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Abstract: It is widely recognized that foreign direct investment (FDI) plays an important role in economic development. However, its impact on entrepreneurial activity has not been well researched. Internationalization theory is used to explore how inward FDI impacts entrepreneurial activity....
Purpose – This paper aims to explore the phenomenon of senior women managers leaving corporate organisations to start their own companies. Women's advancement to senior management roles is facilitated by the acquisition of human capital and social capital. Female ex-corporate managers leverage...
This special issue is dedicated to exploring the convergence and divergence of national systems of industrial relations (IR) and human resource management (HRM). Faced with increasingly competitive environments, multinational firms may adapt certain management practices which are then...
Accenture is the world’s leading management consulting and technology services company with more than 75,000 employees in 47 countries. (See Appendix A for a comparison with other management consultancies.) The company generated net revenues of US $11.6 billion for the fiscal year ended August...
This chapter focuses on the outsourcing and offshoring of finance activities in the firm from firm, host country and home country perspectives. Globalisation, technology, regulation changes, stakeholder pressures, and firm re-organisation changes present challenges and opportunities to firm...
This paper makes two types of contributions to research on new venture teams. First, we examine previously neglected aspects of team composition, such as homogeneity and heterogeneity in terms of resource provision and prior start-up experience. Second, we attempt to reconcile conflicting...