Cook, Gary

The Changing Geography of International Business

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Changing Geography of International Business
Gary Cook, Jennifer Johns

2. Flatness: The Global Disaggregation of Value Creation
Ram Mudambi

Part I. Institutional Perspectives on International Business

3. Outward Foreign Direct Investment and the Adaptive Efficiency of the German Institutional System
Heinz-Josef Tüselmann, Frank McDonald, Martin T. Bohl, Svitlana Voronkova, Paul Windrum

4. The Impact of Institutions on Economic Growth in Central and Eastern Europe
Matthew M. C. Allen, Maria L. Aldred

5. Why Do MNEs Engage in MNE-Government Relations? Empirical Evidence from the European Union and the Automotive Industry
Sigrun M. Wagner

Part II. International Business Activities Across Different Spatial Scales

6. Country Linkages and Firm Internationalization: Indian MNEs within Economic-Political Alliances of Nations
Peter J. Buckley, Peter Enderwick, Nicolas Forsans, Surender Munjal

7. A Critical Review of Hidden Champions and Emerging Research Findings on Their International Strategies and Orientations
Alessa Witt, Chris Carr

8. The Role of Language on Affiliates’ Competence Creation: Evidence from the MNE Linkage Across 45 Countries
Yong Yang, Caleb C. Y. Kwong

9. Reconceptualizing Cross-Border Knowledge Acquisition: An Empirical Investigation into Antecedents
Mia Hsiao-Wen Ho

Part III. Placing Multinational Enterprise Activities

10. Service Sector Clustering and Multinational Enterprise: Evidence from UK Film and Television
Gary Cook, Naresh R. Pandit

11. Redundancies in External Relationships of Multinational Corporations — A Firm-Level Conceptual Model
Phillip C. Nell, Ulf Andersson, Björn Ambos

12. Examining Strategy Diversity and Interdependence in the MNC’s Subsidiaries and Their Functional Activities
Paz Estrella Tolentino, Odile E. M. Janne, Pi-Chi Chen

13. Exploring Foreign Direct Investment and Technology and Knowledge Transfer Issues in Africa
Ellis Osabutey

14. New Venture Internationalization and the Cluster Life Cycle: Insights from Ireland’s Indigenous Software Industry
Mike Crone

Keywords: Business and Management, Business Strategy/Leadership, International Business, Emerging Markets/Globalization, Macroeconomics/Monetary Economics//Financial Economics, Human Resource Management, International Economics

Publication year
The Academy of International Business
Page amount
285 pages
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