Dear Colleagues

I would like to announce a Special Issue of IJEXPORTM by Inderscience Publishers with the theme of the Special Issue on:
"Export Marketing and International Business Distortions  due to COVID-19: Managerial Implications and Learning".

Guest Editors: Associate Professor of International Business Dr. Dafnis N. Coudounaris
Professor Stanley Joseph Paliwoda, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

This special issue aims to investigate topics on the distortions of COVID-19 on Export Marketing and International Business and to examine the managerial implications and new learning based on this experience. Also, this issue aims to present high-quality and original empirical research articles and reviews focusing on  this topic.   Subject Coverage

Suitable topics include, but are not limited, to the impact of COVID-19 on the following issues:
* Internationalisation strategies and stages
* Pathways/approaches i.e. born globals, Uppsala model I, Uppsala model II, networks
* Export performance of firms and related constructs
* The export-import relationship and unethical behaviour
* Export marketing (stimulation/motivation, barriers, strategy, standardisation vs. adaptation
* Export sales management
* Export promotion programmes and government export policies
* Green export marketing
* Attitudinal studies of managers in different export market environments
* Country-of-origin and constructs relevant to exporting
* Corporate social responsibility and supply chain management related to exporting/importing
* Theoretical studies (resource-based view, transaction cost approach, institutional theory, eclectic paradigm)
* Studies of managers related to importing
* Meta-analyses on various modes of entry
* Modes of entry other than exporting, e.g. franchising agreements/licensing, FDIs, divestments
* Any topics with an international dimension
* Effectuation vs causation decision-making logics

Notes for Prospective Authors:  Submitted papers should not have been previously published nor be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. (N.B. Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re- written and if appropriate written permissions have been obtained from any copyright holders of the original paper).  All papers are refereed through a peer review process.  All papers must be submitted online. To submit a paper, please read our Submitting articles page.

Important Dates:
Manuscripts due by: 31 August, 2020
Notification to authors: 30 October, 2020
Final versions due by: 15 December, 2020

Best regards

Dr Dafnis N. Coudounaris (F-EMAB, Board of Governors of GIKA, Editorial Review Board of JBR)
Associate Professor of International Business
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Participant journals: IMR, JBR, SJHT, IJEXPORTM and NJT (ISSN 2633-4992).
Keynote speakers: Professors: Jorma Larimo, Olli Kuivalainen, Carlos Sousa, Domingo Ribeiro-Soriano, Peter Björk, and Trude Furunes.
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