This three-volume work examines the research on the multinational enterprise (MNE) and presents a comprehensive, scholarly discussion of significant articles in this field. Editors John D. Daniels and Jeffrey A. Krug, experts in this area, focus on the micro issues of the MNE identifying important research that has defined the field in many ways. The set includes a variety of articles, the classics as well as more recent publications, from a wide selection of international sources and provides a good balance between U.S. and non-U.S. papers.
Volume I examines the theory on the development of the multinational enterprise.
Volume II investigates proactive motivations for FDI and the political ramifications of the MNE.
Volume III collects together literature on structure and control of MNEs, focusing on how MNEs are managed and controlled.
As a result, this major work provides practitioners and scholars with a comprehensive scholarly discussion of the existing work, as well as an in-depth discussion to guide future research in the area.
Jeffrey Krug teaches strategic management and international business in the Ph.D., Executive MBA, MBA, and undergraduate programs at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is also an adjunct professor of international management at the University of Munster in Germany. He was named Outstanding Instructor of the Year by the University of Illinois Executive MBA program in 2003 and 2000. He also received the Faculty Service Award from the Executive MBA program for his work leading consulting projects in Europe with such companies as Porsche, Volkswagen, Caterpillar, Warsteiner, Deutsche Telekom, BASF, and Bertelsmann. Before entering academia, Dr. Krug was manager of planning & analysis in Latin America for PepsiCo's Kentucky Fried Chicken International division. Krug's research focuses on mergers and acquisition, corporate strategy, corporate governance, top management team effectiveness, and global strategy. His articles have been published in Harvard Business Review, Strategic Management Journal, California Management Review, Journal of World Business, Journal of Management & Governance, Journal of International Management, and other related journals