International & Multi-national

After a Multinational Organization Fails, are its Employees Scarce Resources or Damaged Goods?

Working for a multinational corporation that failed—especially if you worked in the unit or physical location of the organization deemed responsible for the failure—has been shown to result in a…

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When the chips are down, corporate boards disproportionately blame foreign CEOs according to new study

Immigrant representation in the C-suite is the new norm. Foreign-born CEOs currently lead several global corporations in the U.S., including Google, Microsoft, and Pepsi. In fact, almost 80% of America’s…

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Are Foreign-Born CEOs Held to a Higher Standard?

CEO dismissals are often shrouded in secrecy, controversy, and confusion. And while a company’s profits constitute a fundamental measure of CEO success, poor financial performance can explain CEO firings only…

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GSJ: Why “Born Digital Firms” Should Have a Physical Presence in Foreign Markets

Firms that have their roots in selling non-physical digital products, also known as “born digital firms,” can establish an international presence without ever physically setting foot in another country. But…

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GSJ: The Effect of Investing in Foreign Countries to Pay Lower Taxes on Economic Productivity

An increasingly connected world and a strong digital economy have made it easier for multinational companies to have investments in multiple countries. This investment, where the company buys a controlling…

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GSJ: New Study Finds Electoral Uncertainty Threatens International Investment at Companies with Government Ties

In emerging countries, where the differences between political parties are considerable, elections often bring sweeping policy changes, even when the incumbents remain in power. This electoral uncertainty creates challenges for…

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SMS 44th Annual Conference Istanbul

Strategic Management of Fault Lines, Contradictions, and Divergences

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Why “Born Digital Firms” Should Have a Physical Presence in Foreign Markets  

Firms that have their roots in selling non-physical digital products, also known as “born digital firms,” can establish an international presence without ever physically setting foot in another country. But…

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The Effect of Investing in Foreign Countries to Pay Lower Taxes on Economic Productivity>

An increasingly connected world and a strong digital economy have made it easier for multinational companies to have investments in multiple countries. This investment, where the company buys a controlling…

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What Globalization Looks Like in the Digital Business Era

By J Katherine Bahr Transformative technology has remade global business structures time and time again. With the Industrial Revolution, dispersed cottage industries became centralized production hubs. In the 20th century, communication…

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