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Reflections on seven years of critical perspectives on international business An extended editorial

Reflections on seven years of critical perspectives on international business An extended editorial Purpose – The purpose of this extended editorial is to reflect on the journey of critical perspectives on international business over the past seven years and to look forward to future issues and potential concerns of the journal. In addition, the contents of the current issue are introduced. Design/methodology/approach – Using the form of a conversation between the journal's co‐editors, the development of the journal and features of its content over the last seven years are discussed, and related to the ever changing external context. The current trends and concerns emerging in the field of international business are used to speculate on the future direction of the journal and its prospective content. Findings – By tracing key points and features of the development of the journal over the past seven years, this paper identifies a growing need for critique of international business in all its various forms, and, especially from inter, multi and trans‐disciplinary perspectives. Originality/value – This is the first attempt to evaluate critical perspectives on international business . As such, it offers a foundation from which to speculate on the future development of both the journal and the field of critical studies on international business. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png critical perspectives on international business Emerald Publishing

Reflections on seven years of critical perspectives on international business An extended editorial

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1742-2043
DOI
10.1108/17422041111180755
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this extended editorial is to reflect on the journey of critical perspectives on international business over the past seven years and to look forward to future issues and potential concerns of the journal. In addition, the contents of the current issue are introduced. Design/methodology/approach – Using the form of a conversation between the journal's co‐editors, the development of the journal and features of its content over the last seven years are discussed, and related to the ever changing external context. The current trends and concerns emerging in the field of international business are used to speculate on the future direction of the journal and its prospective content. Findings – By tracing key points and features of the development of the journal over the past seven years, this paper identifies a growing need for critique of international business in all its various forms, and, especially from inter, multi and trans‐disciplinary perspectives. Originality/value – This is the first attempt to evaluate critical perspectives on international business . As such, it offers a foundation from which to speculate on the future development of both the journal and the field of critical studies on international business.

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critical perspectives on international businessEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 25, 2011

Keywords: critical perspectives on international business ; Trans‐disciplinary; Journal rankings; Global financial crisis; International business; Journals

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