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24
November

International Business Research

2021/2022
Academic Year
ENG
Instruction in English
6
ECTS credits
Delivered at:
Магистерская программа "Международный бизнес", направление подготовки "Менеджмент"
Course type:
Compulsory course
When:
1 year, 1, 2 module

Instructor

Course Syllabus

Abstract

The course provides a background of the history, structure, contents and methodology of the research in the field of international business and gives students a solid theoretical platform for further studies of different aspects of international business.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • To provide students with a critical overview of the major theoretical approaches in the international business research literature and practical applications of theoretical aspects
  • To introduce students to a broad range of debates, perspectives and recent international evidence on the alternative means of thinking about international business
  • To make students aware of the major international business research schools, centers and associations
  • To give students a close look at the evolution and key areas of international business research focus
  • To review new directions in international business research and crucial recent research issues
  • To brief students with the methodological design of the international business research and peculiarities of qualitative and quantitative methods of research in the area of international business.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • know the evolution of the international business research schools and the newest research findings and outcomes
  • Know the main standards of research and basic definitions of international business research
  • know the major theoretical approaches in the international business research literature, basic classical and contemporary international business research models and concepts
  • know the methods of IB research
  • Know theories of international investment
  • learn about the features of qualitative and quantitative methods
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • International Business Research Overview
  • Major International Business Research Schools, Centers and Associations
  • Evolution of international business research
  • Contemporary international business research issues
  • New directions in international business research
  • Methodological design of international business research
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking Exam
  • non-blocking Test
  • non-blocking Lecture attendance
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 2nd module
    0.2 * Lecture attendance + 0.2 * Test + 0.6 * Exam
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • International Business Handbook (RLE International Business) Kirpalani, V. H. Routledge 2012
  • The Growth of International Business (RLE International Business) CASSON, Mark Routledge 2012
  • The Multinational Enterprise (RLE International Business) Dunning, John H. Routledge 2012

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • John Cantwell, John H Dunning, & Sarianna M Lundan. (2010). An evolutionary approach to understanding international business activity: The co-evolution of MNEs and the institutional environment. Journal of International Business Studies, (4), 567. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsrep&AN=edsrep.a.pal.jintbs.v41y2010i4p567.586