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The Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management : Advances in International Management - Timothy Devinney

The Past, Present and Future of International Business and Management

Advances in International Management

By: Timothy Devinney (Editor), Torben Pedersen (Editor), Laszlo Tihanyi (Editor), Timothy M. Devinney (Editor)

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This volume concentrates on the substantive gaps in the IB/IM field and addresses whether these gaps are resolvable with our current theoretical and methodological toolkit.

In addressing these `rising' phenomena we need to ask whether or not our theories have the required explanatory and predictive powers and whether or not we have the tools to effectively dissect and deconstruct these `rising' phenomena?

The volume focuses on seven themes: (1) The Emerging Themes in IB/IM, (2) Managerial Behavior in the IB/IM Context, (3) Culture, (4) People, Systems and Organizations, (5) Knowledge/Innovation, (6) Internationalization, and (7) Emerging Markets. Within each theme leading scholars address the above questions and posit their opinions on the past and future of international business and management.

List of Contributorsp. xi
Editors' Biographyp. xvii
Editors' Introductionp. xix
Introduction to Section 1
Booz & Co./Strategy + Business Eminent Scholar in International Management 2009p. 3
From Culture and Behavior to Culture and Self-Deceptionp. 5
Culture, Psychology, Management, and Harry Triandisp. 15
Self-Deception and the Ideal Culture: Implications for International Management Researchp. 23
Introduction to Section 2
The Past, Present and Future of International Business & Managementp. 33
Scientific Mindfulness: A Foundation for Future Themes in International Businessp. 43
Behavior
Behavioral Elements in Foreign Direct Investmentsp. 73
Exploring the Role of Managerial Intentionality in International Businessp. 113
The Past, Present and Future of Managing Distance: Stakeholders and Developmentp. 137
Culture and Distance
Cultural Intelligence and all that Jazz: A Cognitive Revolution in International Management Research?p. 169
Walking the Cultural Distance: In Search of Direction Beyond Frictionp. 189
Software, Distance, Friction, and More: A Review of Lessons and Losses in the Debate for a Better Metaphor on Culturep. 213
The Liabilities of Origin: An Emerging Economy Perspective on the Costs of Doing Business Abroadp. 231
Country Level Corruption as a Liability of Foreignness: Effects on Staffing, Incentives, and Activitiesp. 267
Liability of Foreignness: New Insights from Capital Marketsp. 293
Institutional Distance in International Business Researchp. 327
People, Systems and Organizations
Building Competitive Advantage in a Global Environment: Leadership and the Mindsetp. 353
Top Management Teams and Societal Context: The International Dimensions of Top Managementp. 375
Managing the Fragmented Value Chain of Global Business: Exploitative and Explorative Offshoring Toward Emerging Market Economiesp. 399
Global Marketing Strategy: Past, Present, and Futurep. 431
Innovation and Knowledge
Technological Clusters and Multinational Enterprise R&D Strategyp. 461
Management Innovation and the Multinational Corporationp. 479
Innovation and the Multinational Enterprisep. 497
Internationalization
A Multilevel Approach to Understanding the Multinationality-Performance Relationshipp. 527
Nonlinear Internationalization: A Neglected Topic in International Business Researchp. 559
Emerging Markets
Diasporas as Drivers of National Competitivenessp. 583
Internationalization of Emerging Market Firms: A Case for Theoretical Extensionp. 603
Authors' Biographiesp. 629
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ISBN: 9780857240859
ISBN-10: 0857240854
Series: Advances in International Management
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 669
Published: 27th July 2010
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 5.3
Weight (kg): 1.1