Linköping University
Dep’t of Management and Engineering
Business admininstration
Per Åman
Dynamics of International Management 2012
Introduction/ overview
Gupta et al Ch 1 (Rising up to the global challenge)
Parker, B., 1996, "Evolution and Revolution - from International Business to
Globalization", in Clegg, S. R., Hardy, C. and Nord, W.R. eds., Handbook of Organization
Studies, London, Sage.
Kogut (2002), “International Management and Strategy”, Handbook of Strategy and
Management, Pettigrew, A., Thomas, H., Whittington, R., (eds.)
Melin (1992), “Internationalization as a Strategy Process”, Strategic Management
Journal, Vol 13
Griffiths, 2008, ”Emerging Themes in International Business Research”, Journal of
International Business Studies, 39, 1220–1235
Contemporary Economic space
Gupta et al Ch 9 (Leveraging China and India for global dominance)
Andersson, C., 2006, ”Less is more”, CIO Insight
Ghemawat, P., 2001, ”Distance still matters; the Hard Reality of Global Expansion”,
Harvard Business Review, Sep 2001
Ghemawat, P., 2007, ”Why the World isn’t Flat”,
Friedman, T., 2005, ”It’s a Flat World”, New York Times
Florida, R., 2005, ”The World is Spikey”,
BBC News/, 2010, ”Are Africa’s commodities an economic blessing?”,
Some books:
Manuel Castells, 1996 – 98, The Network society
Wolf, ’Europe and the peoples without history’
Kelly, K, 1999, Out of Control,
Andersson, C., The Long Tail,
Friedman, Thomas, 2006, The World is Flat
Building global presence
Gupta et al Ch 2 (Building presence), Ch 3 (Walmart), Ch 8 (Globalizing the young
Johansson, J., and Vahlne, J-E, 2009 ”The Uppsala internationalization process model
revisited: From liability of foreignness to liability of outsidership”, Journal of International
Business Studies ,40, 1411–1431
Oviatt, B.,M,and McDougall, P.,P, 2005, ”Entrepreneurship and Modeling the Speed of
Internationalization”, Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice, Sep.,
Rasmussen, S.E., and Madsen, T.K., 2002, ” The Born Global concept”, Paper for the EIBA
Knight, G.A., and Tavusgil, S.T., 2004, ”Innovation, organizational capabilities, and the
born-global firm”, Journal of International Business Studies, 35, 124–141
Integrating the MNE
Gupta et al, Ch 4 (Exploiting global presence),
Hamel, G., and Prahalad, C.K., 1992, Core competence
Doz, Y. and Prahalad, C.K., 1991, "Managing DMNCs: A Search for a New Paradigm",
Strategic Management Journal, Vol12, pp145-164.
Ghoshal, S., and Gratton, L., ”Integrating the enterprise”, Sloan Management Review 2002
Ghemawat, P., 2007, ”Managing Differences: the Central Challenge of Global Strategy”,
Harvard Business Review, March
Integrating: A knowledge perspective
Gupta et al Ch 6 (Building a global knowledge machine)
Nonaka et al
Integrating: Cultural legacy and business
Gupta et al Ch 5 (Cultivating a global mindset)
Hurt, Marcus J.; Hurt, Stephanie, “Transfer of Practices by French food retailers to
operations in Poland”, Academy of Management Executive, May2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p36-49
Perlmutter, H., V., 1969, “The Tourtous Evolution of the Multinational Corporation”,
Columbia Journal of World Business

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