A New Generation in International Strategic Management
By: Stephen Tallman (editor)Paperback
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This book comprises eighteen cutting edge chapters by emerging scholars in international strategy, offering a variety of fresh perspectives on critical issues that the field will face in the near future. These young scholars have unique and innovative thoughts about international strategy, which are well ahead of the mainstream of international business academics.Various topics are addressed, including the rise of outsourcing and the global spread of research and development activities; structural innovations by multinational firms, with particular attention to organizing for the efficient transfer of knowledge resources within networks of alliances; and new ways of considering the effects of location, focusing on the relative importance of regional clusters and countries and the impact of geographical and cultural distance on international strategies. Stephen Tallman has geared the book to an academic audience, specifically faculty and graduate students in international business, international management, and global strategy. Sophisticated international business practitioners will also find it an interesting read.
Contents: Preface PART I: NEW APPROACHES TO INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY1. Peripheral Vision for International Strategy: Exploring Vistas of the Field's FutureLuis Vives and Silviya Svejenova2. Geographic Diversification: Risk Reduction or Operational FlexibilitySeung-Hyun Lee and Chris Changwha Chung3. Is 'Do What You Do Best and Outsource the Rest' an Appropriate Technology Sourcing Strategy?Brent B. Allred and K. Scott Swan4. Types of Difficulties in Internationalization and their ConsequencesAlvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and C. Annique Un5. R&D Internationalization: Building Organizational Capabilities to Balance Exploration and ExploitationGurneeta Vasudeva and Petra Sonderegger6. Real Options Theory and International Strategic ManagementJing Li and Tony W. TongPART II: NEW ORGANIZATIONAL FORMS FOR MULTINATIONAL COMPANIES7. International Business Theory, Multinational Enterprise, and New Organizational FormsJonathan Doh8. Organizing for Discontinuous Knowledge Flows: A New Perspective on the Management of Knowledge and Innovation in MNCsBjorn Ambos and Tina C. Ambos9. Building and Leveraging Knowledge Capabilities through Cross-border AcquisitionsManuel Portugal Ferreira10. Non-transitive Decision Making About Partner Selection in International R&D AlliancesDan Li11. Evolution of Outcomes in International Strategic AlliancesAnupama PhenePART III: LOCATION IN THE MODERN GLOBALIZING WORLD12. Is it all a Matter of Grouping? Examining the Regional Effect in Global Strategy ResearchRuth V. Aguilera, Ricardo G. Flores and Paul Vaaler13. Global Cities and Multinational Corporation InvestmentAnthony Goerzen14: Cultural and Institutional Determinants of AgglomerationRobert Salomon and Zheying Wu15. Local Clusters with Non-local Demand: An Exploratory Study of Small Ethnic Worlds in the Indian IT IndustryFlorian A. Taube16. Technology as a Remedy for Political RisksVeneta Andonova17. The Role of Geographic Distance in FDIRoberto Ragozzino18. Psychic Distance and Directional Equivalence: A Theoretical FrameworkRonaldo Parente, Daniel W. Baack and Victor AlmeidaIndex
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