Department: BSc in Accounting and Finance & BSc in Business Management
Module Description: The module aims to provide students with an in-depth understanding of some of the main forces that are shaping international business. These include: the increasing globalisation of business activity (understood as the increasing integration of business activity at the level of both firm and nation state); the new forms of business organisation that multinationals (MNEs) use to capture business opportunities; and the rise of MNEs in emerging economies such as countries in the Middle East, China and India.
Hill, C.W.L. (2014). International business: competing in the global marketplace. 10th edn. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill.
Peng, M.W. (2019). International business. 3rd edn. Florence, KY: Cengage Learning.
Bartlett, C., Ghoshal, S.B. and Beamish, P. (2017). Transnational management: text, cases and readings in cross-border management. 7th edn. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill.
Two refereed journal articles set by the module coordinator taken from: The Journal of International Business Studies and Journal of Management Studies (UK).