RIBS 30th Anniversary Virtual Issue

Review of International Business and Strategy (RIBS) is pleased to offer free access to these selected papers in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the journal’s publication. These papers will be available for free until July 6. Please click on the article titles to access them. “Formal institutional uncertainty and equity sought on foreign market entry: does industry matter?”, Kashif Ahmed, Ralf Bebenroth, Jean-François Hennart “Advancing the entrepreneurial orientation construct: the role of passion and perseverance”, Stephan Gerschewski, Valerie J. Lindsay, Elizabeth Rose “Born global firms and accidental internationalists: Has Hennart (2014) opened a can of worms?”, Douglas Dow “Born global on blockchain”, … Continue reading RIBS 30th Anniversary Virtual Issue

Call for papers: Special Issue of International Business Review

Call for papers – International Business Review Managing cross-border knowledge for innovation Knowledge is central to organizations’ goals. Effective knowledge management offers the potential to enhance innovation through rapid learning and facilitates the development of new technology related to both products and processes (Andersson, Dasí, Mudambi, & Pedersen, 2016). In addition to the efficient exploitation of internal knowledge and resources, multinational enterprises (MNEs) seek to strategize ways to acquire and embed relevant knowledge through connections with external sources (Khedhaouria & Jamal, 2015). The cross-border sourcing of knowledge is important to MNEs, regardless of the home country. Far from being primarily … Continue reading Call for papers: Special Issue of International Business Review

New Article: “Social Reporting by Islamic Banks: Does Social Justice Matter?” Published in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal

Authors: Rania Kamla and Hussain G. Rammal Available online: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?articleid=17091293&show=abstract The study examines social reporting by Islamic banks with special emphasis on themes related to social justice. By using critical theory and ‘immanent critique’, the study attempts to explain and delineate reasons for disclosures and silences in Islamic banks’ annual reports and websites vis-à-vis social justice. Using Content analysis of annual reports and websites of 19 Islamic banks, the study finds that Islamic banks’ disclosures emphasis their religious character through claims that they adhere to Sharia’s teachings. Their disclosures, however, lack specific or detailed information regarding schemes or initiatives vis-à-vis poverty eradication or … Continue reading New Article: “Social Reporting by Islamic Banks: Does Social Justice Matter?” Published in Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal