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critical perspectives on international business

Volume 8 Number 2


Introduction from the Editors

Christoph Dorrenbacher & Joanne Roberts


Betwixt or beyond the lines of conflict? Biculturalism as situated
identity in multinational corporations

Susanne Blazejewski (pp. 111 - 135)

Keywords: Biculturalism, Boundary spanner, Conflict, Dual identity,
Multinational companies, Situated identity


An institutional-cognitive perspective on headquarters-subsidiary
conflicts: The case of German companies in China

Geny Piotti (pp. 136 - 156)

Keywords: China, Conflict, Decision making, Germany,
Headquarters-subsidiary conflicts, Institutionalism, Management decision
making, Managers, Organizational conflict, Wishful thinking


Is CSR cognizant of the conflictuality of globalisation? A realist
Paul Sanders (pp. 157 - 177)

Keywords: Corporate and social responsibility, Critical thinking,
Developing countries, Ethics, Globalization, Neo-liberalism


The international trade in conflict minerals: coltan

Christopher J. Ayres (pp. 178 - 193)

Keywords: Armies, Coltan
all> , Conflict, Crimes against humanity, Genocide, International trade,
Militias, Minerals, Mobile phones, Republic of the Congo, War crimes,


Book Review

Change in Putin's Russia: Power, Money and People

Gregory Schwartz (pp. 194 - 194)


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Professor Joanne Roberts

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Strategic Management and International Business Subject Group

Newcastle Business School 

Northumbria University 

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Editor of Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation


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