About the Author
ELAINE HUTSON is a lecturer in finance at University College Dublin. Her research interests are mainly in the sub-discipline of corporate finance, and include small business financing, mergers and acquisitions, and firm-level foreign exchange exposure. Her capital markets research interests include hedge funds performance and regulation, the characteristics of stock market returns, and the history of the managed funds industry. She has published widely in a variety of international business and finance journals
JENNY BERRILL is a lecturer in the School of Business Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Her research interests are in the area of international finance and multinational companies (MNCs). She has published articles in the Journal of Economics and Business and Research in International Business and Finance.
RUDOLF R. SINKOVICS is Professor of International Business at Manchester Business School, UK, where he is currently head of the Comparative and International Business Group and director of the MBS-CIBER (Centre of International Business Research). His research centres on inter-organisational governance, the role of ICT in firm internationalisation and research methods in international business. He received his PhD from Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (WU-Wien), Austria. His work has been published in International Business and International Marketing journals. Born in Austria, he now lives and works in Manchester, UK
Table of ContentsPART I REGIONAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES The relation between alliance entrepreneurship, alliance capability and foreign market performance – an empirical investigation S.Khalid & J.Larimo Foreign direct investment in emerging Asia: implications of the international production network J.Jongwanich From federations to global factories: Assessing the contribution of the subsidiary middle manager in today's MNE D.O'Brien , P.Sharkey-Scott & P.Gibbons Regional multinational enterprises and the international financial crisis A.M.Rugman & C.Hoon Oh PART II OUTWARD FDI The persistence of outward foreign direct investment from German manufacturing industries H-J.Tüselmann , F.McDonald , M.T.Bohl , S.Voronkova & P.Windrum Multinational performance and intellectual property rights: Evidence from 46 countries Y.Yang & P.S.Martins The influence of exports on outward foreign direct investment: the case of India R.Verma & L.Brennan PART III ENTREPRENEURIAL FIRMS: INTERNATIONALIZATION AND PERFORMANCE Contingency factors in international entrepreneurial orientation-performance relations of firms with different levels of internationalization S.Sundqvist , O.Kuivalainen & J.W.Cadogan Forging the link between business model and value chain constructs in the context of an internationalizing entrepreneurial firm – a case study L.M.Sainio , S.Saarenketo , N.Nummela & T.Eriksson Entrepreneurial marketing strategies during the growth of international new ventures J.Hallbäck & P.Gabrielsson PART IV HUMAN RESOURCES, LEADERSHIP AND CULTURE Interpersonal relationships in transnational, virtual teams A.Zimmermann Intercultural ethical leadership competence: Contrasting Ireland and Germany M.A.Keating , G.S.Martin & C.J.Resick Is it a matter of time? Analysing the impact of timing, duration and intensity of training programmes on expatriate adjustment M.Kittler PART V KNOWLEDGE AND NETWORKS Subsidiaries as learning engines: Understanding middle managers' search for knowledge as micro-foundation E.Tippmann , P.Sharkey-Scott & V.Mangematin Converging themes: Networks, international performance and the telecoms sector B.Kenny & J.Fahy The link between born global growth, network evolution, and firm performance F.Sepulveda & M.Gabrielsson PART VI INTERNATIONAL JOINT VENTURES Conceptual, operational, and methodological considerations in studying the trust-performance relationship: A critical review of empirical research in international strategic alliances T.Ali & J.Larimo Asset specificity, asset opacity and ownership structures in domestic and cross-border joint ventures S.Golesorkhi & M.Yamin PART VII CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND ORGANIZATION Economic organization and social solidarity: Keiretsu as a local/global concept T.Oikawa Institutional determinants of good corporate governance: The Case of Nigeria E.Adegbite & C.Nakajima Socially entrepreneurial behaviour of multinational companies: Are MNCs 'social entrepreneurs'? M.Tasavori & R.R.Sinkovics 'Imported' management practices: The disclosure of individual executive compensation and firm performance A.Chizema