Sub-theme 23: (Geo-)Political Implications of International Business

Marie-Laure Salles, SciencesPo, France
Nathalie Belhoste, Grenoble Ecole de Management, France
Jonathan Murphy, Cardiff Business School, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, M A121 (1st floor)
Political Risks: Balancing Home and Host Countries
Chair: Nathalie Belhoste
Ilan Alon and John Anderson
Political risk and Chinese outward foreign direct investment
Grimm Noh, Dongyoub Shin and Kiwon Jung
Geopolitical embeddedness in home country and outbound globalization: Collusive links in business-politics relations and Chinese MNCs’ international expansion
Session II: Thursday, July 06, 14:00 to 15:30, M A121 (1st floor)
Politics through Knowledge and Norms
Chair: Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic
Mehdi Boussebaa and James Faulconbridge
Global professional service firms as world organizers: a political perspective
Nahoi Koo
Transnational brain circulation in South Korea's creative economy
Julius N. Nyiawung and John Geary
Multinationals in the new frontiers: The role of geopolitics, power relations and informal institutions in the management of employment practices in multinational subsidiaries in Cameroon
Session III: Friday, July 07, 09:00 to 10:30, M A121 (1st floor)
The Politics of CSR and CSR as Politics (1)
Chair: Jonathan Murphy
Ville-Pekka Sorsa and Martin Fougère
Political explanations of change in corporate responsibilities
Bobby Banerjee
Transnational power and translocal governance: The politics of corporate responsibility
Session IV: Friday, July 07, 11:00 to 12:30, M A121 (1st floor)
The Politics of CSR and CSR as Politics (2)
Chair: Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic
Sameer Azizi
MNCs as political actors in contexts of anarchy - the case of mobile telecommunications industry in Afghanistan
Inès Dhaouadi, Assâad El Akremi and Jean-Pascal Gond
How multinational corporations politicise Corporate Social Responsibility to face radical geopolitical changes: The government of Shell Tunisia during the revolution
Dorottya Sallai and Ali Taleb
Non-market strategies through the integration of CPA-CSR activities of western multinationals in developing markets: Post-socialist versus post-colonial contexts
Session V: Friday, July 07, 14:00 to 15:30, M A121 (1st floor)
International Organizations and Politics
Chair: Jonathan Murphy
Pouya Seifzadeh and Isar Kiani
The consequences and outcomes of Multinationals’ interaction with formal and informal political networks on regional international dynamics
Stine Haakonsson, Johanna Gammelgaard and Sine Nørholm Just
Corporate scramble for Africa? Exploring the interrelations of international business and politics in the case of New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition
Angela Heucher
How Positions in the Organizational Field Matter: International Organizations’ Perceptions and Cooperative-Competitive Relations
José Carlos Marques
Bringing the states back in: A field-level perspective on government involvement in private regulation
Session VI: Saturday, July 08, 09:00 to 10:30, M A121 (1st floor)
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Session VII: Saturday, July 08, 11:00 to 12:30, M A121 (1st floor)
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