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  • Dear All,

    A change to cases - I am awaiting some new cases and took off the ones that will be replaced.

    Housing anywhere is the one with which we start.



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    Please read the course description before the first lesson.

    Please read 

    1) case Housing Anywhere.com from materials before the first lesson (available in materials-section)

    2) ch 1 from Cavusgil, Knight & Riesenberg (available in materials-section)

    3) Manyika, Lund 12.2.2019 The next era of globalisation will be shaped by customers, technology and value chains, Harvard business review (available in materials)

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    Visitor, Sales manager Olli-Pekka Holamo from Flexmill Oy 17.30-19.00.

    Please be in time!

    Please check www.flexmill.fi before the lesson and prepare questions on their internationalisation based on readings of 5th and 6th May.

    Please read

    Hill et al (2012) Entry strategy and strategic alliances  (available in materials)

    Bouquet, Birkinshaw et Barsoux (2016) Fighting the headquarter knows best syndome MIT Sloan Management review 57 (29) 59-66 (From aalto online library)

    Bamford, Ernst & Fubinei (2004) Launching a world-class joint venture, Harvard Business Reviw 82 (2) 90-100

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    Please read 

    Czinkota, Ronkainen & Moffet ch 11 (available in materials)

    Czinkota, Ronkainen & Moffet ch 14

    Case Sonae

    Peng & Meyer (2011) Building global strategies (available in materials)

    Birkinshaw, J. & Hood, N. (2001) Unleash innovation in foreign subsidiaries, Harward Business Review, 79 (3) 131-137 http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=540037&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=ns192260

     Bartlett, C. and S. Ghoshal. 1986. Tap your subsidiaries for global reach. Harvard Business Review, (November-December): 87-94. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=4147986&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=ns192260

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    Päivi Käri-Zein will introduce how national cultures and differences beween countries affect behaviour and management practices 19.15-20.45

    Before that we'll study the materials:

    Please read

    1)    Sebenius, J. (2002) The hidden challenge of cross-border negotiations, Harward Business Review (March) 76-85

    2)    Francesco, M.A. and Gold, B.A. (1998) Culture and organizational behavior, ch 2, in International Organisational Behavior, Upper Saddle River, Prentice Hall

    3)    Silvio Napoli Case (will be available in MyCourses)

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    Visitor Chief Business Development Officer, Defence, DA-Group, Kristian Tornivaara

     Please prepare questions based on what you have learnt on internationalisation so far. Check https://www.da-group.fi/sectors/defence/products

     Prepare for a class discussion on how as an entrepreneur you may internationalize from the day one.

     Please read

    1) Schrage, M. 2016. The Best Entrepreneurs Think Globally, Not Just Digitally: Harvard Business Review. (March) https://hbr.org/2016/03/the-best-entrepreneurs-think-globally-not-just-digitally

    2) Kerr, W.R. (2016) Harnessing the best of globalization. MIT Sloan Management Review 58 (1) 58-67

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    Location choice and how to attract firms to a country?


     1.     Shenkar & Luo. 2004. International Location Selection (in Chapter 10), pages 260-269. International Business. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

     2.     Porter, M. & Rivkin, J. 2012. Choosing the United States: Harvard Business Review. (March): 80-93. https://hbr.org/2012/03/choosing-the-united-states

    Global Supply Chains


    Mudambi, R. & Venzin, M. (2010) The strategic nexus of offshoring and outsourcins decisions. Journal of management studies, 47 (8), 1510- 1533

     Swartz, J. (2010) Timberland's CEO on Standing Up to 65,000 Angry Activists: Harvard Business Review. (September). http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=52999791&site=ehost-live&authtype=sso&custid=ns192260


    The role of management boards, board of directors, advisory boards and advisors in helping firms enter and expand abroad


    Nueno,. P. (2016) The future of governance: 10 trends for the board of 2020. IESE Insight Issue 29, 45-51

     Cossin, D. & Metayer, E. (2014) How strategic is your board? MIT Sloan Management Review, 56 (1), 37-43

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    Mergers and acquisitions as internationalization strategies.

     Group case Canafin A case as background reading (to be confirmed)

     Marks, M. and P. Mirvis. 2001. Making mergers and acquisition work. Academy of Management Executive, 15(2): 80-93.


    Bhattacharya, C.B. (2020, May 15) How the great COVID19 reset can help firms build a sustainable future. World Economic Forum

     Course summary + Q & A


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    In the end of the course the feedback of the feedback given will appear here as well as your grades.