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040312 SE IM: International Strategy & Organization (E) (2011S)

International Strategy and Organization (E)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung


1 Windsperger
2 Windsperger


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Gruppe 1

max. 24 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Freitag 11.03. 13:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal 11
Mittwoch 18.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 4
Mittwoch 18.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 12
Mittwoch 18.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 9
Donnerstag 19.05. 13:00 - 15:00 Seminarraum 2
Donnerstag 19.05. 15:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 6
Donnerstag 19.05. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Freitag 20.05. 13:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

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Gruppe 2

VB: 09.3.11: 14:00-15:00 HS 7

max. 24 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Mittwoch 09.03. 14:00 - 15:00 Hörsaal 7
Montag 09.05. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8
Dienstag 10.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 6
Dienstag 10.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8
Mittwoch 11.05. 14:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal 7
Mittwoch 11.05. 16:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal 12
Donnerstag 12.05. 16:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal 11
Freitag 13.05. 14:00 - 19:00 Hörsaal 7

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Nature of human capital and knowledge based economy
Management of Innovation
Globalization and localization
Social capital
Clusters and cluster initiatives
Culture and economic growth
Islam and Development
Institution and states
Sustainable development, production and consumption
Globalisation, Environment and Trade
Major issue of sustainable development: Energy
Economics of Global Climate Change


Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

C. Evaluation: 100 points
1. Seminar paper: 60 points
2. Presentation: 20 points
3. Class participation / discussion: 20 points

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

The goal of the seminar is to enable students to work with academic literature, particularly, on strategic
management of multi-national firms. By the end of the seminar, the students are expected to have
learned theoretical concepts on strategic management of international enterprises and their application
to the international business environment.


A. Research Paper: Each student has to write and present a seminar paper on one of the below
mentioned topics. At maximum, two students may work on one topic. They may write two
independent papers or one joint paper. The students are expected to look into the latest
literature (last 5-10 years) on the relevant topic.
1. The essence of the seminar paper should be
i. to summarize and criticize the literature
ii. to discuss the practical implications of different theoretical concepts for the
management of multi-national firms
iii. and to identify possible research extensions.
2. The length of the seminar paper (excluding table of contents, references, and
appendices) should be around 15 pages for single paper (written by one student) or 25
pages for group paper (written by two students).
3. Submit the seminar paper to Dildar Hussain (by email) and upload on “Frontor” latest by
May 20, 2011.
4. Submit one hard copy of the seminar paper to the secretary of the Chair of Organization
and Planning (room 3/153) along with a CD containing literature used in the seminar
paper latest by May 20, 2011. Please label the CD with your name and topic.
5. For guidelines on writing seminar papers, have a look on the following webpage
(available in German only).
B. Presentation: All students are required to present their papers in the class.
1. Single paper: 40 minutes (presentation 25-30 minutes, discussion 10-15 minutes)
2. Group paper: 60 minutes (presentation: 40-45 minutes, discussion 15-20 minutes)
3. Please use PowerPoint for presentations, no overhead projector is provided.
4. If two students are working independently on the same topic, they should


D. Seminar paper Topics : The students may work one of the following Seminar Topics
1. The Internationalization Process of SMEs (Schweizer, 2011)
2. Implications of Theory of the Growth of the Firm for Strategic Management of
International Enterprises (Penrose, 1959; Buckely & Casson, 2007)
3. Franchising as a Market Entry Mode of International Enterprises (Doherty, 2006; Park &
Sternquist, 2008)
4. Globalization vs. Regionalization (Fastoso & Whitelock, 2010)
5. The Learning-based View of International Enterprises (Li, 2010; Nordtvedt, Babkus, &
Kedia, 2010)
6. Uppsala Model of Internationalization (Johnson & Vahlne, 1977, 2009; Figueira-De-
Lemos, Johnson, & Vahlne, 2010)
7. Internationality and Performance of the Firms (Väätänen, Podmetina, & Pillania, 2009)
8. Spillovers of International Enterprises for Host Market (Oetzel & Doh, 2009; Meyer &
Sinani, 2009)
9. Innovation and Internationalization (Kyläheiko, 2010; Willaims & Shaw, 2011)
10. The Role of Home and Host Cultures in Strategic Management of International
Enterprises (Dimitratos et al., 2010)
11. Transaction Cost View of Internationalization (Hennart, 2010)
12. The transnational structure of International Business (Garbe & Richter, 2009)
E. Literature: Latest literature on all topics for seminar papers can be searched from online
databases (ABI/INFORM, JSTOR, Sciencedirect, etc.) on https://dbs.univie.ac.at/. Some of the
relevant journals are: Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal,
Organization Studies, Journal of International Management, International Business Review,
Management International Review, Journal of World Business, etc.
Should you have questions or need guidance, feel free to contact Dildar Hussain at

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 07.09.2020 15:29