Dear AIB members,

We hope the year 2017 began on a good note for you.

The Academy of Multinational Enterprises (Japan) is pleased to announce that Volume 3, Issue 2 of Japan MNE Insights (newsletter) is now available online (

This issue includes two special essays;
"Have Japanese Companies Lost Sight of the Paradigm Shift in Competitive Advantage?" by Masaaki Kotabe, and
"The Switching Model of International Competitive and Cooperative Entry Modes: Highlighting the Validity of a Revised Transaction Cost Approach to the Theory of MNE" by Takeshi Fujisawa.

We hope that you will find the contents interesting and share them with your colleagues.

With kind regards,

Dr. Tamiko Kasahara
Editorial member of Japan MNE Insights

Tamiko Kasahara (Ph.D.)
Lecturer in International Business 
University of Shizuoka, School of Management and Information
52-1 Yada, Suruga-ku, Shizuoka, 422-8526, Japan

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