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Examination Literature

International Management

IM can only be chosen as a MINOR, if you have attended the course THEORY of INTERNATIONAL FIRM AND INTERNATIONAL MARKET ENTRY STRATEGY or GLOBAL STRATEGY!

(A) Course: Theory of International Firm AND the book:

Mats Forsgren, Theories of the Multinational Firm: A Multidimensional Creature in the Global Economy., Edward Elgar Publishing

(B) Courses: International Market Entry Strategy or (C) Global Strategy.

If you have not attended Global Strategy and International Market Entry Strategy, the following literature is relevant for the exam:

  1. a) M. W. Peng, Global Strategic Management, South-Western, Cengage Learning  OR->
  1. b) Alain Verbeke, International Business Strategy, Cambridge University Press   AND ->
  2. Welch, L. S., Benito, G. R., & Petersen, B., Foreign operation methods: Theory, analysis, strategy, Edward Elgar Publishing 

The oral examination refers to two parts:

I. Presentation of the results of the master thesis (15-20 minutes) - with 3-4 questions (15 minutes); the questions refer to the thesis and the theory of international firm.

II. Examination in the Minor part! (4 questions: 20 - 30 minutes) (based on (A), B), (C) ; you can choose between (B) or (C). Please inform me in advance which topic and book you will choose.

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