Dear Colleagues,


The Special Issue on Internationalization of Asian Firms, Journal of East West business is now online. 

SI Editor: Justin Paul, Professor, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, USA (Former Faculty member, University of Washington)

Links to special issue:


Volume 22 – Issue 4 – 2016

Table of Contents


The Internationalization of Asian Firms: An Overview and Research Agenda

Justin Paul & Desislava Dikova

Pages: 237-241

Published online: 21 Sep 2016

research article

What Drives Precocity? A Study of Indian Technology-Intensive Firms

Sumati Varma, Rishika Nayyar & Vishakha Bansal

Pages: 242-269


research article

Guanxi’s Changing Nature: A Chinese Born Global’s Experience

Tiia Vissak & Xiaotian Zhang

Pages: 270-295


research article

Founding Environment, Inward Internationalization, and Firm Performance: Evidence from Chinese Private Enterprises

Hongxin (John) Zhao & Jieqiong (Jeccy) Ma

Pages: 296-323


research article

Internationalization of Indian Firms: An Exploratory Study of Two Firms from the Tyre Industry

Sundar Parthasarathy, Kirankumar S. Momaya & Shishir K. Jha

Pages: 324-350


research article

Divergence and Convergence of Firm-Level Best Practices: The Case of Bajaj and Hero-Honda in India’s Two-Wheeler Industry

Murali Patibandla

Pages: 351-368


Our sincere gratitude to 33 reviewers (11 articles were reviewed to select 5) who supported us by sending us their reviews within a month. Reviewers for this special issue. They include known experts- AIB President Prof Masaki (Mike) Kotabe, Gabriel Benito, Shige Makino, George White, Jane Menziez, Snehal Awate, C.Gopinath, Murali Patibandla, Kiran kumar Momaya, Mitza Ruzzier, Tiia Vissak, Parul Gupta,  Karen Orengo, Sumit Mitra, and D. Sunder.


Professor, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR, 
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Author: Export-Import Management, Oxford Uty Press.
International Business (6th edition),  International marketing (2nd edition) & Business Enviornment(3rd ed)- McGraw-Hill.
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Latest Article:
 Paul, J & Shrivastava, A (2016). Do young managers in a developing country have stronger entrepreneurial intentions? Theory and debate.International Business Review.

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