Guest editorial [Special Issue: Do multinational enterprise contribute to, or reduce global inequality?]

Zhao, Shasha ORCID logoORCID:, Gooderham, Paul ORCID logoORCID:, Papanastassiou, Marina and Harzing, Anne-Wil ORCID logoORCID: (2021) Guest editorial [Special Issue: Do multinational enterprise contribute to, or reduce global inequality?]. Critical Perspectives on International Business, 17 (1) . pp. 1-7. ISSN 1742-2043 [Article] (doi:10.1108/cpoib-03-2021-107)

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We continue the critical perspectives and conversations that critical perspectives on international business (cpoib) promotes by reflecting on the nature and impact of contemporary international business (IB) activities around the globe from inter-, trans- and multidisciplinary perspectives. The journal places a special emphasis on scholarly works that question the hegemony of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and that evaluate the effects of their IB activities on the global economy and national societies (cpoib, n.d.). Hence, for this special issue we invited submissions of articles that address the theme: “Do MNEs contribute to or reduce global inequality?”. Here, the term ‘inequality’ refers to various societal and economic phenomena inside or across nation states, such as income, gender, social class, economic conditions, and welfare.

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Research Areas: A. > Business School > International Management and Innovation > International and Cross-cultural Management group
Item ID: 32178
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Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2021 14:52
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