Peter Buckley

Professor Peter Buckley

Professor of International Business and Founder Director of CIBUL,
Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds

+44 (0) 113 343 4646
Academic, International Business, Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds (CIBUL)
Room 1.09, 14-20 Cromer Terrace


BA in Social Sciences - Economics, University of York
MA in Development Economics, University of East Anglia
PhD, University of Lancaster
Dr hc (Uppsala))
DSc hon (Lapppeenranta) 
Dr. Merc.H.C. (Copenhagen)

PETER J. BUCKLEY (BA (Econ), York; MA, East Anglia; PhD Economics, Lancaster; Dr hc (Uppsala); DSc hon (Lappeenranta) Dr. Merc.H.C. (Copenhagen)) is Professor of International Business, Founder Director of CIBUL (1995) and Founder Director of the Business Confucius Institute at the University of Leeds (BCIUL).   He has held Visiting Professorships at University of Paris I:  Panthéon-Sorbonne, Faculty of Management and Organization, University of Groningen, The University of Rennes I, Hong Kong City University, BI Oslo, the University of Granada, University of Lancaster and the University of Reading.

He has published 28 books in English in both UK and USA including one in German.  These include The Future of the Multinational Enterprise (1976) (paperback edition, 1991; Japanese edition, 1993; Korean edition, 1995; Anniversary edition, 2002; Chinese edition, 2005; 40th Anniversary edition 2016) and the Theory of the Multinational Enterprise (1987) based on the 1986 Uppsala Lectures in Business.  His most recent book is The Multinational Enterprise and the Emergence of the Global Factory (Palgrave 2014).  He also is editor of 20 books, including  Cooperative Forms of Transnational Company Activity in the United Nations Library series, his most recent being International Business Strategy: Theory and Practice (Routledge 2015). He was listed in The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES) as one of the most “Successful academic writers” (January 2006).    In addition, he has written over 250 refereed articles on foreign direct investment, the multinational enterprise, international management and the economics of tourism in leading British, US, Japanese and European journals, including 22 articles in the Journal of International Business Studies.  The Social Science Citation Index lists over 3,611 citations of Peter Buckley’s work. Google Scholar lists over 29,924 citations (h index 69).  He is editor of the Edward Elgar book series “New Horizons in International Business” (100 titles to date) and Associate Editor of International Business Review.

He has taught at undergraduate, postgraduate and post-experience levels in Britain and contributed to post-experience courses in the UK, China, India and elsewhere.  He has taught at various levels in UK, USA, China, Sweden, Germany, France, Brazil, Singapore, Hong Kong, Norway, Spain, Poland and Japan and given seminars in many countries.  Television and Radio contributions include BBC ‘Business Breakfast’, Chinese TV (including “Dialogue”), Singapore TV, BBC Radio 4 (including “You and Yours”) and BBC World Service.

In 1992 he chaired the Higher Education Funding Council’s (HEFC) research selectivity Panel for Business and Management Studies.   He founded CIBUL, one of the world’s leading research centres in International Business in July 1995.  He has played a major role in establishing Leeds University’s Centre for Chinese Business and Development and was Founder Director of the Institute for Research on Contemporary China, both are now constituent parts of the White Rose East Asia Centre (funded by a grant of £4.5m).   Professor Buckley has carried out consultancy assignments for central government, local government, international bodies (including UNCTAD Division on Transnationals and UNIDO) and leading companies.  His current research interests centre on the theory of the multinational firm, knowledge management in multinational firms, the international transfer of technology, the impact of foreign direct investment particularly in China, and outward direct investment from emerging countries: China and India. 

Peter Buckley was President of the Academy of International Business 2002-4, after being Vice President (1991-92) and the Chair of its UK Region from 1985 to 1991.  He was Chair of the European International Business Academy (2009-2012).  In 1985 he was elected a Fellow of the AIB.  Fellowships are limited to 50 world-wide and are awarded for “outstanding achievements in international business”.  He remains the youngest person to be so elected.  In 1995 he became a Fellow of the British Academy of Management (BAM) in the founding list of Fellows.  He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in 1995.  He was elected a Fellow of European International Business Academy (EIBA) in 2005. In December 1998 he was awarded an Honorary Professorship at the University of International Economics and Business, Beijing, China. In September 2006 he received the third Viipuri Prize in Strategic Management and Business Economics for his “Outstanding record in the field of International Business research”. He was named the Booz Allen Hamilton Strategy+Business Eminent Scholar in Management Prize at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, 11th August, 2008.  He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Faculty of Economics of the University of Uppsala, Sweden, 2010, the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration,  Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland, 2012 and by the Department of Strategic Management and Globalisation, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, 2015.  He received the Cheung Kong Scholar Chair Professor in the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing, September 2010. Financial Times: “Professor of the Week” 24th February 2012.  He received the Richard Whipp Lifetime Achievement  Award (BAM) “For considerable and sustained contribution to International Business” 2011 and was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2014. 

He was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2012. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) in July 2014. 


The theory of the multinational enterprise, methods of foreign market entry and development, the management of co-operative strategies, theoretical and empirical work on joint ventures and alliances (including specific projects on UK international alliances), knowledge management in multinational firms, transfer pricing in multinational firms, economic integration and the strategy of multinational firms, international takeovers (including cultural aspects of post-merger integration, the impact of globalisation and government policies on multinationals. Specific area interests in China, India, the EU and NAFTA.


International Business Strategy, MBA Full-time and Executive
International Business (U/G, Post-Experience)



The Multinational Enterprise Revisited: The Essential Buckley and Casson
 (written and edited by Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson), Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2009, p 311.

Foreign Direct Investment, China and the World Economy Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2009, p 433.

The Multinational Enterprise and the Globalization of Knowledge, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2006, p 359.

The Challenge of International Business, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2004, p305.

Strategic Business Alliances: An Examination of the Core Dimensions (co-authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan), Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2004, p212.

The Changing Global Context of International Business Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2003, p 371.

Multinational Firms, Cooperation and Competition in the World Economy, Macmillan London, and St. Martin’s Press, New York, 2000, p. 319.

Edited Books

Globalization and the Global Factory, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2011, pp 634.

International Business and Business History Routledge, London, 2011, pp 202.

What is International Business?  Palgrave, Basingstoke, (editor), 2004, p195.  Chinese edition 2009.  University of International Business and Economics Press, Beijing.

International Business, History of Management Thought Series, Dartmouth Ashgate, Aldershot (edited), 2003, p 472.

International Mergers and Acquisitions: a Reader (Edited by Peter J Buckley and Pervez N Ghauri) International Thomson Press, London, 2002, p.438.

Forthcoming and Edited Books

The Dark Side of Globalisation (co editor Peter Enderwick), Edward Elgar, Cheltenham (forthcoming 2012).

Book Series Editorship

Series Editor “New Horizons in International Business” Edward Elgar, Cheltenham (73 titles to date).

Refereed Articles

"Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Middle Class Phenomenon in Emerging Markets", edited by Tamer Cavusgil and Peter Buckley, International Business Review Vol 25, no 3 , 2016, pp621 – 747

"A Tribute to Alan Rugman" , edited by Peter Buckley and Alain Verbeke , International Business Review Vol 25, no 3, 2016, pp 749- 793

"The Economic Geography of Offshore Incorporation in Tax Havens and Offshore Financial Centres: The Case of Chinese MNEs" (co-authors Dylan Sutherland and Hinrich Voss) Journal of Economic Geography (forthcoming).  

“The role of technological catch up and domestic market growth in the genesis of emerging country based multinationals” (co-author Niron Hashai) Research Policy, (forthcoming).

“A linguistic and philosophical analyses of emic and etic and their use in international business research” (co-authors Malcolm Chapman, Jeremy Clegg and Hanna Gajewska-De Mattos) Management International Review, (forthcoming).

“Adam Smith’s Theory of Knowledge and International Business Theory and Practice” Journal of International Business Studies (forthcoming).

“Is competitive advantage a necessary condition for the emergence of the Multinational Enterprise? (co-author Niron Hashai) Global Strategy Journal, Vol. No. 1 February 2014 (forthcoming).

“Realised Absorptive Capacity, Technology Acquisition, and Performance in International Collaborative Formations: An Empirical Examination in the Korean Context” (co-author Byung Il Park) Asia Pacific Business Review (forthcoming).

“The Applied Economics of (International) Business: A Personal Perspective on Research” International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol. 21 No. 1, 2014.

“The Spatial Redistribution of Japanese Direct Investment in the United Kingdom between 1991 and 2010 (co-authors Adam Cross and Sierk Horn) Business History, Vol. 55, No. 3, 2013, pp 405-430.

“Meta-analytic research in international business and international management” (co-authors Timothy M. Devinney and Ryan W. Tang Advances in International Management Vol. 26, 2013, pp 263–297.

“Japanese Foreign Direct Investment in India: An Institutional Theory Approach” (co-authors Adam Cross and Sierk Horn) Business History Vol. 54, No. 5, August 2012, pp 657-688.

“Host-home Country Linkages and Host-home Country Specific Advantages as Determinants of Foreign Acquisitions by Indian Firms” (co-authors Nicolas Forsans and Surender Munjal) International Business Review Vol. 21, No. 5, October 2012, pp 878-890.

“The Effects of Global Knowledge Reservoirs on the Productivity of Multinational Enterprise: The Role of International Depth and Breadth” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Mario Kafouros) Research Policy Vol. 41, No. 5, June 2012, pp 848-861.

“Organizing the modern firm in the worldwide market for market transactions” (co-authors Peter S. Liesch, Bernard L. Simonin and Gary Knight) Management International Review, Vol. 52, No. 1, 2012, pp 3-21.

“Risk and Uncertainty in Internationalisation and International Entrepreneurship Studies
Review and Conceptual Development” (co-authors Peter S Liesch and Lawrence W Welch), Management International Review, Vol. 51, No. 6, 2011, pp. 851-873.

“Marketing and the Multinational: Extending Internalisation Theory”, (co-author Mark Casson) Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2011, pp 492-508.

“International Integration and Coordination in the Global Factory” Management International Review, Vol. 51, No.2, 2011, pp 269-283.

"FDI from emerging to advanced countries: some insights on the acquisition strategies and on the performance of target firms" (co-authors Stefano Elia, and Mario Kafouros) Economia e Politica Industriale (Journal of Industrial and Business Economics), Vol. 38, No. 1, 2011, pp 181-197
“The Governance of the Multinational Enterprise: Insights from Internalisation Theory” (co-author Roger Strange) Journal of Management Studies Vol. 48, No. 2, March 2011, pp 460-470.

“Knowledge accession and knowledge acquisition in strategic alliances: the impact of supplementary and complementary dimensions (co-authors Keith Glaister, Elko Klijn and Hui Tan) British Journal of Management Vol. 20, No. 4 December 2009, pp 598-609.

“Doing business in developing and transitional countries, an empirical example of the dominant logic and its alternative” (co-authors Malcolm Chapman, Jeremy Clegg and Hanna Gajewska-De Mattos) International Studies of Management and Organisation Vol. 41, No. 1, Spring 2010 pp.

“Acquisitions from emerging countries: what factors influence the performance of target firms in advanced countries?” (co-authors Peter J. Buckley, Stefano Elia, Mario Kafouros) European Journal of International Management Vol. 4, No.1/2, 2010, pp. 30 - 47.

“The Theory of International Business Pre-Hymer” Journal of World Business Vol. 46, No. 1, 2010.

“The internalisation theory of the multinational enterprise – a review of the progress of a research agenda after 30 years” (co author Mark Casson) Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 40, No. 9, December, 2009, pp 1563-1580.

“Japanese multinational enterprises in China: Successful Adaptation of Marketing Strategies” (co-author Sierk Horn) Long Range Planning Vol. 42, No. 4, August, Special Issue, 2009, pp 495-517.

“The rise of the Japanese multinational enterprise: then and now” Asia Pacific Business Review Vol. 15, No. 3, July, 2009, pp 309-321.

“Internalisation thinking – from the multinational enterprise to the global factory” International Business Review Vol. 18, No. 3, 2009, pp 224-235.

“Business History and International Business”, Business History Vol. 51, No. 3, May 2009, pp 307-333.

“The impact of the global factory on economic development” Journal of World Business  Vol. 44, No. 2, 2009 pp 131 – 143.

“Formalizing internationalization in the eclectic paradigm” (co-author Niron Hashai), Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 40, No. 1, January 2009, pp 58 – 70.

“Historic and Emergent Trends in Chinese Outward Direct Investment” (co-authors Adam R. Cross, Hui Tan, Hinrich Voss and Xin Liu) Management International Review Vol. 48, No. 6, 2008, pp 715-748.

“The role of service embeddedness in the internationalisation process of manufacturing firms” (co-authors Ron Edwards, Robert Jack and Sharif As-Saber).  International Business Review Vol. 17. No. 4, 2008, pp 442-451.

“Do we need a special theory of foreign direct investment for extractive industries?” Journal of Chinese Economic and Foreign Trade Studies Vol. 1, No. 2. 2008 pp 93-104.

"Close Neighbours and Distant Friends - Perceptions of Cultural Distance" (co-authors Malcolm Chapman, Jeremy Clegg and Hanna Gajewska-De Mattos), International Business Review Vol. 17 No 3, June 2008, pp 217 – 234.

“Organization and action in a Chinese state-owned service intermediary: the case of Sinotrans” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan) Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies Vo. 6, No. 1, February 2008, pp 23-48.

“Under what conditions do firms benefit from the research efforts of other organizations? (Co-author Mario Kafouros) Research Policy Vol. 37, No. 2, 2008, pp 225 – 239.

“The Role of Internationalization in Explaining Innovation Performance” (co-authors Mario Kafouros, John Sharp and Chengqi Wang), Technovation Vol. 28, No. 1-2, 2008, pp 63-74.

“The impact of inward foreign direct investment on the nature and intensity of  Chinese manufacturing exports” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Mario Kafouros and Chengqi Wang) Transnational Corporations Vol. 16, No. 2, August 2007, pp 123-140.

“Do managers behave the way theory suggests?  A choice theoretic examination of foreign direct investment location decision making” (co-authors Timothy M. Devinney and Jordan J. Louviere), Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 38, No. 7,  2007 pp 1069-1094.

“The impact of foreign direct investment on the productivity of China’s automotive industry” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Pamela A Siler, G Giorgioni and Ping Zheng) Management International Review, Vol. 47, No. 5, 2007, pp 707 – 724.

“The determinants of Chinese outward foreign direct investment” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Adam Cross, Ping Zheng, Hinrich Voss and Xin Liu) Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 38, No. 4, July 2007, pp 499 – 518.

"The Strategy of Multinational Enterprises in the Light of the Rise of China", Scandinavian Journal of Management, Vol. 23, No. 2, June 2007, pp 107 - 126.

“Is the relationship between inward FDI and spillover effects linear? An empirical examination of the case of China (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Chengqi Wang) Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 38, No. 3, May 2007, pp. 447-459.

"The impact of foreign ownership, local ownership and industry characteristics on spillover benefits from foreign direct investment in China" (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Chengqi Wang) International Business Review Vol. 16. No. 2. 2007 pp 142-158.

“Edith Penrose’s Theory of the Growth of the Firm and the strategic management of multinational enterprises” (co-author Mark Casson) Management International Review, Vol.  47, No. 2, 2007, pp 151-173.

“A simple and flexible dynamic approach to Foreign Direct Investment Growth: The Canada – United States Relationship in the context of free trade” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Nicolas Forsans and Kevin Reilly) The World Economy Vol. 30, No. 2, February 2007, pp 267- 291.

“Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland: Policy Implications for Emerging Economies” (co-author Frances Ruane) The World Economy (Mini-symposium in Honour of Jagdish N Bhagwati) Vol. 29, No. 11, November 2006, pp 1611-1628

“Cultural Awareness in Knowledge Transfer to China: The Role of Guanxi and Mianzi” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan) Journal of World Business Vol. 41, Issue 3, 2006, pp 275-288.

“Inward foreign direct investment and host country productivity: evidence from China’s electronics industry (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Chengqi Wang) Transnational Corporations, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2006, pp. 13-37.  (Special Issue in honour of V. N. Balasubramanyam edited by Peter J. Buckley.)

“Stephen Hymer: Three phases, one approach?” International Business Review Vol. 15, No. 2, 2006 pp. 140-147.

“Firm configuration and internationalisation: A model” (co-author Niron Hashai) International Business Review, Vol. 14, No. 6, 2005, pp. 655-675.

“Regaining the Edge for International Business Research” (co-author Donald R Lessard) Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 36, No. 6, 2005, pp 595-599.

“Language and social knowledge in foreign knowledge transfer to China” (co-authors Martin Carter, Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan).  International Studies of Management and Organisation, Vol. 35, No. 1, Spring 2005, pp 47-65.

“China’s inward foreign direct investment success: Southeast Asia in the Shadow of the dragon” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Adam Cross and Hui Tan) Multinational Business Review  Vol. 13, No. 1, Spring, 2005 pp. 3-31.

“The strategy of foreign invested manufacturing enterprises in China: Export orientated and market orientated FDI revisited” (co-author Chen Meng) Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies. Vol. 3, No. 2, May 2005, pp. 111-131.

“Reform and restructuring in a Chinese State Owned Enterprise: Sinotrans in the 1990s” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan) Management International Review Vol. 45, No. 2, 2005, pp 147-172.

“The relationship between inward foreign direct investment and the performance of domestically–owned Chinese manufacturing industry” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Chengqi Wang) Multinational Business Review, Vol. 12, No. 3, Winter 2004, pp. 23-40.

“A formal analysis of knowledge combination in multinational enterprises” (co-author Martin J. Carter) Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 35, No. 5, September, 2004, pp 371-84.

“International Joint ventures: an examination of the core dimensions” (co-authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan) Journal of General Management Vol. 30, No. 4. Summer 2005, pp 43-72.

“Asian network firms – an analytical framework” Asia-Pacific Business Review, Vol. 10, Nos. 3-4, Spring-Summer 2004, pp 254-271.

“Knowledge transfer to China: policy lessons from foreign affiliates” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan) Transnational Corporations, Vol. 13, No. 1, April 2004, pp 31-72.

“Cartography and International Business” International Business Review, Vol. 13, No. 2, April 2004, pp 239-255.

“Globalisation, Economic Geography and the Strategy of Multinational Enterprises” (co-author Pervez N. Ghauri) Journal of International Business Studies,  Vol. 35, No. 2, March 2004, pp 81-98.

“A global system view of firm boundaries” (co-author Niron Hashai) Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 35, No. 1, January 2004, pp 33-45.

“The role of China in the global strategy of multinational enterprises” Journal of Chinese Economic and Business Studies, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2004, pp 1-25.

“Trust in International Joint Venture Relationships” (co-authors Margreet F Boersma and Pervez N Ghauri) Journal of Business Research, Vol. 56, 2003, pp 1031-42.

“Decision making autonomy in UK international equity joint ventures” (co-authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan) British Journal of Management, Vol. 14, No. 4, 2003, pp 305-322.

“Governing Knowledge Sharing in Multinational Enterprises” (co-author Martin J Carter) Management International Review.  Vo. 43, Special Issue 3/2003, pp 7-25.

“The Art of Knowledge Transfer: Secondary and Reverse Transfer in China’s Telecommunications Manufacturing Industry” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg and Hui Tan) Management International Review, Vol. 43, Special Issue 2, 2003, pp 67-93.

“Evolution of FDI in the United States in the context of Trade Liberalisation and Regionalisation” (co authors Jeremy Clegg, Nicolas Forsans and Kevin T Reilly) Journal of Business Research Vol. 56, No. 10, October 2003, pp 853-857.

“Is cultural similarity misleading?  The experience of Australian Manufacturers in Britain” (co-authors Marilyn Fenwick and Ronald W. Edwards) International Business Review, Vol. 12, No. 3, 2003 pp 297-309.

“The Future of the Multinational Enterprise in Retrospect and in Prospect” (co-author Mark Casson) Journal of International Business Studies.  Volume 34, No. 2, 2003, pp 219-222. [Special Issue of JIBS on ‘The Future of the Multinational Enterprise after 25 years’.]

“Learning to Manage International Joint Ventures” (co authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan) International Business Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2003, pp 83-108.

“The impact of inward FDI on the performance of Chinese manufacturing firms” (co authors Chengqi Wang and Jeremy Clegg) Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 33, No. 4, 2002, pp 637-655.

“Is the international business research agenda running out of steam?” Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 33, No. 2, 2002, pp 365-373.

“Foreign direct investment, regional differences and economic growth: Panel data evidence from China” (co authors Adam Cross, Jeremy Clegg and Chengqi Wang) Transnational Corporations Vol. 11, No. 1, April 2002, pp 1-28.

“International Joint Ventures: Partnering Skills and Cross-Cultural Issues” (co-authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan) Long Range Planning Vol. 35, No. 2, 2002, pp 113-134.

“What makes a successful hotel?  Insights on hotel management following fifteen years of hotel occupancy analysis in England” (co-authors Douglas Jeffrey, Robin Barden and Nicolas Hubbard), Service Industries Journal, Vol. 22, No. 2, April 2002 pp 73-88.

“Process and structure in knowledge management practices of British and US multinational enterprises” (co-author Martin Carter) Journal of International Management Vol. 8. No. 1, 2002, pp 29-48.

“International business versus international marketing” International Marketing Review, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2002, pp 16-20.

“Incentives to transfer profits; A Japanese perspective” (co-author Jane Frecknall-Hughes) Journal of Applied Economics, Vol. 33, No. 13, 2001, pp 2009-2015.

“Increasing the size of the ‘country’, Regional Economic Integration and Foreign Direct Investment in a Globalized World Economy” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Nicolas Forsans and Kevin Reilly), Management International Review, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2001, pp 251-74.

“The moral basis of global capitalism: Beyond the eclectic theory” (co-author Mark Casson) International Journal of the Economics of Business, Vol 8, No. 2, July 2001,
 pp 303-27.

“Europaïsche Integration, Regionale Subsysteme und Standortscheidungen Multinationaler Unternehmen mit besonderer Bezugnahme auf die Bunderspublik Deutschland” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Adam Cross and Heinz-Joseph Tuselmann) WSI Mitteilungen (Journal of the German Economic and Social Research Institute) Vol. 53, No. 6, April 2000, pp. 213-227.

“Knowledge Management in Global Technology Markets:  Applying Theory to Practice” (co-author Martin Carter) Long Range Planning, Vol. 33, No. 1, February 2000, pp. 55-71.

Original contributions to books

“The emergence of Chinese firms as multinationals: the influence of the home institutional environment” (co-authors Hinrich Voss, Adam Cross and Jeremy Clegg) in R. Pearce (ed.) China and the Multinationals: International Business and the Entry of China into the Global Economy. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, 2011, pp. tbc.

“The role of headquarters in the global factory” in Ulf Andersson and Ulf Holm (eds.) Managing the Contemporary Multinational, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2010, pp 60-84.

“An assessment of the effects of institutional change on Chinese outward direct investment activity” ( co-authors Hinrich Voss and Adam R. Cross) in Ilan Alon, Julian Chang, Marc Fetscherin, Christoph Lattemann and John R McIntyre (eds.), China Rules: Globalisation and Political Transformation, London, Palgrave, 2009, pp 135-165.

“Explaining China’s outward FDI: an institutional perspective” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Adam Cross, Hinrich Voss, Mark Rhodes and Ping Zheng) in Karl P Sauvant (ed.) The Rise of Transnational Corporations from Emerging Markets: Threat or Opportunity?, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2008, pp 107-157.

“An econometric investigation of Chinese outward direct investment” (co-authors Adam Cross, Jeremy Clegg, Hinrich Voss, Mark Rhodes, Ping Zheng and Xin Liu) in John H. Dunning and Tsai-Mei Lin (eds.) Multinational enterprises and emerging challenges of the 21st century, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2007, pp 55-85.

“International expansion: Foreign direct investment by small- and medium-sized enterprises” in Mark Casson, Bernard Yeung, Anuradha Basu and Nigel Wadeson (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship, Oxford University Press, 2006, pp 671-692.

“Multinational enterprises in less developed countries: cultural and economic interactions revisited” in Subhash C. Jain and Sushil Vachani (eds) Multinational Corporations and Global Poverty Reduction.  Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006, pp 31 to 58.

“Globalisation, multinational enterprise and world poverty” (co-author Pervez N. Ghauri) in Subhash C. Jain and Sushil Vachani (eds) Multinational Corporations and Global Poverty Reduction.  Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2006.

“New directions in international business” in Felicia M. Fai and Eleanor J. Morgan (eds) Managerial issues in International Business, Palgrave, London, 2006.

“Institutions and Internationalisation Strategy: The case of US technology sales to the People’s Republic of China” (co-authors Jeremy Clegg, Adam Cross and Lian Xiao) in Michael-Jorg Oesterle and Joachim Wolf (eds) Internationalisierung und Institution, Gabler, Wiesbaden 2005.  

“The research agenda in international business: past, present and future” (co-author Filip De Beule) in Ludo Cuyvers and Filip De Beule (eds) Transnational Corporations and Economic Development: from Internationalisation to Globalisation.  Palgrave, London 2005.

“The challenges of the new economy for multinational firms: lessons for Southeast Asia” in N. Freeman and F. Bartels (eds) The future of Foreign Investment in Southeast Asia, Routledge Curzon, London, 2004, pp 15-31.

“Regional Integration and Foreign Direct Investment in a Globalised World Economy” in Lars Oxelheim and Pervez N Ghauri (eds) European Union and the Race for Foreign Direct Investment in Europe.  Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2003.

“International Mergers and Acquisitions: Past, Present and Future” (co-author Pervez N. Ghauri) in Cary Cooper and Alan Gregory Advances in Mergers and Acquisitions (Volume 2) Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2003, pp 207-229.

“Globalization and Multinational Enterprise” in David O. Faulkner and Andrew Campbell (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Strategy, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2003.

“What do we know about International Joint Ventures?” (co-author Keith Glaister) in Farok Contractor and Peter Lorange (eds) Cooperative Strategies and Alliances, Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2002, pp 1-17.

“Internationalisation – Real Options, Knowledge Management and the Uppsala Approach” (co-authors Mark Casson and Mohammed Azzim Gulamhussen) in Virpi Havila, Mats Forsgen and Hakan Hakansson (eds) Critical Perspectives on Internationalisation, Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2002, pp 54-82.

“Globalisation and the End of Competition: A Critical Review of Rent – Seeking Multinationals” (co-author Pervez N. Ghauri) in Virpi Havila, Mats Forsgen and Hakan Hakansson (eds) Critical Perspectives on Internationalisation, Elsevier Science, Oxford, 2002. pp 7-28.

“Transactions Costs and Uncertainty in Firms: Theory and Practice” (co-author Malcolm Chapman) in Sheila Dow and John Hillard (eds) Post-Keynesian Econometrics, Micoeconomics and the Theory of the Firm: Beyond Keynes. Volume 1. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2002.

“Strategic complexity in international business” (co-author Mark Casson) in Alan M. Rugman and Thomas L. Brewer (eds) The Oxford Handbook of International Business, Oxford Press: Oxford, 2001.  Second edition edited by Alan M Rugman (2009).

“A Survey-Based Investigation of the Determinants of Foreign Direct Investment in Portugal” (co-author Francisco B. Castro) in James H. Taggart, Maureen Berry and Michael McDermott (eds) Multinationals in a New Era, Palgrave, Basingstoke, 2001.

European Integration:  Strategic Consequences for Australian Multinationals” (co-author Ron Edwards) in R. Edwards, C. Nyland and M. Coulthard (eds) Readings in International Business:  An Asia-Pacific Perspective, Prentice-Hall, Frenchs Forest, NSW, 2000.

“Egypt at a Crossroads:  MNEs and Economic Development in a Global Environment”, (co-author Stephen Young) in Neil Hood and Stephen Young (eds) The Globalization of Multinational Enterprise Activity and Economic Development, Macmillan, London, 2000.

“Child’s Theorising about Organization Cross-Nationally:  Valiant, but Under-Economised” in Joseph L. Cheng and Richard B. Peterson (eds), Advances in International Comparative Management, JAI Press, Stamford, Conn. 2000.

Reprinted Contributions (selected)

“International business versus international marketing” in Stanley Paliwoda and John K Ryans, Jr (eds) International Marketing: Modern and Classic Papers (Vol.1),  Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2008.

“The Economic analysis of the multinational enterprise: Reading versus Japan” in Klaus E. Meyer (ed) Multinational Enterprises and Host Economies, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2008.

“Models of Multinational enterprise” (co-author Mark Casson) in Thomas L. Brewer, Stephen Young and Stephen E. Guisinger (eds) The New Economic Analysis of Multinationals, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2003.
“The perception and measurement of transaction costs” (co-author Malcolm Chapman) in Peter E. Earl (ed) The Legacy of Herbert Simon in Economic Analysis (Volume II).  Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, 2001.

“Characteristics of UK International Joint Ventures with Triad and non-Triad Partners” (co-authors Keith Glaister and Rumy Husan) in D. Faulkner and M. de Rond (eds) Co-operative Strategy, Oxford University Press, Oxford 2000.  Paperback edition 2001.

Official Reports

World Investment Report 2011, UNCTAD, Geneva, [Principal Consultant].

World Investment Report 2010, UNCTAD, Geneva, [Principal Consultant].

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