Summary all papers and classes International Strategy (IS)
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Concise summary with all the important points/graphs of all papers and classes:
- Cantwell, Dunning & Lundan (2014): An evolutionary approach to understanding international business activity: The co-evolution of MNEs and the institutional environment
- Foss & Pederson (2004): Organizing knowledge processes in the multinational corporation
- Rugman & Verbeke (1992): A note on the transnational solution and the transaction cost theory of multinational strategic management
- Porter (1986): Changing patterns of international competition
- Ghemawat (2008): Reconceptualizing international strategy and organization
- Benioto & Gripsrud (1991): The expansion of foreign direct investments: discrete rational location choices or a cultural learning process?
- Mariotti, Piscitello & Elia (2010): Spatial agglomeration of multinational enterprises: the role of information externalities and knowledge spillovers
- Demirbag & Glaister (2010): Factors determining offshore location choice for R&D projects: A comparative study for developed and emerging regions
- Laamanen, Simula & Torstila (2011): Cross-border relocations of headquarters in Europe
- Brouthers & Hennart (2007): Boundaries of the firm: Insights from international entry mode research
- Kogut (1991): Joint ventures and the option to expand and acquire
- Meyer et al. (2008): Institutions, resources, and entry strategies in emerging economies
- Gubbi et al. (2010): Do international acquisitions by emerging-economy firms create shareholder value? The case of Indian firms
- Lieberman & Montgomery (1988): First mover advantages
- Kerin, Varadarajan & Peterson (1992): First-mover Advantage: A Synthesis, Conceptual Framework, and Research Propositions
- Frynas, Mellahi & Pigman (2006): First mover advantages in international business and firm-specific political resources
- Gaba et al. (2002): Timing of entry in international market: An empirical study of US Fortune 500 firms in China
- Birkinshaw, Hood & Jonsson (1998): Building Firm-Specific Advantages in Multinational Corporations: The Role of Subsidiary Initiative
- Monteiro, Arvidsson & Birkinshaw (2008): Knowledge flows within multinational corporations: Explaining subsidiary isolation and its performance implications
- Mudambi & Navarra (2004): Is knowledge power? Knowledge flows, subsidiary power and rent-seeking within MNCs
- Feinberg & Gupta (2009): MNC subsidiaries and country risk: Internalization as a safeguard against weak external institutions
- Lu & Beamish (2004): International Diversification and Firm Performance: The S-Curve Hypothesis
- Vermeulen & Barkema (2002): Pace, rhythm, and scope: Process dependence in building a profitable multinational corporation
- Chang & Rhee (2011): Rapid FDI expansion and firm performance
- Hennart (2007): The Theoretical Rationale for a Multinationality-Performance Relationship
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Summary Transnational Management by Barlett and Beamish + all articles and lectures
Complete overview of all the materials for the global business course in the second year of International Business at Maastricht University. Including the book chapters, press articles and relevant lectures.
International Strategy (Full Summary of Papers)
All papers needed, included in summary --> (1) Rugman & Verbeke - 1992 - A note on the transnational solution of the transaction cost theory of multinational strategic management. (2) Foss & Pedersen - 2004 - Organizing knowledge processes in the MNC. (3) Cantwell, Dunning & Lundan - 2010 - An evolutionary approach to understanding international business activity... (4) Porter - 1986 - Changing patterns of international competition. (5) Ghemawat - 2008 - Reconceptualising international strategy and organization. (6) Benito & Gripsrud - 1992 - The expansion of foreign direct investments... (7) Mariotti, Piscitello & Elia - 2010 - Spatial aggloeration of multinational enterprises... (8) Demirbag & Glaiser - 2010 - Factors determining offshore location choice for R&D projects... (9) Laamanen, Simula & Torstila - 2012 - Cross-border relocations of HQ in Europe. (10) Brouthers & Hennart - 2007 - Boundaries of the firm... (11) Meyer et al - 2009 - Institutions, resources and entry strategies in emerging economies. (12) Kogut - 1991 - Joint ventures and the option to expand and acquire. (13) Gubbi et al - 2010 - Do International acquisitions by emerging-economy... (14) Lieberman & Montgomery - 1988 - First mover advantages. (15) Kerin et al - 1992 - First-mover advantages... (16) Frynas, Mellahi & Pigman - 2006 - First mover advantages in international business and firm-specific political resources. (17) Gaba, Pan & Ungson - 2002 - Timing of entry in international market... (18) Birkinshaw, Hood & Jonsson - 1998 - Building firm-specific advantages in multinational corporations... (19) Monteiro, Advidsson & Birkinshaw - 2008 - Knowledge flows within multinational corporations... (20) Mudambi & Navarra - 2004 - Is knowledge power? Knowledge flows, subsidiary power and rent-seeking within MNCs. (21) Feinberg & Gupta - 2009 - MNC subsidiaries and country risk... (22) Lu & Beamish - 2004 - International diversification and firm perforance: the S-Curve hypothesis. (23) Vermeulen & Barkema - 2002 - Pace, rhythm and scope... (24) Chang & Rhee - 2011 - Rapid FDI expansion and firm performance. (25) Hennart - 2007 - The theoretical rationale for a multinationality-performance relationship
AIM Articles summary
-Schmidt, N. (2013). Audi Ponders Dilemmas of International Growth; Building Close to Markets Conflicts With ‘Made in Germany’ Brand Image.
-Guler, I. & M. Guillén (2010). Home Country Networks and Foreign Expansion: Evidence from the Venture Capital Industry.
-Johanson, J. & J. Vahlne (1977). The Internationalization Process of the Firm – A Model of Knowledge Development and Increasing Foreigh Market Commitments,
-Rugman, A. & A. Verbeke (2004). A perspective on regional and global strategies of multinational enterprises.
-Butler, N. (2010). The era of global oil giants is over,
-Harzing, A. (2002). Acquisition versus Greenfield investments: International Strategy and management of entry modes
-Pan, Y. & D. Tse (2000). The Hierarchical Model of Market Entry Modes
-Hennart, J. & S. Reddy (1997). The choice between mergers/ acquisitions and joint ventures: the case of Japanese investors in the United States
-Pret a manger’s fresh take on fast food: Would you like a smile with that? – Thompson
-Distance Still Matters: The Hard Reality of Global Expansion – Ghemawat
-Clusters and the New Economics of Competition – Porter
-International diversification and firm performance – Lu & Beamish
-Product differentiation and location choice – Nachum & Wymbs
-Google and Its Ordeal in China
-Foreign locals: a cautionary tale on the culture of MNC local employees – Caprar
-How international are the international business journals? – Ellis & Zhan
-When mickey loses face: recontextualization, semantic fit, and the semiotics of foreignness – Brannen
-Organizing for Worldwide Effectiveness: The Transnational Solution – Bartlett & Ghoshal
-Multinational organization context: implications for team learning and performance – Zellmer-Bruhn & Gibson
-Partnering across borders – Brannen & Salk
-Developing your global know-how – Harvard Business Review
-The age of Indovation dawns – Financial Times
-Knowledge of the firm – Kogut & Zander
-Centers of excellence in MNCs – Frost, Birkinshaw & Ensign
-The impact of local demand on innovation in a global industry – Fabrizio & Thomas
Summary Global Business (Book Transnational Management)
Summary of the chapters and additional readings of the course Global Business, period 2 year 2 IB. If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message!