Dear friends and colleagues,
At Global Strategy Journal, we have a call for papers for a special issue on ownership and global strategy. The deadline is June 15, 2022. The full call for papers appears here
Below you can find a summary.
We look forward to receiving your manuscripts!
Ownership and Global Strategy
Western University, Canada
Grosman, Loughborough University
J. Mol, Copenhagen
Business School, Denmark &
Who owns the firm (local or foreign shareholders, governments or private investors, concentrated
or diffused shareholders, traditional or alternative investors) has long been an essential topic for research on organizations. At
incorporate owners as strategists (most prominently in the case of entrepreneurial financiers), sources of capital (as in the case of large joint-stock companies), and mechanisms of control (direct or via institutional intermediaries).
The linkages and
tensions amongst these
the tension between ownership, ownership structures, and control) have been the focus of a large literature in global strategy. At the same time, this diversity in conceptual foundations provides numerous opportunities
for advancing our understanding of the role of ownership in global strategy. This is the objective of this special issue: analyzing how ownership affects global strategy and, by extension, how strategies are employed to accommodate owners.
particularly welcome papers
a scope that
goes beyond national boundaries
and look at questions such as those listed below.
3. International venture
5. International hedge
effect of hedge
fund activism on
managerial behavior in
funds impact the
the overseas firms
they invest in?
impact of the
trading by international
hedge funds in different national systems on target firm policies and practices?
What is the impact of co-investment by hedge funds and other alternative investors on investee firms?
institutional investors at
investors and investees?
7. Why do firms acquire strategic assets across borders in a portfolio manner (as opposed to direct ownership)?
affect strategy in investee firms?
country of origin
control by institutional
9. How do United Nations’ sustainable development goals reshape the investment strategy of international investors?
Professor, International Business and Strategy, Northeastern University
Co-editor, Global Strategy Journal
Enriching internationalization process theory: insights from the study of emerging market multinationals. JIM
Multinationals misbehavior. JWB
Implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in international business. JIBS
State ownership and internationalization: The advantage and disadvantage of stateness. JWB
Innovating for the Middle of the Pyramid in Emerging Countries. Cambridge University Press