Global Banks or Global Investors? The Case of European Debt Flows

[We’re pleased to welcome author Robert Sweeney of the University of Leeds. He recently published an article in Competition and Change entitled “Global banks or global investors? The case of European debt flows," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Sweeney reflects on the inspiration for conducting this research:] What motivated you … Continue reading Global Banks or Global Investors? The Case of European Debt Flows

The Internationalization of Commercial Real Estate Markets in France and Germany

[We’re pleased to welcome authors Gertjan Wijburg and Manuel B. Aalbers of KU Leuven/University of Leuven, Belgium. They recently published an article in Competition and Change entitled “The internationalization of commercial real estate markets in France and Germany," which is currently free to read for a limited time. Below, Wijburg and Aalbers reflect on the inspiration for … Continue reading The Internationalization of Commercial Real Estate Markets in France and Germany

Call for Papers: Journal of Developing Societies Special Issue

The Journal of Developing Societies is currently seeking manuscripts for an upcoming special issue on A Comparative Analysis of Health Care in a Globalizing World: Recent Trends in Developing Nations. Click here to view the full submission guidelines. Submissions are due by: November 30, 2017 The Journal of Developing Societies is a refereed international journal … Continue reading Call for Papers: Journal of Developing Societies Special Issue

Journal of Management Seeks Papers on Global Work in the Multinational Enterprise

Journal of Management invites scholars to submit research for an upcoming Special Issue entitled "Global Work in the Multinational Enterprise: New Avenues and Challenges for Strategically Managing Human Capital Across Borders." The issue will be guest edited by David Allen of Rutgers University, Yih-teen Lee of IESE Business School at University of Navarra and Sebastian … Continue reading Journal of Management Seeks Papers on Global Work in the Multinational Enterprise

Book Review: Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Have some time to read before the new semester starts? Akos Rona-Tas, Alya Guseva : Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2014. 318 pp. $45.00, cloth. Read the review by Christopher Yenkey from the University of Chicago, available now in the OnlineFirst section of Administrative … Continue reading Book Review: Plastic Money: Constructing Markets for Credit Cards in Eight Postcommunist Countries

Submit Your Research to World Future Review!

World Future Review is a refereed journal that seeks to expand communication among the researchers and practitioners now exploring trends and alternatives for society. This journal welcomes articles that: 1) assess techniques for studying future options; 2) fairly evaluate probable, possible, and optimal outcomes of existing policies and practices in every field; and 3) facilitate … Continue reading Submit Your Research to World Future Review!

Rosalie L. Tung on the Requisites to Developing a Global Mindset

[We're pleased to welcome Rosalie L. Tung, author of Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies' Distinguished Scholar Invited Essay entitled "Requisites to and Ways of Developing a Global Mind-Set: Implications for Research on Leadership and Organizations."] Leaders and professionals are agreed that the development of a global mindset is imperative to success in coping with … Continue reading Rosalie L. Tung on the Requisites to Developing a Global Mindset

Top Five: What If?

This morning saw the beginning of the World Future Society 2014 annual conference: WorldFuture 2014: What If in Orlando, Florida! WorldFuture 2014 is a collective of some of the world's most inquisitive and dedicated scholars, asking about the future of a myriad of topics including humanity, government, education, religion and even happiness. Speakers will include … Continue reading Top Five: What If?

How Are Salespeople Viewed Around the World?

How do we view salespeople? Are they overly excited individuals selling us products that may or may not work for a quick buck or career oriented people who simply enjoy a challenge? How much does this perception differ around the globe? An article recently published in Journal of Marketing Education entitled "A Cross-Cultural Investigation of … Continue reading How Are Salespeople Viewed Around the World?

What is the “Global Brain”?

Just what is the "Global Brain"? In his article "Global Brain and the Future of Human Society," Cadell Last defines the Global Brain as a leading hypothesis explaining the current evolution of the human system. Last, whose work has appeared in publications such as the Scientific American and Humanity+ Magazine, believes that the Internet is … Continue reading What is the “Global Brain”?