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Risk Mitigation and Management Strategies of Multinational Enterprises

State Capitalism In International Context

Micro-foundations and Ambidexterity in International Business and Innovation
Ambidexterity has (re)gained considerable scholarly attention as an approach for understanding how organizations and the decision-makers within them manage trade-offs between different resource investments and outcomes involved in exploration and exploitation activities (O'Reilly & Tushman, 2013; Raisch & Birkinshaw, 2008; Simsek, 2009). It also sits at the heart of recent scholarly discussions which place a strong theoretical emphasis on paradox-based rather than contingency-based approaches (Schad, Lewis, Raisch, & Smith, 2016). However, research in international business, which has increasingly incorporated concepts and studies of innovation, has not drawn extensively on recent theoretical advancements in ambidexterity.

Are online mass merchandisers category-killers?
Almost everything can now be bought online and online retailers are increasingly growing in value. Taking the examples of how Amazon prices books, this paper sets out to understand how profit-maximizing online retailers should price items that are potential traffic generators in a competitive market. Their analysis, using both game theory and empirical data, illustrates with exquisite precision the rather subtle dynamics that enable multi-product online retailers like Amazon and Walmart to undercut smaller merchants and how their pricing strategies across the board are even more effective due to the depth and breadth of their other offerings.

Is video gaming a real sport?
Electronic sport (eSport) – or competitive video gaming – is becoming increasingly popular, but debate remains as to whether it can really be called a sport. Researchers writing in Sport Management Review have assessed whether gaming can fit into officially recognized definitions of sport, including that it should: involve physical activity; be practiced for recreational purposes; involve an element of competition; have a framework of institutional organisation; and be generally accepted.

Boardroom egos come at a cost
Another reason to dislike your boss – they could be costing the firm money. Research published in The Leadership Quarterly explored whether narcissistic CEOs’ personalities would make them more likely to subject their organization to undue legal risk.

Sustainability Matters
Explore the various contributions from the Business & Management portfolio in this interactive infographic inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

5 diseases ailing research – and how to cure them

CSR & Hospitality Article Selection

Researching corporate responsibility and hospitality? Then this article selection is for you! Read recent, relevant research on CSR and hospitality today.

Business Horizons Best Paper Award for 2016

Business & Management News

LRP paper wins award

The Leadership Quarterly Yearly Review (LQYR) for 2018

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Article Selection
Keep up with the latest quality innovation and entrepreneurship research with this selection of recent papers. Start reading today.

Corporate Social Responsibility: New Editor Article Selection

Read these papers on Corporate Social Responsibility chosen by Professor Dan Li, new Editor in Chief of Business Horizons.

Entrepreneurship & Failure: An Article Selection

Read this fascinating article selection on failure and entrepreneurship, introduced by Prof. Dimo Dimov, Editor of Journal of Business Venturing Insights; “One of the best ways to prepare people for entrepreneurship is to provide a safe environment for them to experience failure.”

This collection runs the gamut of what you can learn from entrepreneurship failure. It includes free online access to 14 articles on topics ranging from corporate failure to family business. As Prof. Dimov says, “There are exciting conversations ahead.” Articles are free to read online until 31 August 2016. Start reading so you can join the conversation today.

The World of Global Business 1965-2015 Perspectives on the 50th Anniversary Issue of the Journal of World Business
We are delighted to announce the publication of a very Special Issue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Journal of World Business.

Announcing a new editor for 2017
We are pleased to announce that from January 1st 2017, John Antonakis, Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, will become the new Senior Editor for the Leadership Quarterly.

Professor John Antonakis 'TEDx' Talks Charisma

Read quality research on sustainable tourism around the world
Explore sustainable tourism around the world. Subjects include volunteer tourism, sustainable development, ecotourism, climate change, green tourism, and tourism education. Start exploring today.

Find out what sets the Journal of Business Venturing Insights apart with this short video

From the Editors: Publishing in the Journal of World Business

We are very pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters have accepted the Journal of Family Business Strategy for indexing

The Leadership Quarterly Tribute to Boas Shamir

Technology and innovation

We are pleased to bring you a selection of high quality articles on "Technology and innovation"

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We are committed to working in partnership with the research community, librarians, funders and other stakeholders.

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Audio Slides – A free service to authors

These are brief, webcast-style presentations based on slides and audio that are shown next to the article on ScienceDirect. This format gives authors the opportunity to explain their research in their own words and promote their work.

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Recent virtual issues

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Special issues

Doing more with less? Sustainability strategy in constrained economic times
Long Range Planning, Volume 48, Issue 2, pages 63-122 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Michael L. Barnett, Nicole Darnall, Bryan W. Husted

Science, Technology and the "Grand Challenge" of Ageing
Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Volume 93, pages 1-146 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Alexander Peine, Alex Faulkner, Birgit Jaeger, Ellen Moors

Special Issue on Global entrepreneurship and innovation in management
Journal of Business Research, Volume 68, Issue 4, pages 743-910 (Publication: April 2015)
Edited by Chih-Wen Wu, Kun-Huang Huarng

Business Horizons, Volume 58, Issue 2, pages 135-234 (Publication: March 2015)
Edited by Daniel Laufer

Call for papers

Human Resource Management in Asia
Submission deadline: 31 October  2018

Strategic Leadership and Strategic Management
Submission deadline: 1 December 2018

Strategizing in a digital world: Implications for strategy process, content and context
Submission deadline: 15 August 2018

Strategic ambidexterity and performance consequences for the Emerging Economies Multinationals (EMNEs)
Submission deadline: 30 June 2018

Journal of World Business Review Issue
Submission deadline: 1 April 2018

Digital Business Models: How can firms gain a sustainable competitive advantage in an increasing digital world?
Submission deadline: 1 March 2018

Sustainable HRM: Perspectives, Practices, and Prognoses
Submission deadline: 1 June 2018

Special Registered Report Issue on Replication and Rigorous Retesting of Leadership Models
Submission deadline: 1 May 2018

Service improvement in public sector operations - A European comparative analysis
Submission deadline: 14 April 2019

Most cited papers since 2008

Users of the world, unite! The challenges and opportunities of Social Media
Author(s):Kaplan, A.M. | Haenlein, M.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Business Horizons

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Structural equation modelling: Guidelines for determining model fit
Author(s):Hooper, D. | Coughlan, J. | Mullen, M.R.
Publication year: 2008
Journal / Book title: Electronic Journal of Business Research Methods

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Business models, business strategy and innovation
Author(s):Teece, D.J.
Publication year: 2010
Journal / Book title: Long Range Planning

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