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Darla Moore School of Business

  • Top 3 in research productivity in international business

Our Research

The Sonoco International Business Department faculty are world-renowned scholars whose international business research includes working across cultures, sociological differences in countries, the intricacies of international finance, how context and culture impact communication, how corporations around the globe demonstrate corporate social responsibility, how multinational organizations are managed and cross-cultural differences in consumer behavior, among others.

The diverse scholars within the International Business department come from all over the globe and have a range of backgrounds including banking, the military, corporate and academia. They have earned their advanced degrees at institutions that include Yale University, Harvard University, Cornell University, MIT, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Texas, Georgia Tech, Laval University (Canada) and from countries that include Spain, Russia, China, Germany and the Netherlands.

  • Aguilera, R. V., Heugens, P., Sauerwald, S., van Essen, M. and Duran, P. “State ownership, political ideology, and firm performance around the world. An institution-based view of SOEs.” Journal of World Business. 
  • Ault, J. and Spicer, A. (in press). “State Fragility as a Multidimensional Construct in International Entrepreneurship Research and Practice.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management.
  • Ault, J. and Spicer, A. “The Formal Institutional Context of Informal Entrepreneurship: A Cross-National, Configurational-Based Perspective.” Research Policy.
  • Berger, A., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Guo, J. forthcoming. Corporate Capital Structure and Firm Value: International Evidence on the Special Roles of Bank Debt, Review of Corporate Finance. (Lead article)
  • Berger, A., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Roman, R. forthcoming. Geographic Deregulation and Banks’ Cost of Equity Capital, Journal of International Money and Finance. 
  • Berger, A., Guedhami, O., Kim, H. and Li, X. forthcoming. Economic Policy Uncertainty and Bank Liquidity Hoarding, Journal of Financial Intermediation.
  • Boubakri, N., Chen, R., El Ghoul, S. and Guedhami, O. forthcoming. State Ownership and Debt Structure, Review of Corporate Finance. 
  • Brockman, P., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Zheng, Y. “Does Social Trust affect International Contracting? Evidence from Foreign Bond Covenants.” Journal of International Business Studies
  • Burkhard, B., Foss, N., Grichnik, D., Hodgkinson, G., Tang, Y. and van Essen, M. (in press). “Heuristics and biases of top managers.” Journal of Management Studies. 
  • Carberry, E. J., Engelen, P. J. and van Essen, M. (in press). “Which firms get punished? Explaining variation in stock market reactions to corporate misconduct.” Business Ethics Quarterly
  • Dau, L., Moore, E. and Kostova, T. (in press). “The Impact of market based institutional reforms on firm strategy and performance: Review and extension.” Journal of World Business.
  • Duan, Y., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Li, H., and Li, X. forthcoming. Bank Systemic Risk around COVID-19: A Cross-Country Analysis, Journal of Banking and Finance.
  • Kostova, T., Marano, V., Beugelsdijk, S., Wilhelm, M. and Doh, J. (Eds) In “The Global Scope of Sustainability: Multinational Firms, Supply Chains, and the Private Governance of Social and Environmental Issues.” Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Messner, W. “Empirically Assessing Noisy Necessary Conditions with Activation Functions.” Computational Management Science.
  • Messner, W. “The Institutional and Cultural Context of Cross-National Variation in COVID-19 Outbreaks.” International Public Health Journal,13(2).
  • Murphree, M. “Crossing Borders: Young Entrepreneurs and the Lure of Major Cities.” In D. Castellani, A. Perri and V. Scalera (Eds) Cross-Border Innovation in a Changing World: Players, Places and Policies. Oxford University Press. 
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. “Innovation in China: Fragmentation, Structured Uncertainty, and Technology Standards.” In P. Yu (Ed) Intellectual Property Law and Policy in China. Cheltenham, UK: Edwin Elgar Publishing. 
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. (in press). “Collaborative Public Spaces and Upgrading through Global Value Chains: The Case of Dongguan, China.” Global Strategy Journal
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. (in press). Global Supply Chains as Drivers of Innovation in China, pp. 30. Oxford University Press. 
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. (in press). “Indigenous Technology Standards for Development: the Case of China.” Journal of International Business Policy. 
  • Mutlu, C. C., Saleh, S. F., van Essen, M., Peng, M. and Duran, P. (in press). “Agency theory and corporate governance in China: A meta-analysis.” Journal of Management Studies.
  • Nartey, L. (in press). Contextual Richness at the Core of New Stakeholder Research. Cambridge University Press. 
  • Nartey, L., Henisz, W. and Dorobantu, S. (in press). “Status Climbing Versus Bridging: Multinational Stakeholder Engagement Strategies.” Strategy Science
  • Shaheer, N. and Li, S. (in press). “CAGE in cyberspace? How digital innovations internationalize in a virtual world.” Journal of Business Venturing.
  • Vora, D. and Kostova, T. (in press). “Antecedents of psychological attachments in multinational enterprises.” Multinational Business Review.
  • Yang, Y., Wei, J. and Li, S. (in press). “A closer look into the “mirroring hypothesis”: A fuzzy set analysis of firms’ global architecture design.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management
  • Attig, N., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Zheng, X. 2021. Dividends and Economic Policy Uncertainty: International Evidence, Journal of Corporate Finance 66, 101785.
  • Bae, K.H., El Ghoul, S., Gong, Z. and Guedhami, O. 2021. Does CSR Matter in Times of Crisis? Evidence from the COVID-19 Pandemic, Journal of Corporate Finance 67, 101876.
  • Bae, K. H., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Zheng, X. “Board Reforms and Dividend Policy: International Evidence.” Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
  • Boubakri, N., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Wang, H. 2021. Corporate Social Responsibility in Emerging Market Economies: Determinants, Consequences, and Future Research Directions, Emerging Markets Review 46, 100758.
  • Chen, R., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y. and Nash, R. “State Ownership and Trade Credit: Opportunities and Motivations.” Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Döring, S., Drobetz, W., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Schröder, H. “Cross-Country Determinants of Institutional Investors’ Investment Horizons.” Finance Research Letters.
  • Döring, S., Drobetz, W., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Schröder, H. “Institutional Investor Horizon and Firm Valuation around the World.” Journal of International Business Studies.
  • Driss, H., Drobetz, W., El Ghoul, S. and Guedhami, O. 2021. Institutional Investment Horizons, Corporate Governance, and Credit Ratings: International Evidence, Journal of Corporate Finance 67, 101874.
  • El Ghoul, S., Fu, Z. and Guedhami, O. 2021. Zombie firms: Prevalence, determinants, and corporate policies, Finance Research Letters 41, 101876.
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kim, Y. and Yoon, H. J. ”Policy Uncertainty and Earnings Management.” The Accounting Review.
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C. and Zheng, Y. “The Role of Creditor Rights on Capital Structure and Product Market Interactions: International Evidence.” Journal of International Business Studies
  • Guedhami, O., Mansi, S., Reeb, D., and Yasuda, Y. 2021. Economic Policy Uncertainty and Allocative Distortions, Journal of Financial Stability, 100923.
  • Attig, N., Chen, R., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami O. and Kwok, C. 2020. Are Insiders Equal? Evidence from Earnings Management in Closely Held East Asian Firms. Research in International Business and Finance. 54, 101243.
  • Berger, A., Chen, R., El Ghoul, S. and Guedhami, O. 2020. Who Wins and Who Loses from Bank Geographic Deregulation? Analysis of Financially Constrained and Unconstrained Firms, Journal of Corporate Finance 65, 101775.
  • Berrone, P., Duran, P., Gomez-Mejia, L., Heugens, P., Kostova, T. and van Essen, M. ”Impact of informal institutions on the prevalence, strategy, and performance of family firms: A meta-analysis.” Journal of International Business Studies. (September 2020).
  • Boubakri, N., Chen, R., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Nash, R. 2020. State Ownership and Stock Liquidity: Evidence from Privatization, Journal of Corporate Finance 65, 101763.
  • Boubakri, N., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Hossain, M. 2020. “Post-Privatization State Ownership and Bank Risk-Taking: Cross-Country Evidence.” Journal of Corporate Finance 64, 101625. 
  • Buchan, N., R., Ravlin, E. C. and Ozturk, O. D. “Changes in Globalization: How Should IB Education Respond?” AIB Insights, 20(1). (2020).
  • Cao, Z., El Ghoul, S. and Kwok, C.-Y. (in press). “National Culture and the Choice of Exchange Rate Regime.” Journal of International Money and Finance. 101, 102091. (Lead article)
  • Chen, R., Guedhami, O. Yang, Y. and Zaynutdinova, G. 2020. Corporate Governance and Cash Holdings: Evidence from Worldwide Board Reforms, Journal of Corporate Finance 65, 101771.
  • Ding, S., Guedhami, O., Ni, Y. and Pittman, J. “Local and Foreign Institutional Investors, Information Asymmetries, and State Ownership.” Pacific-Basin Finance Journal 63, 101405.
  • Dau, L. Moore, E. and Kostova, T. “The impact of market based institutional reforms on firm strategy and performance: Review and extension.” Journal of World Business, Vol. 55 (4). (2020).
  • El Nayal, O., Slangen, A., Van Oosterhout, H. and van Essen, M. “Towards a democratic new normal? investor reactions to interim‐regime dominance during violent events.” Journal of Management Studies. (January 2020).
  • El Nayal, O., Van Oosterhout, J., and van Essen, M. “Ties that bind and grind? Investor reactions to politician appointments to corporate boards.” Journal of Management. (2020)
  • Kostova, T., Beugelsdijk, S., Scott, W. R., Chua, CH. and van Essen, M. “The construct of institutional distance through the lens of diverse institutional perspectives: Review, analysis and future direction.” Journal of International Business Studies, 51(4), 467-497. (2020). 
  • Messner, W. “Cultural and Individual Differences in Online Reviews.” Journal of International Consumer Marketing. (2020).
  • Messner, W. “The Impact of Language Proficiency on Airline Service Satisfaction.” Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 37(2),169-184. (2020). 
  • Messner, W. “Value or Quality? Differences in Airlines’ Customer Satisfaction Strategies across National Markets.” Services Marketing Quarterly, 41(3), 1-31. (2020).
  • Messner, W. and Martinez, J. Cognizant – Recovering from a Bribery Scandal in India. Ivey ID: 9B20C029. Ivey Publishing. (2020) 
  • Messner, W. and Payson. S. E. “Variation in COVID-19 Outbreaks at U.S. State and County Levels.” Public Health. (2020). 
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. “Collaborative Public Spaces and Upgrading through Global Value Chains: The Case of Dongguan, China.” Global Strategy Journal. (2020). 
  • Murphree, M. and Breznitz, D. “Global Supply Chains as Drivers of Innovation in China.” In X. Fu, B. McKern J. Chen (Eds) Oxford Handbook of China Innovation. Oxford University Press. (2020). 
  • Narjess, B., Chen, R., Guedhami, O. and Li, X. “Islamic Banking: Review of the Empirical Literature and Future Research Directions.” Oxford Handbook of Banking, Third edition. Oxford University Press. (2020). 
  • Shaheer, N., Li, S. and Priem, R. “Revisiting Location in a Digital Age: How Can Lead Markets Accelerate the Internationalization of Mobile Apps?” Journal of International Marketing. (2020). 
  • Bae, K.-H., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C. and Zheng, Y. Does Corporate Social Responsibility Rduece the Costs of High Leverage? Evidence from Capital Structure and Product Markets Interactions, Journal of Banking & Finance, 135-150. 
  • Berger, A., Boubakri, N., Guedhami, O. and Li, X. “Liquidity Creation Performance and Financial Stability Implications of Islamic Banking: Evidence from a Multinational Study.” Journal of Financial Stability 44, 100692.
  • Bolton, R.,Torres, J. and Erickson, K.C. Cheese in Chijnaya: Communal Entrepreneurship in Rural Peru.” Journal of Business Anthropology, 8(2):185-210. (2019).
  • Bolton, R.,Torres, J. and Erickson, K.C. “Queso en Chijnaya: emprendimiento comunal en el Perú rural.” CUZQUENSIS, 1(1): 33-66. (2019).
  • Boubakri, N., Chen, R., Guedhami, O. and Li, X. 2019. The Stock Liquidity of Banks: A Cross-Country Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Banks, Emerging Markets Review 39, 210-224.
  • Boubakri, N., Guedhami, O. Kwok, C. and Wang, H. 2019. Is Privatization a Socially Responsible Reform? Journal of Corporate Finance 56, 129-151.
  • Chen, L., Shaheer, N., Yi, J. and Li, S. “The international penetration of ibusiness firms: Network effects, liabilities of outsidership, and country clout.” Journal of International Business Studies. (December 2019). 
  • Chen, V., Musacchio, A. and Li, S. “A principals-principals perspective of hybrid leviathans: Cross-border acquisitions by state-owned MNEs.” Journal of Management. (Spring 2019). 
  • Chen, X., Xie, E. and van Essen, M. “Performance feedback and firms’ R&D frequency: a comparison between state‑owned and private‑owned enterprises in China.” Asian Business & Management. (January 2019). 
  • Corredoira, R. and McDermott, G. “Does Size Still Matter? How Micro Firms and SMEs Vary in Network Learning.” Industry and Innovation, 31. (September 2019). 
  • Duran, P., van Essen, M., Heugens, P. and Kostova, T.  “The impact of institutions on the competitive advantage of publicly listed family firms in emerging markets.” Global Strategy Journal. (November 2019).
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C. and Zheng, Y. Collectivism and the Costs of High Leverage. 2019.  Journal of Banking & Finance 106, 227-245. 
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Nash, R. and Patel, A. 2019. New Evidence on the Role of the Media in Corporate Social Responsibility. Journal of Business Ethics 154, 1051-1079. 
  • El Nayal, O., van Oosterhout, H. and van Essen, M. “Ties That Bind and Grind? Investor Reactions to Politician Appointments to Corporate Boards.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management. (August 2019). 
  • Erickson, K.C.  “Personal Printers and Ink in São Paulo and Recife: Getting New Things Done.” Journal of Business Anthropology, 8(2): 273-297. (November 2019). 
  • Heugens, P., Sauerwald, S., Turturea, R. and van Essen, M. “Does state ownership hurt or help minority shareholders? International evidence from control block acquisitions.” Global Strategy Journal. (January 2019). 
  • Kostova, T., Beugelsdijk, S., Scott, R., Kunst, V., Chua, CH. and van Essen, M. “The construct of institutional distance through the lens of different institutional perspectives: Review, analysis, and recommendations.” Journal of International Business Studies. (December 2019). 
  • Kostova, T. and Marano, V. “Institutional Theory Perspectives on Emerging Markets in R. Grosse, M. Klaus (Eds) Oxford Handbook of Management in Emerging Markets. Oxford University Press. (December 2019). 
  • Marano, V., Tallman, S. and Teegen, H. “The Liability of Disruption.” Global Strategy Journal. (December 2019). 
  • Messner, W., Ducker, S. and Wilson, K. C. Bed Bath & Beyond: Is online the solution?  Ivey Publishing. (2019). 
  • Narjess, B., Chen, R., Guedhami, O. and Li, X. “The Stock Liquidity of Banks: A Cross-Country Comparison between Islamic and Conventional Banks”. Emerging Markets Review, 210-224. (June 2019). 
  • Narjess, B., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y. and Wang, H. “Is Privatization a Socially Responsible Reform?” Journal of Corporate Finance, 129-151. (June 2019).
  • Peng, L., Li, Y., van Essen, M. and Peng, M. W. “Institutions, resources, and strategic orientations: A meta-analysis.” Asia Pacific Journal of Management. (June 2019). 
  • Shaheer, N., Yi, J., Li, S. and Chen, L. “State-Owned Enterprises as Bribe Payers: The Role of Institutional Environment.” Journal of Business Ethics, 1-18. (Spring 2019). 
  • Tashman, P., Marano, V. and Kostova, T. “Walking the walk or talking the talk: CSR decoupling in emerging market multinationals.” Journal of International Business Studies. (November 2019). 
  • Tihanyi, L., Aguilera, R. V., Heugens, P., van Essen, M., Sauerwald, S., Duran, P. and Turturea, R. “State Ownership and Political Connections.” Journal of Management. (January 2019). 
  • van Essen, M., Heugens, P., Duran, P., Saleh, S. F., Sauerwald, S., Van Oosterhout, H. and Xie, E. “How concentrated owners improve the performance of Asian firms: Filling voids or imposing effective governance?” Multinational Business Review. (December 2019). 
  • van Essen, M. and Pursey, H. “Winnend werkgeverschap. Onderzoek naar het werkgverschap van familiebedrijven." BDO, ECFB en Rabobank. (April 2019).
  • Vishwanathan, P., Van Oosterhout, H., Heugens, P., Duran, P. and van Essen, M. “Strategic CSR: A Concept Building Meta‐Analysis.” Journal of Management Studies. (May 2019). 
  • Wang, M., Shaheer, N., Li, S., Chen, L. and Yi, J. TikTok’s rise to global markets. Ivey Publishing. (2019).
  • Albino Pimentel, J., Dussauge, P. and Shaver, M. “Firm non‐market capabilities and the effect of supranational institutional safeguards on the location choice of international investments.” Strategic Management Journal, 34. (October 2018).
  • Albino Pimentel, J., Anand, R. and Dussauge, P. “How do firm political connections impact foreign acquisitions? The effects of decision makers’ political and firm embeddedness.” Global Strategy Journal, 46. (August 2018).
  • Alvarez-Garrido, E. and Guler, I. “Status in a Strange Land? Context-Dependent Value of Status in Cross-Border Venture Capital.” Strategic Management Journal, 39:7 (January 2018).
  • Beugelsdijk, S., Kostova, T., Kunst, V. E., Spadafora, E. and van Essen, M. “Cultural Distance and Firm Internationalization: A Meta-Analytical Review and Theoretical Implications.” Journal of Management, 89--130. (January 2018).
  • Bonilla Chumbi, G., Bowles, C. N. and Messner, W. Genuine consulting experience: Developing internationalization strategies for small businesses. Palgrave Macmillan. (December 2018).
  • Boubakri, N., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Megginson, W.L. 2018. The Market Value of Government Ownership Journal of Corporate Finance 50, 44-65. 
  • Carberry, E. J., Engelen, P. J. and van Essen, M. “Which Firms Get Punished for Unethical Behavior? Explaining Variation in Stock Market Reactions to Corporate Misconduct.” Business Ethics Quarterly, 28(2). Cambridge University Press. (February 2018). 
  • Carney, M., van Essen, M., Estrin, S. and Shapiro, D. “Business groups reconsidered: Beyond paragons and parasites.” Academy of Management Perspectives. (November 2018). 
  • Cui, L., Hu, H., Li, S. and Meyer, K. “Corporate political connections in global strategy.” Global Strategy Journal, 379-398. (Autumn 2018). 
  • Deng, Z., Yan, J. and van Essen, M. “Heterogeneity of political connections and outward foreign direct investment.” International Business Review. (August 2018). 
  • Drobetz, W., El Ghoul, S. and Guedhami, O. 2018. Policy uncertainty, investment, and the cost of capital. Journal of Financial Stability 39, 28-45. 
  • El Ghoul, S., Chen, R., Guedhami, O. and Nash, R.  2018. State Ownership and Corporate Cash Holdings: Evidence from Privatization. Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis 53, 2293-2334. 
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kim, H. and Park, K. 2018. Corporate Environmental Responsibility and the Cost of Capital: International Evidence.” Journal of Business Ethics 149, 335-361.
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y. and Zheng, X. 2018. Zero-leverage Puzzle: An International Comparison. Review of Finance 22, 1063-1120. 
  • Engelen, P.J., Heugens, P., van Essen, M., Turturea, R. and Bailey, N. “The impact of stakeholders’ temporal orientation on short- and long-term IPO outcomes: A meta-analysis.” Long Range Planning, 53, 1-19. (October 2018). 
  • Griffin, D., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y., Li, K. and Shao, L. 2018. National Culture and the Value Implication of Corporate Governance. Journal of Law, Finance, and Accounting  3, 333-372.
  • Grimalda, G., Buchan, N. and Brewer, M. “Social identity mediates the positive effect of globalization on individual cooperation: Results from international experiments.” PLOS ONE, 16. (December 2018).
  • Kostova, T., Nell, P. and Hoenen, A. “Understanding and resolving agency problems in headquarters-subunit relationships. Journal of Management, Vol. 44 (7): 2611-2637. (November 2018).
  • Messner, W. “Cultural biases in word-of-mouth recommendation – A twelve-country study in the airline industry.” Journal of Customer Behaviour. (December 2018).
  • Messner, W. “Intercultural training in outsourcing – How to bridge cultural complexities to create inclusive global teams.” PULSE Magazine by IAOP. (2018).
  • Messner, W., Wilson, K. C. and Yoon, H. J. A short guide on doing business in South Korea. Business Expert Press. (2018). 
  • Messner, W. and Chaudhary, A. E. Renault Duster in India: Understanding and adapting to emerging market segments. SAGE Business Cases Originals. (September 2018).
  • Messner, W. and Wilson, K. C. Made-in-India cars: When safety isn't a priority. SAGE Business Cases Originals. (May 2018). 
  • Messner, W. and Yoon, H. J. Daimler China: Facing a media firestorm. Ivey Publishing. (May 2018). 
  • Narjess, B., Chen, R., Guedhami, O. and Li, X. “Islamic Banking: Review of the Empirical Literature and Future Research Directions.” Oxford Handbook of Banking. Oxford University Press. (2018) 
  • Perri, A. and Buchan, N. “Trust in Global Value Chains and the Role of Intermediaries.” In M. Zhang (Ed)  Trust Building and Boundary Spanning in Cross-Border Management. Routledge Publishing. (2018).
  • Sauerwald, S., Heugens, P., Turturea, R. and van Essen, M. “Are All Private Benefits of Control Ineffective? Principal–Principal Benefits, External Governance Quality, and Firm Performance.” Journal of Management Studies. (October 2018). 
  • Sauerwald, S., Oosterhout, H., van Essen, M., & Peng, M. “Proxy advisors and shareholder dissent: A cross-country comparative study.” Journal of Management. 2018. 
  • Xia, J., Wang, Y., Lin, Y., Yang, H. and Li, S. “Alliance formation in the midst of market and network: Insights from resource dependence and network perspectives.” Journal of Management, 1899-1925. (January 2018).
  • Yenkey, C. “Fraud and Market Participation: Social Similarity as a Moderator Of Organizational Misconduct.”  Administrative Science Quarterly.  (September 2018).
  • Yenkey, C. “The Outsider's Advantage: Distrust as a Deterrent to Exploitation.” American Journal of Sociology. (October/November 2018). 
  • Albino Pimentel, J. “Three Essays on the Influence of Political Connections on Firm International Expansion Strategy.” In D. Rottig & J. Mezias (Eds) AIB Insights. (September 2017).
  • Arregle, J.-L., Duran, P., Hitt, M. A. and van Essen, M. “Why Is Family Firms' Internationalization Unique? A Meta-Analysis.” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice. (2017).
  • Berger, A., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Roman, R. 2017. Internationalization and Bank Risk. Management Science, 63, 2283-2301. 
  • Beugelsdijk, S., Kostova, T., Spadafora, E. and van Essen, M. “Cultural Distance and Firm Internationalization: A Meta-Analysis and an Expanded Theoretical Model.” Journal of Management. (December/January 2017).
  • Beugelsdijk, S., Kostova, T. and Roth, K. “An Overview of Hofstede-Inspired Country Level Culture Research.” Journal of International Business Studies. (3rd Quarter 2017).
  • Borda, A., Newburry, W., Teegen, H., Montero, A., Najera-Sanchez, J., Forcadell, F., Lama, N. and Quispe, Z. “Looking for a Service Opening: Building Reputation by Leveraging International Activities and Host Country Context.” Journal of World Business. (June 2017).
  • Buchan, N., Jeong, S., Ward, A. K. “Local Reasons to Give Globally; Identity Extension and Global Cooperation.”  Scientific Reports, A Nature Journal, 8. (October 2017).
  • Carney, M., Duran, P., van Essen, M. and Shapiro, D. “Family Firms, Internationalization, and National Competitiveness: Does Family Firm Prevalence Matter?” Journal of Family Business Strategy. (2017).
  • Carney, M., van Essen, M., Estrin, S. and Shapiro, D. “Business Group Prevalence and Impact Across Countries and Over Time: What Can We Learn From the Literature?” Multinational Business Review. (2017).
  • Chen, R., El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Wang, H. 2017. Do State and Foreign Ownership Affect Investment Efficiency? Evidence from Privatizations, Journal of Corporate Finance 42, 408-421.
  • Chen, R., Cui, L., Li, S. and Rolfe, R. “Acquisition or Greenfield Entry into Africa? Responding to Institutional Dynamics in an Emerging Continent.” Global Strategy Journal. (February/March 2017).
  • Duran, P., Kostova, T. and van Essen, M. “Political Ideologies and the Internationalization of Family-Controlled Firms.” Journal of World Business. (2017).
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y. and Zheng, X. “Zero-leverage Puzzle: An International Comparison." Review of Finance. (January 2017).
  • El Ghoul, S., Guedhami, O. and Kim, Y. 2017. Country-Level Institutions, Firm Value, and the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives. Journal of International Business Studies 48, 360-385. 
  • Ellermann, P. Kreutter, and W. Messner (Eds), The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Continuous Business Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan. (January 2017).
  • Griffin, D., Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y., Li, K. and Shao, L. 2017. National Culture: The Missing Country-Level Determinants of International Corporate Governance.” Journal of International Business Studies 48, 740-762. 
  • Guedhami, O., Kwok, C.-Y. and Liang, S. 2017. Political Freedom and Corporate Payouts. Journal of Corporate Finance 43, 514-529. 
  • Jia, L., Li, S., Tallman, S. and Zheng, Y. “Catch-up via Agglomeration: A Study of Township Clusters.” Global Strategy Journal. (2017).
  • Kammerlander, N. and van Essen, M. “Research: Family Firms are More Innovative Than Other Companies.” Harvard Business Review. (January 2017).
  • Lin, H., Murphree, M. and Li, S. “Shared Schemata and the Emergence of Organizational Routines in Entrepreneurial Ventures.” Chinese Management Studies. (May 2017).
  • Marano, V., Tashman, P. and Kostova, T. “Escaping the Iron Cage: Developing Economy Multinational Enterprises and CSR Reporting.” Journal of International Business Studies. (September 2017).
  • Markus, S. "Oligarchs and Corruption in Putin's Russia: Of Sand Castles and Geopolitical Volunteering." Georgetown Journal of International Affairs. (July 2017).
  • Markus, S. “Property, Predation, and Informal Governance.” The Political Economist. (Fall 2017).
  • Markus, S. “The Atlas That has Not Shrugged: Why Russia's Oligarchs are an Unlikely Force for Change.” Daedalus. (May 2017).
  • Markus, S. and Charnysh, V. “The Flexible Few: Oligarchs and Wealth Defense in Developing Democracies.” Comparative Political Studies. (October 2017).
  • McDermott, G. “Rethinking International Organizations: A Review of Organizational Progeny: Why Governments are Losing Control over the Proliferating Structures of Global Governance.” Perspectives on Politics. (December 2017).
  • McDermott, G. and Pietrobelli, C. “Walking Before You Can Run: The Knowledge, Networks, and Institutions for Emerging Market SMEs.” In A. Camuffo and T. Pedersen (Eds) Advances in International Management. Emerald Publishing. (August 2017).  
  • Messner, W. “Continuous Business Transformation - What is it all About?” In H. Ellermann, P. Kreutter, and W. Messner (Eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Continuous Business Transformation. Palgrave Macmillan. (January 2017).
  • Messner, W. “Does Value for Money Create Advocates? A Study in the International Airline Services Industry.” Journal of Global Marketing. (June 2017).
  • Messner, W. “Market Research in India: Does the Choice of Language Cause Questionnaire Contamination?” Journal of Indian Business Research. (June 2017).
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