International business: past, present and futures

Roberts, Joanne and Fuller, Ted (2010) International business: past, present and futures. Futures: Journal of Policy, Planning and Futures Studies , 42 (9). pp. 901-909. ISSN 0016-3287

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Abstract

This article provides the context for futures thinking in the field of international business (IB). The article begins by considering the nature of IB. Its historical development is then elaborated, before its current significance and trends are considered. Building on the review of past and present we speculate briefly on the possible futures of IB. In so doing, we provide a basis from which the contributions to this Special Issue on the Futures of IB can be understood and situated in a broader context.

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Additional Information:This article provides the context for futures thinking in the field of international business (IB). The article begins by considering the nature of IB. Its historical development is then elaborated, before its current significance and trends are considered. Building on the review of past and present we speculate briefly on the possible futures of IB. In so doing, we provide a basis from which the contributions to this Special Issue on the Futures of IB can be understood and situated in a broader context.
Keywords:international business, foreign direct investment, international trade, multinational enterprise (MNE), futures
Subjects:N Business and Administrative studies > N100 Business studies
N Business and Administrative studies > N200 Management studies
Divisions:College of Social Science > Lincoln Business School
ID Code:2748
Deposited By: Rosaline Smith
Deposited On:02 Jul 2010 12:01
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:40

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