Review of International Business and Strategy: Volume 30 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Blockchain and the Multinational Enterprise

Guest Editors: Rui Torres de Oliveira, Marta Indulska, Tatiana Zalan

Operational efficiency effects of blockchain technology implementation in firms: Evidence from China

Mohammad Raihanul Hasan, Deng Shiming, Mollah Aminul Islam, Muhammed Zakir Hossain

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of blockchain technology on firms’ operational efficiency in the context of China.


Blockchain technology in international business: changing the agenda for global governance

Amanda Hooper, Dirk Holtbrügge

Blockchain technology has extended beyond the border of cryptocurrency and taken hold in various areas of international business. This study aims to analyze the impacts of…


Blockchain-based applications in shipping and port management: a literature review towards defining key conceptual frameworks

Sergey Tsiulin, Kristian Hegner Reinau, Olli-Pekka Hilmola, Nikolay Goryaev, Ahmed Karam

The purpose of this paper is to examine and to categorize the tendencies of blockchain-based applications in the shipping industry and supply chain as well as the interrelations…


Does entrepreneurs’ risk perception influence firm’s rapidity in foreign market entry through moderation of entrepreneurial decision-making approach?

Md. Nur Alam, Imtiaz Masroor, Md. Noor Un Nabi

The purpose of this paper is to find out whether risk perception can affect rapidity in international market entry. Also, this paper tries to find out whether the decision-making…

In search of the frugal innovation strategy

Leandro Lima Santos, Felipe Mendes Borini, Moacir de Miranda Oliveira Júnior

In the past years, many contributions have been published addressing frugal innovation and other types of resource-constrained innovations in the management field. Throughout this…


What affects the export entrepreneurship of SMEs?

Channappa Santhosh

The purpose of this paper is to analyse the different drivers’ and its impact on the export entrepreneurship (EE) of small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

Ethnic networks and multinational firms’ location decisions

Jorge Alcaraz, Elizabeth Salamanca, Otto Regalado-Pezúa

The purpose of this study is to identify the effect of ethnic networks on firms’ location decisions using social network theory and the homophily principle.

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