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An Analysis of Significant Contributions to the International Business Literature


The growing interest in international business has been accompanied by a dramatic rise in the volume of international business research. This note examines the international business publication records for both authors and academic institutions for the ten-year period 1980-1989. Nine separate publications were reviewed containing some 659 international business articles. Weighted and unweighted rankings are reported.

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*Allen J. Morrison is Assistant Professor of Business Policy at the University of Western Ontario. His primary research interests are in the areas of global strategic management and the management of international subsidiaries. His research has been published in a variety of journals including the Journal of International Business Studies and Organizational Dynamics.

**Andrew C. Inkpen is a doctoral candidate in business policy at the University of Western Ontario. Previously, he taught at the National University of Singapore. His current research interests include cooperative strategies and organizational learning.

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Morrison, A., Inkpen, A. An Analysis of Significant Contributions to the International Business Literature. J Int Bus Stud 22, 143–153 (1991).

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