International Business Theories

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2020/21
Vakcode EBB108A05
Vaknaam International Business Theories
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam International Business Theories
Leerdoelen 1) Understand basic theories used in international business.
2) Critically reflect upon theories in international business.
3) Apply the theoretical insights.
4) Read academic papers.
Omschrijving This course introduces the most relevant theories used in the field of international business. After an introductory discussion of what IB is, its historical roots, and its key findings, we discuss the main theories as they have been developed in the field. Each session is devoted to a specific theoretical lens that has been used in IB to understand the internationalizing firm and the multinational enterprise.
The theories are among others related to internationalization, international strategic management, cross-cultural management and international trade.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -groepspresentatie,  -schriftelijk tentamen (open en mc vragen)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. R.W. de Vries
Docent(en) dr. J. Canello ,dr. R.W. de Vries ,prof. dr. H.J. Drogendijk ,prof. dr. A.R. Muller
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Selected papers (all downloadable) Various
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen For more information contact the secretary, gem.feb@rug.nl, +31 (0)50 3633458
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor Internship Business Research) 3 semester I b keuzegroep
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor B&M/TM) 3 semester I b keuze
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor Management Control) 3 semester I b keuzegroep
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (minor Management Control) 3 semester I b keuzegroep
Courses Exchange (BSc): semester 1.1 and 1.2 not open (due to corona measures)  (Courses Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access (sem 1.1 & 1.2 not open)) 3 semester I b keuze