Journal of International Business Studies

(The TQCC of Journal of International Business Studies is 17. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Implementing the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals in international business136
Navigating cross-border institutional complexity: A review and assessment of multinational nonmarket strategy research128
Dealing with dynamic endogeneity in international business research102
Why the world economy needs, but will not get, more globalization in the post-COVID-19 decade97
Innovation in and from emerging economies: New insights and lessons for international business research93
Family firm internationalization: Past research and an agenda for the future87
The world economy will need even more globalization in the post-pandemic 2021 decade85
Fifty years of methodological trends in JIBS: Why future IB research needs more triangulation85
Reconciling theory and context: How the case study can set a new agenda for international business research83
State governance and technological innovation in emerging economies: State-owned enterprise restructuration and institutional logic dissonance in China’s high-speed train sector78
The influence of expatriate cultural intelligence on organizational embeddedness and knowledge sharing: The moderating effects of host country context75
The anatomy of an award-winning meta-analysis: Recommendations for authors, reviewers, and readers of meta-analytic reviews72
Unraveling the effects of cultural diversity in teams: A retrospective of research on multicultural work groups and an agenda for future research71
Research methods in international business: The challenge of complexity69
Back to basics: Behavioral theory and internationalization66
A general framework of digitization risks in international business64
Methodological practices in international business research: An after-action review of challenges and solutions57
Global scaling as a logic of multinationalization57
The theory and empirics of the structural reshaping of globalization56
Impact of informal institutions on the prevalence, strategy, and performance of family firms: A meta-analysis55
Institutional investment horizons and firm valuation around the world54
Illusions of techno-nationalism54
Foreign subsidiary CSR as a buffer against parent firm reputation risk53
Toward an action-based view of dynamic capabilities for international business51
Foreign direct investment along the Belt and Road: A political economy perspective51
Are firms with foreign CEOs better citizens? A study of the impact of CEO foreignness on corporate social performance47
Multinational energy utilities in the energy transition: A configurational study of the drivers of FDI in renewables45
What’s so special about born globals, their entrepreneurs or their business model?45
Best of both worlds: How embeddedness fit in the host unit and the headquarters improve repatriate knowledge transfer45
Robots do not get the coronavirus: The COVID-19 pandemic and the international division of labor42
Toward a loose coupling view of digital globalization41
The rise of techno-geopolitical uncertainty: Implications of the United States CHIPS and Science Act40
Platform-based mobile payments adoption in emerging and developed countries: Role of country-level heterogeneity and network effects40
Multinational enterprises and natural disasters: Challenges and opportunities for IB research40
Charting new courses to enter foreign markets: Conceptualization, theoretical framework, and research directions on non-traditional entry modes39
The role of business models in firm internationalization: An exploration of European electricity firms in the context of the energy transition39
E-platform use and exporting in the context of Alibaba: A signaling theory perspective38
Long-term energy transitions and international business: Concepts, theory, methods, and a research agenda37
Sharing economy: International marketing strategies37
Foreignness research in international business: Major streams and future directions33
Multinationality, portfolio diversification, and asymmetric MNE performance: The moderating role of real options awareness33
The effect of international takeover laws on corporate resource adjustments: Market discipline and/or managerial myopia?32
Beyond addressing multicollinearity: Robust quantitative analysis and machine learning in international business research32
Springboard MNEs under de-globalization31
The dark side of globalization: Evidence from the impact of COVID-19 on multinational companies31
Does social trust affect international contracting? Evidence from foreign bond covenants31
Informal institutions and international business: Toward an integrative research agenda30
Control changes in multinational corporations: Adjusting control approaches in practice30
A cross-cultural exploratory analysis of pandemic growth: The case of COVID-1929
International evidence on state ownership and trade credit: Opportunities and motivations28
Informal institutions, entrepreneurs’ political participation, and venture internationalization28
Internationalization of the firm: A discourse-based view28
The local co-evolution of firms and governments in the Information Age28
No place like home: The effect of exporting to the country of origin on the financial performance of immigrant-owned SMEs27
MNE responses to carbon pricing regulations: Theory and evidence27
Public sentiment is everything: Host-country public sentiment toward home country and acquisition ownership during institutional transition26
International business in the digital age: Global strategies in a world of national institutions25
National culture and international business: A path forward25
Leviathan as foreign investor: Geopolitics and sovereign wealth funds25
The long-term energy transition: Drivers, outcomes, and the role of the multinational enterprise24
Speed and synchronization in foreign market network entry: A note on the revisited Uppsala model24
New connectivity in the fragmented world24
Sister cities, cross-national FDI, and the subnational FDI location decision24
Replication studies in international business24
Positive institutional changes through peace: The relative effects of peace agreements and non-market capabilities on FDI24
Regional and global strategies of MNEs: Revisiting Rugman & Verbeke (2004)23
Foreign ownership and corporate excess perks23
To make JIBS matter for a better world23
Putting qualitative international business research in context(s)23
Taking chances? The effect of CEO risk propensity on firms’ risky internationalization decisions22
The impact of multinational enterprises on community informal institutions and rural poverty22
Business groups and the study of international business: A Coasean synthesis and extension22
The declining share of primary data and the neglect of the individual level in international business research22
A review of the internationalization of state-owned firms and sovereign wealth funds: Governments’ nonbusiness objectives and discreet power22
Externalization in the platform economy: Social platforms and institutions20
The effects of trade integration on formal and informal entrepreneurship: The moderating role of economic development20
Methodological fit for empirical research in international business: A contingency framework20
Protecting intellectual property in foreign subsidiaries: An internal network defense perspective20
Terrorism-induced uncertainty and firm R&D investment: A real options view20
Corruption level and uncertainty, FDI and domestic investment20
Social movements and international business activities of firms20
Government procurement and financial statement certification: Evidence from private firms in emerging economies20
Neglected elements: What we should cover more of in international business research19
Home-market economic development as a moderator of the self-selection and learning-by-exporting effects19
Running out of steam? A political incentive perspective of FDI inflows in China19
Family-owned multinational enterprises in the post-pandemic global economy19
Chief marketing officers’ discretion and firms’ internationalization: An empirical investigation18
Beyond the double-edged sword of cultural diversity in teams: Progress, critique, and next steps18
Jurisdiction shopping and foreign location choice: The role of market and nonmarket experience in the European solar energy industry18
Populist discourse and entrepreneurship: The role of political ideology and institutions18
Taxes, institutions, and innovation: Theory and international evidence18
Scaling digital solutions for wicked problems: Ecosystem versatility17
MNC responses to international NGO activist campaigns: Evidence from Royal Dutch/Shell in apartheid South Africa17
Do foreign firms help make local firms greener? Evidence of environmental spillovers in China17
The influence of generalized and arbitrary institutional inefficiencies on the ownership decision in cross-border acquisitions17