The John H Dunning Centre for International Business

Centre Publications

Selected publications from members of the John H Dunning Centre for International Business:

Professor Rajneesh Narula

Papers

  1. Location, Collocation and R&D alliances in the European ICT Industry, Research Policy, forthcoming 2009 (with Grazia Santangelo)
  2. EU enlargement and consequences for FDI assisted industrial development, Transnational Corporations, forthcoming 2009 (with Christian Bellak)
  3. A novel approach to national technological accumulation and absorptive capacity: aggregating Cohen and Levinthal, European Journal of Development Research, Vol 21, pp 62-88, 2008 (with Paola Criscuolo)
  4. Using multi-hub structures for international R&D: organizational inertia and the challenges of implementation, Management International Review, Vol 46, 639-660, 2007 (with Paola Criscuolo)
  5. Globalization, new ecologies, new zoologies and the purported death of the eclectic paradigm, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol 23, pp 141-156, 2006
  6. Foreign Direct Investment Through Acquisitions and Implications for Technological Upgrading: Case Evidence from Tanzania, European Journal of Development Research, Vol 18, pp 62-88, 2006 (with Brian Portelli)
  7. Measuring knowledge flows among European and American multinationals: a patent citation analysis,Economics of Innovation and New Technologies, Vol. 14(5), pp. 417-433, 2005 (with Bart Verspagen and Paola Criscuolo)

Chapters in books

  1. 'Multinational enterprises', in Ramkishen S. Rajan and Kenneth A. Reinert, eds., Princeton Encyclopaedia of the World Economy, Princeton University Press (forthcoming 2008)
  2. Foreign Direct Investment and Economic Development: Opportunities and Limitations from a Developing Country Perspective in L .Piscitello and G. Santangelo (eds) do multinationals feed local development and growth? Elsevier; Amsterdam, 2007 (with Brian Portelli)

Books

  1. Globalisation and Technology: interdependence, innovation systems and industrial policy, Intellectual publishing house, Beijing, 2009 (Chinese edition)
  2. Multinational and the Periphery (with Gabriel Benito), Palgrave, London, 2007

Professor Chris Brewster

Papers

  1. Brewster, C and Viegas-Bennett, C. Perceptions of business cultures in Eastern Europe and their implications for international HRM Human Resource Management Journal (Submitted)
  2. Gollan, P., Wright, P. and Brewster, C., The role of line managers in human resource management: longitudinal evidence. (In preparation)
  3. Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Johnson, P. and Wood, G.T. HRM Praxis and the Antecedent Conditions of Employee Empowerment: A Comparative Survey. (In preparation)
  4. Farndale, E., Poutsma, E. and Brewster, C. Institutions, Multi-national companies and developments over time (In preparation)
  5. Mayrhofer, W., Brewster, C., Morley, M. and Ledolter, J. Hearing a Different drummer? Evidence of convergence in European HRM International Journal of Human Resource Management (Forthcoming 2011)
  6. Stavrou, E., Brewster, C. and Charalambous, C. (2010) "Human Resource Management as a Competitive Tool in Europe" International Journal of Human Resource Management (Forthcoming 2010)
  7. Richbell, S. Brookes, M, Brewster, C and Wood, G. (2010) Non-standard working time: an international and comparative analysis International Journal of Human Resource Management (Forthcoming 2010)
  8. Sánches Vidal, M. E., Sans Valle, R., Barba Aragón, I. and Brewster C. Repatriate Re-Adjustment: Employees´ Personal Lives In International Job Relocations International Journal of Manpower (Forthcoming 2010)
  9. Brewster, C., Morley, M. and Buciuniene, I. (2010) The Reality of Human Resource Management in Central and Eastern Europe Baltic Journal of Management (Forthcoming 2010)
  10. Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Johnson, P. and Wood, G. Direct Involvement: A Feature of Instrumentalist or Cooperative HRM? Journal (Forthcoming 2010)
  11. Brewster, C (2008) No "one best way": so what is the Cypriot way? HRM journal
  12. Vernon, G. and Brewster, C. "Collective employee voice and the strategic integration of HRM: international evidence"
  13. Larsen, H.H., Rogaczewska, A. and Brewster, C., "Convergence In Integration And Assignment In HRM? Evidence from Europe".
  14. Waxin, M. F. and Brewster, C. "The Impact of Country of Origin on Expatriates' Time to Proficiency and its Antecedents".
  15. Brewster, C., Vernon, G. and Wood, G.T. "MNCs and Unionization"
  16. Croucher, R., Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M.
  17. Context, strategy and financial participation: a comparative analysis
  18. Brewster, C., Brookes, M., Johnson, P. and Wood, G.T. HRM Praxis and the Antecedent Conditions of Employee Empowerment: A Comparative Survey.
  19. Makela, K and Brewster C. interpersonal relationships as conduits of interunit interaction within multinationals: how well do different types of relationships work?
  20. Farndale, E., Brewster, C. and Poutsma, E. Co-ordinated vs. liberal market HRM: the impact of institutionalisation on multinational firms International Journal of Human Resource Management
  21. Mayrhofer, W., Brewster, C., Morley, M. and Ledolter, J. Hearing a Different drummer? Evidence of convergence in European HRM
  22. Dempsey, M. and Brewster, C. "On Leaving the Nunnery: management in trade unions". Employee Relations 31 (4)
  23. Wood, G.T., Croucher, C., Brewster, C., Collings, G.C. and Brooks, M. Varieties of Firm: complementarity and bounded diversity. Journal of Economic Issues
  24. Johnson, P., Wood, G.T., Brookes, M. and Brewster, C. The Rise of Post-bureaucracy: Theorists' Fancy or Organizational Praxis? International Sociology
  25. Brewster, C., Wood, G. and Brookes, M. (2008) Similarity, Isomorphism and Duality: recent survey evidence on the HRM policies of MNCs British Journal of Management

Chapters in books

  1. Mayrhofer M. and Brewster. The meaning and the value of comparative HRM. in Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W., (eds) A Handbook of Research into Comparative Human Resource Management Practice Cheltenham, Edward Elgar (Forthcoming 2011)
  2. Conducting international comparative research (managing international research networks). Mayrhofer M and Brewster C. in Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W., (eds) A Handbook of Research into Comparative Human Resource Management Practice Cheltenham, Edward Elgar (Forthcoming 2011)
  3. Europe. Brewster,C. Mayrhofer, W. and Sparrow, P.S. in Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W., (eds) A Handbook of Research into Comparative Human Resource Management Practice Cheltenham, Edward Elgar (Forthcoming 2011)
  4. Chris Brewster, Marc Goergen and Geoffrey Wood (2010) Corporate Governance Systems and Industrial Relations. In Wilkinson, A. and Townshend, M. (eds) The Future of Employment Relations: New Paradigms, New Developments Palgrave Macmillan (Forthcoming 2010)
  5. Goergen, M., Brewster, C. and Wood, G.T (2009) Corporate Governance: non-equity Stakeholders, in Anderson, R. and Baker, K. (eds) Corporate Governance, Wiley, New York (Forthcoming 2010)
  6. Brewster, C. And Mayrhofer, W. Comparative HRM. in International Human Resource ManagementChapter Contents 3rd Edition (Sage) Harzing A-W. and Pinnington A (eds) (Forthcoming 2010)
  7. Johnson, P., Wood, G.T., Brewster, C. and Brookes, M. (2009) The Rise of Post-bureaucracy:Theorists' Fancy or Organizational Praxis? In Clegg, S. R. (2009) Directions in Organization Studies, Sage Publications, London (Forthcoming 2009)
  8. Goergen, M., Wood, S. and Brewster, C. Corporate Governance and Employment in Europe, in Lee, S-H., Mason, A., and Hahn, C. (eds) Reforms for Korea's Sustained Growth, Seoul, Korean Development Institute Press (Forthcoming 2009)
  9. Brewster, C. And Mayrhofer, W. Comparative (2009) HRM. in International Human Resource Management Chapter Contents 3rd Edition (Sage) Harzing A-W. and Pinnington A (eds)
  10. Gooderham, P. and Brewster, C., (2009) "Convergence, Stasis or Divergence? The Case of Personnel Management in Europe", [reprint of 2003 Beta,17, (1): 6-18] in Festing et al
  11. Georgen, M., Wood, G. and Brewster, C. (2008) Types of Capitalism and Employment in Europe in EWC-KDI
  12. Brewster, C. Sparrow, P. and Harris, H (2008) "Towards a New Model of Globalizing HRM" in N. Andersen Fundamentals of HRM, Sage Publications
  13. Brewster, C. (2008) Changing Roles in HRM. in Muller-Camen, M., Croucher, R and Leigh, S (eds) Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach London, CIPD
  14. Muller-Camen, M and Brewster, C. (2008) International Human Resource Management. in Muller-Camen, M., Croucher, R and Leigh, S (eds) Human Resource Management: A Case Study Approach London, CIPD
  15. Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, M. (2008) Comparative HRM Policies and Practices. in Smith, P.B., Peterson, M.F. and Thomas, D.C. (eds) Handbook of Cross-Cultural Management Research Sage
  16. Mayrhofer, W, and Brewster, C. (2006) "European Human Resource Management: Researching Developments over Time". In J. Cartwright (ed.), Strategic Human Resource Management, London, Blackwell, 2nd ed.
  17. Mayrhofer, W. and Brewster, C. (2006) "European Human Resource Management: researching developments over time" in Schuler, R. and Jackson, S., Strategic Human Resource Management (2nd ed). Oxford, Blackwell.
  18. Brewster, C. (2006) "Convergence" in Clegg, S. and Bailey, J.R. (eds), International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies. Thousand Oaks, Sage.
  19. Tregaskis, O. and Brewster, C., (2006) "Converging or diverging? A comparative analysis of trends in contingent employment practice in Europe over a decade" In Das, S. et al (eds), Collective Bargaining: New Directions Towards Decentralization, ICFAI Books, Kolkata.

Books

  1. Sparrow, P., Brewster, C, de Cieri, H and Budhwar, P. The Globalization of Human Resource Management Routledge, London (Forthcoming 2011)
  2. Brewster, C. Sparrow, P. and Vernon. G. International Human Resource Management. (3rd edition),CIPD, Wimbledon (Forthcoming 2011)
  3. Wood, G., Brewster, C. Brookes, M. and Croucher R. Varieties of HRM: A Comparative Study of the Relationship between Context and Firm Routledge, London (Forthcoming 2011)
  4. Brewster, C. and Mayrhofer, W., (eds) (2009) A Handbook of Research into Comparative Human Resource Management Practice Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  5. Wood, G., Brewster, C. Brookes, M. and Croucher R. (2009) Regulation and Practice: A Comparative Study of the Relationship between Context and Firm
  6. Brewster, C., Carey, L., Dowling, P., Grobler, P., Holland, P. and Warnich, S. (2008) Contemporary Issues in Human Resource Management: Gaining a Competitive Advantage, (3rd edition) Oxford University Press, South Africa, Cape Town
  7. Brewster, C. Sparrow, P. and Dickmann, M. (eds.) (2008) International Human Resource Management: Contemporary Issues in Europe (2nd edition), Routledge, London
  8. Wood, G. and Brewster, C. (eds) (2007) Industrial Relations in Africa London, Palgrave
  9. Brewster, C. Sparrow, P. and Vernon. G. (2007) International Human Resource Management. (2nd edition), CIPD, Wimbledon

Professor Mark Casson

Books

  1. Casson, Mark C. (2009) The World's First Railway System, Oxford: Oxford University Press, x + 540 pp.
  2. Casson, Mark C. (2009) The Multinational Enterprise Revisited: The Essential Buckley and Casson (with Peter J. Buckley), Basingstoke, Hants: Palgrave Macmillan, x + 301pp.  

Professor Alan Rugman

Papers and chapters in books

  1. "Theoretical Aspects of Emerging Market Multinationals," forthcoming in Ravi Ramamurti and Jitendra V. Singh (Eds.), Emerging Multinationals in Emerging Markets
    (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
  2. "Do We Need a New Theory to Explain Emerging Market Multinationals?" forthcoming in Karl Sauvant (Ed.), Thinking Outward: Global Players from Emerging Markets
    (Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 2009).
  3. "Friedman's Follies: Insights on the Globalization/Regionalization Debate" (with Chang Hoon Oh). Forthcoming in Business and Politics 10 (2008).
  4. "Multinationals and Public Policy in Korea" (with In Hyeock Lee). Forthcoming in Asian Business and Management 8 (2008).
  5. "The International Competitiveness of Asian Firms" (with Chang Hoon Oh).
    Forthcoming in the Journal of Strategy and Management 1(1) ( 2008).
  6. "A New Perspective on Regional and Global Strategies of Multinational Service Firms" (with Alain Verbeke). Forthcoming in Management International Review 48(4) (2008).
  7. "The Regional Dimension of Multinationals and the End of 'Varieties of Capitalism"
    with A. Verbeke) forthcoming in Simon Collinson and Glenn Morgan (eds.) The Multinational Firm(Oxford: Blackwell) 2008.
  8. "Internalization Theory and its Impact on the Field of International Business"
    with Alain Verbeke) in Jean Boddewyn, ed., The Evolution of International Business Scholarship: AIB Fellows on the First 50 Years, Research in Global Strategic Management, vol. 14 (Oxford: Emerald, 2008.
  9. "A Regional Solution to the Strategy and Structure of Multinationals" (with with Alain Verbeke) inEuropean Management Journal 26(5) (2008): 305-313.
  10. "The Regional Nature of Japanese Multinational Business" (with Simon Collinson) in Journal of International Business Studies 39(2) (March 2008): 215-230.
  11. "The Theory and Practice of Regional Strategy" (with Alain Verbeke) in Journal of International Business Studies 39(2) (March 2008): 326-332.
  12. "Will China's Multinationals Succeed Globally or Regionally? (with Jing Li) in European Management Journal 25(5) (2008): 333-343.
  13. "Korea's Multinationals in a Regional World" (with Chang Hoon Oh) in Journal of World Business434 (2008): 5-15.
  14. "Real Options and the Theory of Foreign Direct Investment" (with Jing Li) in International Business Review 16 (2008): 687-712.
  15. "A Note on Return on Foreign Assets and Foreign Presence for UK Multinationals"
     (with George Yip and Saliya Jayaratne) in British Journal of Management 19 (2008).
  16. "The Regional Character of Asian Multinational Enterprises" (with Simon Collinson) in Asia Pacific Journal of Management 24(4) (February 2007): 429-446.
  17. "Intra-Regional Sales, Product Diversity and the Performance of Merchandising Multinationals" (with Nessara Sukpanich) in Journal of International Management 13(2) (June 2007): 131-146.
  18. "The Regional Dimension of UK Multinationals"  (with Alina Kudina and George S. Yip) in  Regional Aspects of Multinationality and Performance (Research in Global Strategic Management, vol. 13) (Oxford: Elsevier, 2007); now available from Publisher Emerald.
  19. "Multinationality and Regional Performance, 2001-2005"  (with Chang Hoon Oh) in Regional Aspects of Multinationality and Performance (Oxford: Elsevier, 2007); now available from Publisher Emerald.
  20. "Regional Multinationals and the Korean Cosmetics Industry" (with Chang Hoon Oh) in Asia Pacific Journal of Management 24(1) (March 2007): 27-42.
  21. "Liabilities of Regional Foreignness and the Use of Firm-Level Versus Country-Level Data: A Response to Dunning et al. (2007)"  (with Alain Verbeke) in  Journal of International Business Studies 38(1) (January 2007): 200-205.

Books

  1. Rugman Reviews International Business (Basingstoke, UK: PalgraveMacmillan, 2009), forthcoming.
  2. International Business, 5th Edition (Edited with Simon Collinson). (London: Financial Times Prentice Hall, 2009), forthcoming.
  3. The Oxford Handbook of International Business, (Ed.) 2nd Edition (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2008), forthcoming.
  4. Multinationals and Performance (co-author, Jonathan P. Doh) (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2008).
  5. Inside the Multinationals (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006). 25th anniversary ed.
  6. Regional Aspects of Multinationality and Performance (Research in Global Strategic Management, 13)(Oxford: Elsevier, 2007). Now available from the publisher Emerald.
  7. International Business, 4th Edition (Edited with Simon Collinson). (London: Financial Times-Prentice Hall, 2006).
  8. The Regional Multinationals (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
  9. Analysis of Multinational Strategic Management (with Alain Verbeke)
    (Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 2005).
  10. Real Options and International Investment (Co-edited with Jing Li)(Cheltenham, UK: Elgar, 2005).
  11. Internationalization, International Diversification and the Multinational Enterprise (Research in Global Strategic Management, 11) (Co-edited by Alain Verbeke)
    (Oxford: Elsevier, 2005); now available from the Publisher Emerald.
  12. European-American Trade and Financial Alliances (Co-edited with Gavin Boyd and Pier Carlo Padoan) (Cheltenham, UK and Brookfield, USA: Edward Elgar Publishing 2005).

Dr Stephen Pavelin

Papers

  1. "The stock performance of America's 100 best corporate citizens." Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 2009, 49, 1065-80 (with S.J. Brammer and C. Brooks).
  2. "Corporate charitable giving, multinational companies and countries of concern." Journal of Management Studies, 2009, 46, 575-96 (with S.J. Brammer and L.A. Porter).
  3. "Corporate reputation and women on the board." British Journal of Management, 2009, 20, 17-29 (with S.J. Brammer and A.I. Millington).
  4. "The corporate social performance content of innovation in the UK." Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, 80, 711-25 (with L.A. Porter).
  5. "Corporate social performance and geographical diversification." Journal of Business Research, 2006, 59, 1025-34 (with S.J. Brammer and L.A Porter).
  6. "Corporate social performance and stock returns: UK evidence from disaggregate measures." Financial Management, 2006, 35, 97-116 (with S.J. Brammer and C. Brooks).
  7. "Corporate reputation and social performance: The importance of fit." Journal of Management Studies, 2006, 43, 435-455 (with S.J. Brammer).
  8. "Voluntary environmental disclosures by large UK companies." Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 2006, 33, 1168-1188 (with S.J. Brammer).
  9. "Corporate community contributions in the United Kingdom and the United States." Journal of Business Ethics, 2005, 56, 15-26 (with S.J. Brammer).
  10. "Building a good reputation." European Management Journal, 2004, 22, 704-13 (with S.J. Brammer).

Chapters in books

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Books

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Emeritus Professor Robert Pearce

Papers

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Chapters in books

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Books

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Dr Lynda Porter

Papers

  1. "Corporate charitable giving, multinational companies and countries of concern." Journal of Management Studies, 2009, 46, 575-96 (with S.J. Brammer and S. Pavelin).
  2. "The corporate social performance content of innovation in the UK." Journal of Business Ethics, 2008, 80, 711-25 (with S. Pavelin).
  3. "Corporate social performance and geographical diversification." Journal of Business Research, 2006, 59, 1025-34 (with S.J. Brammer and S. Pavelin).
  4. "Asymmetric oligopoly and the new trade theory." Submitted to the Review of International Economics.
  5. "Strategic tax setting with repeated interactions between footloose firms and rent seeking governments." Submitted to Regional Studies.
  6. "Asymmetric oligopoly and the new trade theory." Submitted to the Journal of Public Economics.
  7. "Corporate social performance, multinational companies and countries of concern." Submitted to the Journal of International Business Studies (with S.J. Brammer and S. Pavelin).

Elena Beleska-Spasova

Conference papers

  1. Beleska-Spasova, E., Glaister, K.W. and C. Stride (2009), "Resource Determinants of Export Performance", Academy of International Business UK and Ireland 2009 Annual Conference, April 2009, Glasgow, UK.
  2. Beleska-Spasova, E., and Glaister, K.W. (2010), " Managers' Perceptions of the Resource/Performance Relationship", Academy of International Business UK and Ireland 2010 Annual Conference, April 2010, Dublin, Ireland.
  3. Beleska-Spasova, E. and Glaister, K.W. (2009), "The geography of British exports: Country-level versus firm-level evidence", European Management Journal, Vol. 27 No. 5, Special Issue: Is International Business Strategy Global or Regional?, pp. 295-304.
  4. Beleska-Spasova, E. and Glaister, K.W. (2010), "Geographic Orientation and Performance: Evidence from British Exporters", Management International Review, Issue 4/5 (forthcoming).

Dr Denise Tsang

Papers

  1. Tsang, Denise (2007) Leadership, National Culture and Performance Management in the Chinese Software Industry, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 56.4.
  2. Tsang, Denise (2005) Growth of Entrepreneurial Software Firms in Cities, Technovation, 25, 1331-36.

Books

  1. Tsang, Denise (2006) The Entrepreneurial Culture: Network Advantage Within Chinese and Irish Software Firms, Edward Elgar. 
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Rugman, A., Verbeke, A. and Nguyen, Q. "Fifty Years of International Business Theory and Beyond"

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Rugman, A., Oh, C. H. and Lim, D.S. K. "The Regional and Global Competitiveness of Multinational Firms"

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Godley, A "The emergence of competence creating subsidiaries in UK pharmaceuticals in the 20th century"

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Godley, A "Entrepreneurial opportunities, implicit contracts and market making for complex consumer goods"

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Almodóvar, P "The International Performance of Standardizing and Customizing Spanish Firms: The M Curve Relationships"

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