Emerging Issues in International Business Research

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Masaaki Kotabe, Preet S. Aulakh
E. Elgar, 2002 - Business & Economics - 285 pages
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'The volume contains essays that will be of interest to senior researchers and doctoral students. It is recommended for academic libraries supporting a graduate business program.' - Caitlin Tillman, Business Information Alert '. . . this edited volume includes several well-written and insightful chapters, which make it a worthwhile addition to any business school library.' - A. Verbeke, Journal of International Business Studies Top scholars in the field of international business (IB) contribute to this comprehensive analysis of the current state-of-the-art in IB research. the focus of the book is to examine the current state of international business research from an issue-oriented approach rather than the functional approaches that have been characteristic in the recent evolution of the field. In evaluating the current state and future research directions in research areas unique to international business, the book is structured in three parts: the macro-environment, interactions between business and institutions, and competition and strategy.

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Masaaki "Mike" Kotabe holds the Washburn Chair Professorship in International Business and Marketing, and is Director of Research at the Institute of Global Management Studies at the Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University. He currently serves as the Editor of the Journal of International Management. Prior to joining Temple University in 1998, he was Ambassador Edward Clark Centennial Endowed Fellow and Professor of Marketing and International Business at the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Kotabe served as the Vice President of the Academy of International Business in 1997-98. In 1998, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of International Business for his significant contribution to international business research and education. He has written over 100 scholarly publications. His research work has appeared in such journals as the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Marketing, Strategic Management, and Academy of Management Journal.

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