Dear Colleagues, Please find below the link to a Call for Papers for a special issue of Transnational Corporations on international knowledge sourcing by transnational companies in services. Editors are Tamar Almor, Marina Papanastassiou, Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, and myself. Empirical evidence suggests that service industries gained a prominent role in international knowledge sourcing in recent years. Digital MNEs - e.g. Alphabet, Microsoft and Facebook - today are among the largest R&D performers globally but also firms in traditional service industries have increased innovation and R&D activities abroad in recent years. The shift towards services, however, is hardly reflected in the academic literature which still focusses on international knowledge sourcing in manufacturing firms. https://unctad.org/system/files/information-document/TNC-Journal-special-issue-call-for-papers-august2022-en.pdf I look forward to your papers! Kind regards, b Bernhard Dachs AIT Austrian Institute of Technology Center for Innovation Systems & Policy ___________________________________________ AIT Austrian Institute of Technology Giefinggasse 4, 1220 Vienna, Austria T +43 (0) 50 550-4563, F +43 (0) 50 550-4599 [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> http://www.ait.ac.at/departments/innovation-systems/ ____________________________________________ FN: 115980 i HG Wien | UID: ATU14703506 This email and any attachments thereto, is intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain legally privileged and/or confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender by return e-mail or by telephone and delete this message from your system and any printout thereof. Any unauthorized use, reproduction, or dissemination of this message is strictly prohibited. Please note that e-mails are susceptible to change. AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH shall not be liable for the improper or incomplete transmission of the information contained in this communication, nor shall it be liable for any delay in its receipt. ____ AIB-L is brought to you by the Academy of International Business. For information: http://aib.msu.edu/community/aib-l.asp To post message: [log in to unmask] For assistance: [log in to unmask] AIB-L is a moderated list.