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
Phone: 1-336-334-4530

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