Impact of International Business

Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice

  • Heinz Tüselmann
  • Stephen Buzdugan
  • Qi Cao
  • David Freund
  • Sougand Golesorkhi

Part of the The Academy of International Business book series

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Introduction: Impact of International Business: Challenges and Solutions for Policy and Practice

    1. Heinz Tüselmann, Stephen Buzdugan, Qi Cao, David Freund, Sougand Golesorkhi
      Pages 1-8
  3. The Impact of Locations, Institutions and Governments

  4. International Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Contexts and Outcomes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Lasse Torkkeli, Sami Saarenketo, Olli Kuivalainen, Kaisu Puumalainen
      Pages 95-111
  5. Strategy and Management: Ownership Modes, Networks and People

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Yi Wang, Jorma Larimo, Huu Le Nguyen
      Pages 133-157
    3. William Y. Degbey, Melanie E. Hassett
      Pages 158-177
    4. Emmanouil Sofikitis, Dimitris Manolopoulos, Pavlos Dimitratos
      Pages 178-197
  6. Rigour and Relevance: Some Roadmaps for Internationalisation Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Margaret Fletcher, Stephen Young, Pavlos Dimitratos
      Pages 201-219
    3. Qi Cao, Paola Criscuolo, Erkko Autio
      Pages 220-240
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 265-275

About this book


The international community is confronted with a new set of challenges, the scale and complexity of which is virtually unprecedented. In this connection, there are heightened demands for international business research to provide guidance for decision-makers on how to solve actual problems. Impact of International Business addresses current challenges and issues, and provides fresh insights that are pertinent for policy and practice. The book examines various contemporary international business issues from various viewpoints, draws on research conducted in different countries, examines IB issues in both developed and emerging country contexts, offers various theoretical perspectives and different methodologies. It provides both rigorous empirical and conceptual advances and insights that are useful and relevant for managers and policy makers in their search for solutions in face of current challenges posed by the international environment.


business China entrepreneurship innovation International Business International Entrepreneurship Internationalisation internationalization management network strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Heinz Tüselmann
    • 1
  • Stephen Buzdugan
    • 1
  • Qi Cao
    • 1
  • David Freund
    • 1
  • Sougand Golesorkhi
    • 1
  1. 1.Manchester Metropolitan University Business SchoolUK

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