Multinational Business Review: Volume 22 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Advances in IB Theory

The economic theory of the firm as a foundation for international business theory

Mark Casson

This paper aims to argue that management capability is a complement to ownership advantage. Ownership advantage determines the potential of the firm, and management capability…


Forty years of internalisation theory and the multinational enterprise

Peter J. Buckley

The purpose of this paper is to review the key analytical principles of internalisation theory as a general theory of the multinational enterprise (MNE). It illustrates the…


Internalization theory, entrepreneurship and international new ventures

Alain Verbeke, M. Amin Zargarzadeh, Oleksiy Osiyevskyy

The aim of the article is to establish robust linkages between internalization theory and the empirical phenomenon of international new ventures (INVs). Here, the focus is on…


A longitudinal study of MNE innovation: the case of Goodyear

Vittoria Giada Scalera, Debmalya Mukherjee, Alessandra Perri, Ram Mudambi

The purpose of this article is to provide insights into the innovation trajectory, and knowledge pipelines of mature industry multinational enterprises (MNEs). The ability to…


Corporate strategic responses to foreign entry: insights from prospect theory

Thomas Hutzschenreuter, Ingo Kleindienst, Florian Groene, Alain Verbeke

The purpose of this paper is to address how firms adapt their product and geographic diversification as a response to foreign rivals penetrating their domestic market by adopting…

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