The International Business Group aims to advance our understanding of business in a semi-globalised world.

Members of the International Business group publish their work in leading academic journals and have served in leadership positions for key professional associations, including the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. They regularly give keynote speeches at conferences, undertake consultancy, and teach on programmes for senior executives and professionals.

Doctoral students contribute to research and teaching, and doctoral student applications are encouraged.



    The group conduct pioneering research on global issues facing established and entrepreneurial firms, including global value chains, make-or-buy decisions, technological upgrading, innovation and global entrepreneurship, political risk and government-industry relations (including corporate diplomacy).

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    Class debate

    Members of the group teach on various programmes:

    Degree programmes

    Our academics teach Global Strategy on:

    They also contribute to the Economics and Management degree.

    Other programmes

    Members of the group also contribute to: