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] http://openjournal.konradlorenz.edu.co/index.php/SumaDeNegocios is an academic Journal published by the School of Business of Konrad Lorenz Universityhttp://www.konradlorenz.edu.co/ 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 bodies. · 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 economies. Submission process/guidelines and information The submission process will be handled through the Revista Suma de Negocios Open Journal System site: http://openjournal.konradlorenz.edu.co/index.php/SumaDeNegocios and author guidelines are the same as in the Journal of International Business [JIBS] http://www.palgrave-journals.com/jibs/author_instructions.html 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 USA Phone: 1-336-334-4530 <http://www.uncg.edu/%7Enbkshetr> ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.