural distance in international business, particularly with respect to Asian business.

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Overview

A leading international business theorist and writer for more than 30 years Peter Buckley focuses in this volume on the development and modeling of the multinational enterprise (MNE) and its role in knowledge creation and dissemination as well as cultural distance in international business, particularly with respect to Asian business.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230289666
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 11/27/2012
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER J. BUCKLEY is one of the world's leading academics in the area of international business. He is currently professor of international business and Director of the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds, UK. He is also Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Reading.

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Table of Contents

List of Tables
List of Figures
Foreword: D.Lessard
Acknowledgements
Notes on Contributors
Introduction
PART I: THEORY AND MODELLING THE MNE
Business History and International Business; P.J.Buckley
Internalisation Thinking – from the Multinational Enterprise to the Global Factory; P.J.Buckley
The Theory of International Business Pre-Hymer; P.J.Buckley
The Governance of the Multinational Enterprise: Insights from Internalization Theory; P.J.Buckley & R.Strange
Formalizing Internationalization in the Eclectic Paradigm; P.J.Buckley & N.Hashai
The Impact of the Global Factory on Economic Development; P.J.Buckley
PART II: KNOWLEDGE, INNOVATION AND MANAGEMENT
Under What Conditions do Firms Benefit from the Research Efforts of Other Organizations?; M.I.Kafouros & P.J.Buckley
The Role of Internationalization in Explaining Innovation Performance'; M.I.Kafourosa, P.J.Buckley, J.A.Sharpb & C.Wang
Knowledge Accession and Knowledge Acquisition in Strategic Alliances: The Impact of Supplementary and Complementary Dimensions; P.J.Buckley, K.W.Glaister, E.Klijn & H.Tan
Do Managers Behave the Way Theory Suggests? A Choice Theoretic Examination of Foreign Direct Investment Location Decision Making; P.J.Buckley, T.M.Devinney & J.J.Louviere
The Role of Headquarters in the Global Factory; P.J.Buckley
PART III: CULTURAL DISTANCE AND ASIAN BUSINESS
Close Neighbours and Distant Friends - Perceptions of Cultural Distance; M.Chapman, H.Gajewska-De Mattos, J.Clegg & P.J.Buckley
Doing Business in Developing and Transitional Countries, an Empirical Example of the Dominant Logic and its Alternative; P.J.Buckley, M.Chapman, J.Clegg & H.Gajewska-De Mattos
The Rise of the Japanese Multinational Enterprise: Then and Now; P.J.Buckley
Japanese Multinational Enterprises in China: Successful Adaptation of Marketing Strategies; P.J.Buckley & S.A.Horn

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