Special issue of Revista Suma de Negocios [Sum of Business Review]:
Internationalization of the emerging market firms

Special Issue Editor: Nir Kshetri, Bryan School of Business and Economics,
University of North Carolina -Greensboro.

Deadline: September 30th 2011

Tentative publication date: December 2011

Revista Suma de Negocios[Sum of Business Review] is an
academic Journal published by the School of Business of Konrad Lorenz
University in Bogotá, Colombia. The aim of
the journal is to publish academic research pertinent to International
Business with a strong developmental focus.

For this special issue we welcome conceptual as well as empirical papers
that shed light into internationalization of firms from emerging markets. We
especially encourage multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary articles.

Topics for the special issue include but are not limited to:

·        The role of different contextual elements in the
internationalization of emerging market-based firms such as government
regulations, institutions, public policies, trade associations and industry

·        Characteristics of successful internationalization processes of
emerging market firms in the light of traditional internationalization
theories that either confirm or challenge the assumptions of such theories.

·        Issues of management and leadership in internationalizing private
and publicly traded emerging market firms.

·        International marketing and branding initiatives to overcome the
negative Country of Origin [COO] image.

·        Capitals repatriation and the role of diaspora networks in
successful emerging market startups and internationalization.

·        Strategies of foreign firms operating in emerging markets when
competing against local firms.

·        Financial strategies implemented by internationalizing firms from
emerging markets.

·        Human Resource Management [HRM] strategies implemented by
internationalizing firms from emerging markets.

·        South-South [intra-developing world] trades and investments.

·        The roles of technologies in the internationalization of emerging
market-based firms.

·        Born-global firms from emerging economies.

·        Internationalization of state-owned enterprises based in emerging

Submission process/guidelines and information

The submission process will be handled through the Revista Suma de Negocios
Open Journal System site: and author
guidelines are the same as in the Journal of International Business [JIBS] thanks to
their kind permission. Should you have any questions, please contact Nir
Kshetri at [log in to unmask] .

Nir Kshetri, Ph D
Bryan School of Business and Economics
The Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC 27402-6165
Phone: 1-336-334-4530


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