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International Business: An Asia Pacific Perspective 2nd Edition

$66.60
International Business: An Asia Pacific Perspective (Second Edition) provides a unique exploration of the topic of international business. It examines decisions relevant to managers in internationalizing and multinational firms operating in the Asia Pacific region. Its uniqueness stems from the cutting-edge conceptual material that underlies the decision-making frameworks in the text and in the numerous Asian company examples and illustrations. Users of this text examine such essential topics as the measurement and analysis of the cultural, political and economic dimensions of the international environment; the formation of internationalization strategies, including entry mode choice and strategic alliances; the analysis of the competitive implications of multinational firms and business groups; multinational, subsidiary and expatriate management; and the management of ethical issues.

About the Author

Andrew Delios is a Professor in the Department of Business Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. He is a general editor of the Journal of Management Studies and former editor-in-chief of the Asia Pacific Journal of Mangaement. He is an author or co-author of six books and more than 60 published journal articles, case studies and book chapters. His articles have appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, and Asian Case Research Journal. His research has received awards from the Administrative Sciences Association of Canada and the Academy of International Business. Aside from his current residence in Singapore, he lived and worked in Hong Kong for several years and Japan for two years. He has also worked in Canada, India, China, Australia, Sweden, New Zealand, Finland, and the United States. He has written case studies and conducted research on companies situated in Canada, China, India, Italy, Hong Kong, Sweden, Japan, and Vietnam. His research looks at foreign direct investment and global competition issues in emerging economies and the international strategies of Japanese multinational corporations. Paul Beamish holds the Canada Research Chair in International Business at the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada. He is the author or co-author of 50 books, nearly 100 refereed journal articles and over 100 published case studies. His articles have appeared in Academy of Management Review, Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies (JIBS) and elsewhere. He is a Fellow of the Academy of International Business, the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Royal Society of Canada. At Ivey, he has taught on a variety of school programs including the Executive MBA offered at its campus in Hong Kong. He also has responsibility for Ivey Publishing, the distributor of Ivey’s collection of over 2300 current cases. From 1999-2004 he served as Associate Dean of Research. He worked for Procter and Gamble and Wilfrid Laurier University before joining Ivey’s faculty in 1987. Beamish (Bao Ming Xin in Chinese) has worked on Asia-specific issues for many years. He has written case studies and/or conducted research involving China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam. He has served as a consultant to the World Bank on technology transfer to China, provided training programs in Asia for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada and co-edited multiple series of casebooks published in Chinese. As Director of Ivey’s Asian Management Institute (AMI), he oversees a process which generates research about business in Asia and which has resulted in over 400 new Asian cases being prepared. Jane Lu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Business Policy, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore. She is a senior editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management. Her research focuses on the intersection between organization theory and international strategy. Her articles have appeared in Academy of Management Journal, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Management, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Research and Journal of International Management. Her research has received awards from the Academy of Management and the Academy of International Business. Prior to joining academia, she worked as export manager for a leading Import & Export Corporation in Shanghai and as Head of the Merger & Acquisition Department at Rabobank’s Shanghai Branch. She also worked on consulting projects for Boston Consulting Group and Bertlesman Music Group.