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Journal of World Business

1997 - 2017

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Volume 52, issue 5, 2017

How global is international CSR research? Insights and recommendations from a systematic review pp. 591-614 Downloads
Niccolò Pisani, Arno Kourula, Ans Kolk and Renske Meijer
Corporate governance, board networks and growth in domestic and international markets: Evidence from India pp. 615-627 Downloads
Deeksha Singh and Andrew Delios
Does board independence influence financial performance in IPO firms? The moderating role of the national business system pp. 628-639 Downloads
Alessandro Zattoni, Michael A. Witt, William Q. Judge, Till Talaulicar, Jean Jinghan Chen, Krista Lewellyn, Helen Wei Hu, Jonas Gabrielsson, Jose Luis Rivas, Sheila Puffer, Dhirendra Shukla, Felix Lopez, Emmanuel Adegbite, Yves Fassin, Sibel Yamak, Stav Fainshmidt and Hans van Ees
Host country employees’ ethnic identity confirmation: Evidence from interactions with ethnically similar expatriates pp. 640-652 Downloads
Shea X. Fan and Anne-Wil Harzing
International and market-specific social capital effects on international opportunity exploitation in the internationalization process pp. 653-663 Downloads
Angelika Lindstrand and Sara Melén Hånell
SME international business models: The role of context and experience pp. 664-679 Downloads
John Child, Linda Hsieh, Said Elbanna, Joanna Karmowska, Svetla Marinova, Pushyarag Puthusserry, Terence Tsai, Rose Narooz and Yunlu Zhang
Is inpatriate assignment experience a ticket to the top of a foreign subsidiary? The moderating effect of subsidiary context pp. 680-690 Downloads
Almasa Sarabi, Fabian J. Froese and Monika Hamori
Firm internationalization from a network-centric complex-systems perspective pp. 691-701 Downloads
Yanto Chandra and Ian F. Wilkinson
Shades of paternalistic leadership across cultures pp. 702-713 Downloads
Juliana Mansur, Filipe Sobral and Rafael Goldszmidt
How should we (not) judge the ‘quality’ of qualitative research? A re-assessment of current evaluative criteria in International Business pp. 714-725 Downloads
Catherine Welch and Rebecca Piekkari

Volume 52, issue 3, 2017

Exporting challenges of SMEs: A review and future research agenda pp. 327-342 Downloads
Justin Paul, Sundar Parthasarathy and Parul Gupta
CSR logics in developing countries: Translation, adaptation and stalled development pp. 343-359 Downloads
Dima Jamali, Charlotte Karam, Juelin Yin and Vivek Soundararajan
From human capital externality to entrepreneurial aspiration: Revisiting the migration-trade linkage pp. 360-371 Downloads
Xiaohua Lin and Xiyan Yang
Firm age, marketization, and entry mode choices of emerging economy firms: Evidence from listed firms in China pp. 372-385 Downloads
Qunyong Xie
Bridging the language gap in multinational companies: Language strategies and the notion of company-speak pp. 386-403 Downloads
Nathalie Aichhorn and Jonas Puck
Corporate language proficiency in reverse knowledge transfer: A moderated mediation model of shared vision and communication frequency pp. 404-416 Downloads
Vesa Peltokorpi and Sachiko Yamao
The reshoring of business services: Reaction to failure or persistent strategy? pp. 417-430 Downloads
Filippo Albertoni, Stefano Elia, Silvia Massini and Lucia Piscitello
The effect of organizational separation on individuals’ knowledge sharing in MNCs pp. 431-446 Downloads
Àngels Dasí, Torben Pedersen, Paul N. Gooderham, Frank Elter and Jarle Hildrum

Volume 52, issue 2, 2017

Country-specific determinants of cross-border mergers and acquisitions: A comprehensive review and future research directions pp. 127-183 Downloads
En Xie, K.S. Reddy and Jie Liang
Exploring the performance of government affairs subsidiaries: A study of organisation design and the social capital of European government affairs managers at Toyota Motor Europe and Hyundai Motor Company in Brussels pp. 184-196 Downloads
Andrew Barron, Asier Pereda and Stephen Stacey
The influences of perceived organizational support and motivation on self-initiated expatriates’ organizational and community embeddedness pp. 197-208 Downloads
Yu-Ping Chen and Margaret A. Shaffer
Communist footprint and subordinate influence behavior in post-communist transition economies pp. 209-229 Downloads
Elitsa R. Banalieva, Charlotte M. Karam, David A. Ralston, Detelin Elenkov, Irina Naoumova, Marina Dabic, Vojko Potocan, Arunas Starkus, Wade Danis and Alan Wallace
Social elites on the board and executive pay in developing countries: Evidence from Africa pp. 230-243 Downloads
Bruce Hearn, Roger Strange and Jenifer Piesse
Reducing poverty in the least developed countries: The role of small and medium enterprises pp. 244-257 Downloads
Vladislav Maksimov, Stephanie Lu Wang and Yadong Luo
Competition and corporate tax evasion: An institution-based view pp. 258-269 Downloads
Omer N. Gokalp, Seung-Hyun Lee and Mike W. Peng
Primary or complex? Towards a theory of metaphorical strategy communication in MNCs pp. 270-285 Downloads
Andreas König, Angela Fehn, Jonas Puck and Lorenz Graf-Vlachy
Overstating and understating interaction results in international business research pp. 286-295 Downloads
Allison F. Kingsley, Thomas G. Noordewier and Richard G. Vanden Bergh
Multinational enterprise regional management centres: Characteristics and performance pp. 296-311 Downloads
Dwarka Chakravarty, Ying-Ying Hsieh, Andreas P.J. Schotter and Paul W. Beamish
CEOs’ ambivalent interpretations, organizational market capabilities, and corporate entrepreneurship as responses to strategic issues pp. 312-326 Downloads
Wenlong Yuan, Yongjian Bao and Bradley J. Olson

Volume 52, issue 1, 2017

Gone are the creatures of yesteryear? On the diffusion of technological capabilities in the ‘modern’ MNC pp. 1-16 Downloads
Katarina Blomkvist, Philip Kappen and Ivo Zander
Global outsourcing, explorative innovation and firm financial performance: A knowledge-exchange based perspective pp. 17-27 Downloads
Ernst Verwaal
Betrayal in international buyer-seller relationships: Its drivers and performance implications pp. 28-44 Downloads
Leonidas C. Leonidou, Bilge Aykol, Thomas A. Fotiadis, Paul Christodoulides and Athina Zeriti
The influence of language differences on power dynamics in multinational teams pp. 45-61 Downloads
Helene Tenzer and Markus Pudelko
The location choice of foreign direct investments: Empirical evidence and methodological challenges pp. 62-82 Downloads
Bo Bernhard Nielsen, Christian Geisler Asmussen and Cecilie Weatherall
Locals know best? Subsidiary HR autonomy and subsidiary performance pp. 83-96 Downloads
Mila Lazarova, Hilla Peretz and Yitzhak Fried
Rapid internationalization and long-term performance: The knowledge link pp. 97-110 Downloads
Raquel García-García, Esteban García-Canal and Mauro F. Guillén
Attention in words, not in deeds: Effects of attention dissonance on headquarters-subsidiary communication in multinational corporations pp. 111-123 Downloads
Hammad ul Haq, Rian Drogendijk and Desirée Blankenburg Holm

Volume 51, issue 6, 2016

How are institutional capabilities transferred across borders? pp. 882-894 Downloads
Michael Carney, Marleen Dieleman and Markus Taussig
Legitimizing the apprenticeship practice in a distant environment: Institutional entrepreneurship through inter-organizational networks pp. 895-909 Downloads
Johann Fortwengel and Gregory Jackson
Institutionalizing entrepreneurial expertise in subsistence economies pp. 910-922 Downloads
Adam Smith, William Judge, Amir Pezeshkan and Anil Nair
Institutional plasticity in public-private interactions: Why Japan’s port reform failed pp. 923-936 Downloads
Faith Hatani
Making the foreign familiar: The influence of top management team and board of directors characteristics on the adoption of foreign practices pp. 937-949 Downloads
Donghoon Shin, Russell Seidle and Ilya Okhmatovskiy
Firm-specific intangible assets and subsidiary profitability: The moderating role of distance, ownership strategy and subsidiary experience pp. 950-964 Downloads
Farok Contractor, Yong Yang and Ajai S. Gaur
Ownership control of foreign affiliates: A property rights theory perspective pp. 965-976 Downloads
Nigel Driffield, Tomasz Mickiewicz and Yama Temouri
The effect of cross-listing on the environmental, social, and governance performance of firms pp. 977-990 Downloads
Barbara Del Bosco and Nicola Misani

Volume 51, issue 5, 2016

DIY: How internationalization shifts the locus of indigenous innovation for Chinese firms pp. 662-674 Downloads
Marshall S. Jiang, Oana Branzei and Jun Xia
The role of experiential and non-experiential knowledge in cross-border acquisitions: The case of Indian multinational enterprises pp. 675-685 Downloads
Peter J. Buckley, Surender Munjal, Peter Enderwick and Nicolas Forsans
Learning-by-doing in emerging market multinationals: Integration, trial and error, repetition, and extension pp. 686-699 Downloads
Huaichuan Rui, Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra and C. Annique Un
Exploring the influence of resource environments on absorptive capacity development: The case of emerging market firms pp. 700-712 Downloads
Tsvetomira V. Bilgili, Ben L. Kedia and Hansin Bilgili
Relevant knowledge and recipient ownership: Chinese MNCS’ knowledge transfer in Africa pp. 713-728 Downloads
Huaichuan Rui, Miao Zhang and Alan Shipman
Emerging market multinational companies’ evolutionary paths to building a competitive advantage from emerging markets to developed countries pp. 729-743 Downloads
Masaaki Kotabe and Tanvi Kothari
Mapping the evolution of the impact of economic transition on Central and Eastern European enterprises: A co-word analysis pp. 744-759 Downloads
Margerita Topalli and Silvester Ivanaj
The evolution of inter-organisational social capital with foreign customers: Its direct and interactive effects on SMEs’ foreign performance pp. 760-773 Downloads
Manuela Presutti, Cristina Boari and Luciano Fratocchi
From dilemmatic struggle to legitimized indifference: Expatriates’ host country language learning and its impact on the expatriate-HCE relationship pp. 774-786 Downloads
Ling Eleanor Zhang and Anne-Wil Harzing
Mitigating the dual liability of newness and foreignness in capital markets: The role of returnee independent directors pp. 787-799 Downloads
Weiwen Li, Garry D. Bruton and Igor Filatotchev
From uncertainty to risk—A risk management framework for market entry pp. 800-814 Downloads
Jakob Müllner
How do Chinese employees react to psychological contract violation? pp. 815-825 Downloads
Kelly Z. Peng, Chi-Sum Wong and Jiwen Lynda Song
Institutional difference, organizational experience, and foreign affiliate performance: Evidence from Polish firms pp. 826-842 Downloads
Piotr Trąpczyński and Elitsa R. Banalieva
Subnational institutions, political capital, and the internationalization of entrepreneurial firms in emerging economies pp. 843-854 Downloads
Xufei Ma, Zhujun Ding and Lin Yuan
Doing more with less, systematically? Bricolage and ingenieuring in successful social ventures pp. 855-870 Downloads
Chamu Sunduramurthy, Congcong Zheng, Martina Musteen, John Francis and Lawrence Rhyne

Volume 51, issue 4, 2016

Revisiting the standing of international business journals in the competitive landscape pp. 487-498 Downloads
Heinz Tüselmann, Rudolf Sinkovics and Grigory Pishchulov
MNE translation of corporate talent management strategies to subsidiaries in emerging economies pp. 499-510 Downloads
Maria Teresa Beamond, Elaine Farndale and Charmine E.J. Härtel
International strategic alliances and national culture: Mapping the field and developing a research agenda pp. 511-524 Downloads
Cristina López-Duarte, Miguel González-Loureiro, Marta M. Vidal-Suárez and Belén González-Díaz
FDI decisions and business-group insider control: Evidence from Taiwanese group-affiliated firms investing in the Chinese market pp. 525-533 Downloads
Wen-Ting Lin
External managers, family ownership and the scope of SME internationalization pp. 534-547 Downloads
D’Angelo, Alfredo, Antonio Majocchi and Trevor Buck
A systems perspective on offshoring strategy and motivational drivers amongst onshore and offshore employees pp. 548-567 Downloads
Angelika Zimmermann and M.N. Ravishankar
Cultural values, emotional intelligence, and conflict handling styles: A global study pp. 568-585 Downloads
Marjaana Gunkel, Christopher Schlaegel and Vas Taras
A socioemotional wealth perspective on how collaboration intensity, trust, and international market knowledge affect family firms’ multinationality pp. 586-599 Downloads
Beate Cesinger, Mathew Hughes, Helge Mensching, Ricarda Bouncken, Viktor Fredrich and Sascha Kraus
Emerging economies and institutional quality: Assessing the differential effects of institutional distances on ownership strategy pp. 600-611 Downloads
Ru-Shiun Liou, Mike Chen-Ho Chao and Monica Yang
The legitimacy of subsidiary issue selling: Balancing positive & negative attention from corporate headquarters pp. 612-627 Downloads
Kieran M. Conroy and David G. Collings
An empirical analysis and extension of internalization theory in emerging markets: The role of firm-specific assets and asset dispersion in the multinationality-performance relationship pp. 628-640 Downloads
Ahmet H. Kirca, Whitney Douglas Fernandez and Sumit K. Kundu
Tapping the power of local knowledge: A local-global interactive perspective pp. 641-653 Downloads
Shenxue Li, Mark Easterby-Smith, Marjorie A. Lyles and Timothy Clark

Volume 51, issue 3, 2016

Aligning corporate transfer intentions and subsidiary HRM practice implementation in multinational corporations pp. 343-355 Downloads
Catarina Ahlvik, Adam Smale and Jennie Sumelius
Environmental risks, localization and the overseas subsidiary performance of MNEs from an emerging economy pp. 356-368 Downloads
Xiaohui Liu, Lan Gao, Jiangyong Lu and Eleni Lioliou
Institutional development and firm profitability in transition economies pp. 369-378 Downloads
Mario Kafouros and Murod Aliyev
Strategy development: Driving improvisation in Malaysia pp. 379-390 Downloads
Ian R. Hodgkinson, Paul Hughes and Darwina Arshad
The effect of social networks and dynamic internationalization capabilities on international performance pp. 391-403 Downloads
José Carlos Pinho and Christiane Prange
Reconceptualizing cultural distance: The role of cultural experience reserve in cross-border acquisitions pp. 404-412 Downloads
Manish Popli, Mohammad Akbar, Vikas Kumar and Ajai Gaur
Performance of professional service firms from emerging markets: Role of innovative services and firm capabilities pp. 413-424 Downloads
Daniel C. Bello, Lori P. Radulovich, Javalgi, Rajshekhar (Raj) G., Robert F. Scherer and Jennifer Taylor
Too much of a good thing: Does international experience variety accelerate or delay executives’ career advancement? pp. 425-437 Downloads
Dimitrios Georgakakis, Tobias Dauth and Winfried Ruigrok
The spatial structure of foreign subsidiaries and MNE expansion strategy pp. 438-450 Downloads
Guoliang F. Jiang, Guy L.F. Holburn and Paul W. Beamish
Institutional duality and political strategies of foreign-invested firms in an emerging economy pp. 451-462 Downloads
Yanlong Zhang, Wei Zhao and Jianhua Ge
The effects of institutional development and national culture on cross-national differences in corporate reputation pp. 463-473 Downloads
David L. Deephouse, William Newburry and Abrahim Soleimani
Innovating across boundaries: A portfolio perspective on innovation partnerships of multinational corporations pp. 474-485 Downloads
Erk P. Piening, Torsten Oliver Salge and Sebastian Schäfer

Volume 51, issue 2, 2016

What is beneficial for first-time SME-exporters from a transition economy: A diversified or a focused export-strategy? pp. 185-199 Downloads
Desislava Dikova, Andreja Jaklič, Anže Burger and Aljaz Kuncic
How valuable is information and communication technology? A study of emerging economy enterprises pp. 200-211 Downloads
Yadong Luo and Juan Bu
Internationalization process, impact of slack resources, and role of the CEO: The duality of structure and agency in evolution of cross-border acquisition decisions pp. 212-225 Downloads
Dev K. Dutta, Shavin Malhotra and PengCheng Zhu
A gene-dependent climatoeconomic model of generalized trust pp. 226-236 Downloads
Dejun Tony Kong
The determinants of tax haven FDI pp. 237-250 Downloads
Chris Jones and Yama Temouri
Internationalization and innovation performance of emerging market enterprises: The role of host-country institutional development pp. 251-263 Downloads
Jie Wu, Chengqi Wang, Junjie Hong, Panagiotis Piperopoulos and Shuaihe Zhuo
Host country network, industry experience, and international alliance formation: Evidence from the venture capital industry pp. 264-277 Downloads
Jing Zhang and Amir Pezeshkan
Talent management motives and practices in an emerging market: A comparison between MNEs and local firms pp. 278-293 Downloads
Ekrem Tatoglu, Alison J. Glaister and Mehmet Demirbag
Home country institutions and the internationalization of state owned enterprises: A cross-country analysis pp. 294-307 Downloads
Saul Estrin, Klaus E. Meyer, Bo B. Nielsen and Sabina Nielsen
The psychology of psychic distance: Antecedents of asymmetric perceptions pp. 308-318 Downloads
Lars Håkanson, Björn Ambos, Anja Schuster and Ulrich Leicht-Deobald
Institutional changes within the European Union: How global cities and regional integration affect MNE entry decisions pp. 319-330 Downloads
Dane P. Blevins, Caterina Moschieri, Brian C. Pinkham and Roberto Ragozzino
The interactive effect of time and host country location on Chinese MNCs’ performance: An empirical investigation pp. 331-342 Downloads
Lin Yuan, Nitin Pangarkar and Jie Wu

Volume 51, issue 1, 2016

A brief commentary on the past, present and future trajectory of the Journal of World Business pp. 6-9 Downloads
Michael G. Harvey and Miriam Moeller
International business–government relations research 1945–2015: Concepts, typologies, theories and methodologies pp. 10-22 Downloads
Jean J. Boddewyn
The social responsibility of international business: From ethics and the environment to CSR and sustainable development pp. 23-34 Downloads
Ans Kolk
Corruption in international business pp. 35-49 Downloads
Alvaro Cuervo-Cazurra
Global corporate governance: On the relevance of firms’ ownership structure pp. 50-57 Downloads
Ruth V. Aguilera and Rafel Crespi-Cladera
International strategy: From local to global and beyond pp. 58-73 Downloads
Michael A. Hitt, Dan Li and Kai Xu
The contribution of internalisation theory to international business: New realities and unanswered questions pp. 74-82 Downloads
Peter J. Buckley
An internalization theory perspective on the global and regional strategies of multinational enterprises pp. 83-92 Downloads
Alain Verbeke and Liena Kano
Internationalization: From incremental to born global pp. 93-102 Downloads
Gary A. Knight and Peter W. Liesch
The search for global competence: From international HR to talent management pp. 103-114 Downloads
Wayne F. Cascio and John W. Boudreau
From cross-cultural management to global leadership: Evolution and adaptation pp. 115-126 Downloads
Allan Bird and Mark E. Mendenhall
Evolving and enduring challenges in global mobility pp. 127-141 Downloads
Paula Caligiuri and Jaime Bonache
New perspectives on human resource management in a global context pp. 142-152 Downloads
Rosalie L. Tung
Technology, innovation and knowledge: The importance of ideas and international connectivity pp. 153-162 Downloads
Ulf Andersson, Àngels Dasí, Ram Mudambi and Torben Pedersen
Cooperative strategies in international business and management: Reflections on the past 50 years and future directions pp. 163-175 Downloads
Paul W. Beamish and Nathaniel C. Lupton
Headquarters–subsidiary relationships in MNCs: Fifty years of evolving research pp. 176-184 Downloads
Tatiana Kostova, Valentina Marano and Stephen Tallman
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