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International Business

Includes all aspects of international business, including the particular challenges of operating in different cultural contexts.

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Economic institutions and the location strategies of European multinationals in their geographical neighbourhood

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This paper investigates how the location behaviour of Multinational Enterprises is shaped by the economic institutions of the host countries.

Disentangling the role of modularity and bandwidth in entry mode choice: the case of business services offshoring

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This paper investigates the role of modularity on entry mode choice of companies’ offshoring of business services.

The HRM of foreign MNCs operating in Europe

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Europe has been a major destination for foreign direct investment as one of the triad economies with the USA and Japan.

Openness to trade: exports plus imports as a share of GDP, ranked against major competitors

A report describes the percentage of UK Gross Domestic Product accounted for by international trade, both export and import, each year since 2003, and the UK's ranking by this metric among OECD member countries.

Africa: a 21st century view

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Tales of big opportunities off the back of Africa’s economic growth are not new; yet despite the compelling investment case, UK consumer businesses’ presence in the region is lagging.

UK vision for the EU's digital economy

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A paper describes policies that the UK government considers will protect digital consumers and encourage digital entrepreneurship within the EU.

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