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 service companies. Empirical evidence suggests that service industries gained a prominent role in international knowledge sourcing in recent years - just think of Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook etc. The shift towards services, however, is hardly reflected in the academic literature which still focusses on international knowledge sourcing in manufacturing firms.

Editors are Tamar Almor, Marina Papanastassiou, Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann, and myself. I know, the deadline is short. I look forward to your papers!

Kind regards,


Bernhard Dachs
AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
Center for Innovation Systems & Policy
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