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 Bogot, 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: 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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