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The third issue of the Multinational Business Review has published.  We’re pleased to offer you free access to all 2011 articles until the end of the month: please click through to the articles and use the log-in details below. 


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You can still access the collection of articles that originated from the 2009 conference held at the John H. Dunning Centre for International Business.  These papers offer a reconsideration of the nature and influence of John Dunning’s ownership advantages, and make a major theoretical contribution to our understanding of the eclectic paradigm.  Please visit and you will find the articles available to download at the foot of the page.


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Methodological issues in the measurement of multinationality of US firms

Alan M. Rugman, Chang Hoon Oh (pp. 202 - 212)

Keywords: Foreign to total sales, International diversification, Large enterprises, Multinational companies, Multinationality, Regional sales, Regional sales, Scope metric, United States of America



The home-region orientation of Spanish exporting firms

Paloma Almodóvar (pp. 213 - 228)

Keywords: Advertising intensity, Corporate strategy, Foreign ownership, Liability of foreignness, Manufacturing industries, New multinationals, Regionalization, Research intensity, Spain



Supply chain capability as a determinant of FDI

Arshad Alam, Prabir K. Bagchi (pp. 229 - 249)

Keywords: Decision making, Foreign direct investment, Multinational enterprises, Supply chain capability, Supply environment



A review of Alam and Bagchi's “Supply chain capability as a determinant of FDI”

Fred A. Niederman (pp. 250 - 252)

Keywords: Decision-making dynamics, Foreign direct investment, International business in practice, Supply chain management



A note on “Supply chain capability as a determinant of FDI”

Nitish Singh (pp. 253 - 255)

Keywords: Capabilities, Country level capability, Resources, Supply chain capability, Supply chain management



The strategic development of subsidiaries in regional trade blocs

Frank McDonald, Heinz Josef Tüselmann, Svitlana Voronkova, Sougand Golesorkhi (pp. 256 - 271)

Keywords: Autonomy, Business development, Corporate strategy, European Union, Exporting, Industrial clusters, Networks, Regionalization, Subsidiaries



The rate of penetration by multinationals into emerging markets: evidence from BRIC

Johny K. Johansson, Laurence Leigh (pp. 272 - 289)

Keywords: Brazil, China, Emerging markets, Global brands, Globalization, India, Local brands, Market shares, Multinational firms, Regional marketing, Russia






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