The Covid-19 pandemic: towards a societally engaged IB perspective

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dc.contributor.author Dörrenbächer, Christoph
dc.contributor.author Sinkovics, Rudolf R
dc.contributor.author Becker-Ritterspach, Florian
dc.contributor.author Boussebaa, Mehdi
dc.contributor.author Curran, Louise
dc.contributor.author de Jonge, Alice
dc.contributor.author Khan, Zaheer
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-28T01:33:35Z
dc.date.available 2021-06-28T01:33:35Z
dc.date.issued 2021-5-6
dc.identifier.citation Critical Perspectives on International Business 17(2):149-164 06 May 2021
dc.identifier.issn 1742-2043
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/2292/55414
dc.description.abstract <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Purpose</jats:title> <jats:p>This viewpoint takes up the Covid-19 pandemic as a trigger for a research agenda around societally engaged international business (IB) research.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Design/methodology/approach</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper is organized as a viewpoint. First, it provides an overview of Covid-19 research in business and management and IB in particular. Second, it introduces a societally engaged IB perspective, around poverty and human rights as well as trade.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Findings</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper offers an annotated introduction to the paper contributions of the special issue with three clusters, “re-reading the crisis”, “crisis protectionism” and “firm strategies during the pandemic”.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Research limitations/implications</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper points to future research opportunities in terms of crisis management and societally engaged IB research.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Practical implications</jats:title> <jats:p>The Covid-19 crisis poses new questions for research on international business and its related disciplines. In particular, the political, economic and societal disruption which the pandemic has caused highlights the importance of addressing broader societal issues such as climate change, poverty and inequality through a purposeful and forward-looking research agenda.</jats:p> </jats:sec> <jats:sec> <jats:title content-type="abstract-subheading">Originality/value</jats:title> <jats:p>The paper and the special issue are some of the first combined research outputs on the Covid-19 pandemic in international business.</jats:p> </jats:sec>
dc.language en
dc.publisher Emerald
dc.relation.ispartofseries Critical Perspectives on International Business
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dc.subject Social Sciences
dc.subject Business
dc.subject Business & Economics
dc.subject Crisis
dc.subject Covid-19
dc.subject Research agenda
dc.subject International business
dc.subject Pandemic
dc.subject 1503 Business and Management
dc.subject 1608 Sociology
dc.title The Covid-19 pandemic: towards a societally engaged IB perspective
dc.type Journal Article
dc.identifier.doi 10.1108/cpoib-02-2021-0021
pubs.issue ahead-of-print
pubs.begin-page 149
pubs.volume ahead-of-print
dc.date.updated 2021-05-20T00:48:41Z
dc.rights.holder Copyright: Emerald Publishing Limited en
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pubs.end-page 164
pubs.publication-status Published
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pubs.subtype Article
pubs.subtype Early Access
pubs.subtype Journal
pubs.elements-id 853094
dc.identifier.eissn 1758-6062
pubs.online-publication-date 2021-5-6


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