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International business: past, present and futures

By Joanne Roberts and Ted Fuller

Abstract

This article provides the context for futures thinking in the field of international business (IB). The article begins by considering the nature of IB. Its historical development is then elaborated, before its current significance and trends are considered. Building on the review of past and present we speculate briefly on the possible futures of IB. In so doing, we provide a basis from which the contributions to this Special Issue on the Futures of IB can be understood and situated in a broader context

Topics: N100 Business studies, N200 Management studies
Publisher: Elsevier
Year: 2010
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.futures.2010.08.019
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lincoln.ac.uk:2748

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