Essays about: "International Business IB"

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  1. 1. Home Office and Organisational Culture: Exploring the Impact of a Sudden Shift

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Beeke Krohn; Henrik Bing; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Organisational Culture; home office; MNE;

    Abstract : Organisational culture is a well-established topic within research, how employees' interaction on a daily basis creates a commonality in behaviour and way of thinking. The Covid-19 pandemic forced many organisations into a sudden shift to home office, in which employee contact became severely restricted. READ MORE

  2. 2. Drivers of Backshoring: An exploration of the applicability of theory. A qualitative case study analysis of six Swedish companies.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ayza Plamenova Hristozova; Marisa Pauline Rabiolo; [2021]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Backshoring has been the focus of a growing body of research in recent years, with several different determinants having been postulated through theoretical perspectives in the previous research. This study aims to determine how applicable these perspectives and their reasoning are to cases of backshoring of six Swedish companies. READ MORE

  3. 3. LEMONS & CHERRIES: THE IMPACT OF FOREIGN ACQUISITIONS ON THE REGIONAL EMBEDDEDNESS OF SMALL AND MEDIUM SIZED ENTERPRISES IN TERMS OF SOURCING PRACTICES

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Kyle T. Johnson; Paul Järvinen; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Foreign acquisition; International business IB ; Multinational corporations MNCs ; Regional embeddedness; Small and medium-sized enterprises SMEs ; Sourcing;

    Abstract : Prior research has highlighted that the highest performing SMEs (cherries) and the lowest performing SMEs (lemons) are most susceptible to be acquired by foreign MNCs, who then often invest in the acquired SME to fulfill a specific motive. However, there has been little research conducted as to how the regional activity and embeddedness of these SMEs is then impacted by these acquisitions, particularly in terms of their sourcing patterns. READ MORE

  4. 4. EMNC knowledge transfer - A case study on knowledge transfer between an Indian EMNC and an acquired developed country firm

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : William Abrahamsson; Mika Karppanen; [2019-03-19]
    Keywords : knowledge transfer; knowledge management; EMNC; international business; strategic asset;

    Abstract : The way in which organizations capture and transfer knowledge has been a rather extensively covered area within the IB research field in the past two decades. What has been a focal point within the area of knowledge transfer is how multinational corporations manage to facilitate knowledge transfer between individuals within the organization, but also how knowledge is transferred between organizational units, often within a cross-cultural or international context. READ MORE

  5. 5. Impact of resource management on MNCs for survival and growth in a dynamic/consolidating market: Case studies on Telecom Multinational corporation

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Muhammad Babur Khan Durrani; Rahen Islam; [2018]
    Keywords : Resource Base View; Resource Management process; emerging market; Telecom Industry;

    Abstract : International emerging markets, being a matter of interest for Multinational Corporations (MNCs), is regularly researched by scholars for better future understanding. In this regard Resource Base View (RBV) and Resource Management theories are regularly matched and further developed. READ MORE