External link to Article Published in Accounting History Journal “Islamic Banking in Pakistan: A history of Emergent Accountability and Regulation”

Article Published in Accounting History Journal “Islamic Banking in Pakistan: A history of Emergent Accountability and Regulation”

Article Published in Accounting History Journal “Islamic Banking in Pakistan: A history of Emergent Accountability and Regulation” This study presents a history of the Islamic banking sector, its accountability and regulation in Pakistan, set in its contexts of the rise … Continue reading Article Published in Accounting History Journal “Islamic Banking in Pakistan: A history of Emergent Accountability and Regulation”

Call for Papers: Internationalization of Service Firms

Call for Papers – International Marketing Review Special issue: “Internationalization of service firms” Submission deadline: 15th September 2013 Guest Co-editors: Elizabeth L. Rose, University of Otago and Aalto University Hussain G. Rammal, University of South Australia Despite the importance of the service sector in the global economy, we still have a great deal to learn about the internationalization of services. The goal of this special issue is to encourage the development of new perspectives on a wide variety of issues pertaining to the internationalization of firms operating in the service sector. Building on the 2005 International Marketing Review special issue … Continue reading Call for Papers: Internationalization of Service Firms

External link to “Culture and business networks”. Article on International Business Negotiations with Arab Managers published in International Business Review

“Culture and business networks”. Article on International Business Negotiations with Arab Managers published in International Business Review

“Culture and business networks”. Article on International Business Negotiations with Arab Managers published in International Business Review The Arab world is an important economic region due to its natural resources, geographic location and political influence. However, limited attention has been … Continue reading “Culture and business networks”. Article on International Business Negotiations with Arab Managers published in International Business Review

Pakistan Floods Support

According to the United Nations, the recent floods in Pakistan have caused more devastation than the disasters in Haiti, and the Asian tsunami. The global community has provided aid and support for the relief work and there is still more that can be done. Disaster Aid Australia has been playing an important role in providing support directly to the victims of this disaster. For more information visit their website at: http://www.disasteraidaustralia.org.au/ Continue reading Pakistan Floods Support

Geely’s Acquisition of Volvo: The “Made in” versus “Made by” Argument

Geely’s acquisition of Volvo is another example of the growing trend of cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and cross-ownership in the automobile industry. Not many would have predicted that the Ford owned Volvo would one day be owned by a Chinese car manufacturer. Similarly, not many would have predicted the acquisition of Jaguar and Land Rover by India’s Tata Motors a few years ago. The investment across brands and ownership of brand portfolio by the large automobile manufacturers can make it difficult for consumers to identify “who owns what”. For example Volkswagen recently acquired a 49.9% stake in Porsche AG … Continue reading Geely’s Acquisition of Volvo: The “Made in” versus “Made by” Argument