International Journal of Business and Globalisation
- Editor in Chief
- Prof. Leo Paul Dana
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 12 issues per year
- CiteScore 2020 0.9
IJBG proposes and fosters discussion on various aspects of business and globalisation, including the physical environment and poverty.
Topics covered include
- Globalisation and environmental degradation
- Globalisation and poverty
- Human mobility in a globalised world
- Competition in a global economy
- Indigenous enterprises and the global economy
- Globalisation of SMEs
The objectives of IJBG are to establish an effective channel of communication between policy makers, government agencies, academic and research institutions and persons concerned with the complex role of business and globalisation. The international dimension is emphasised in order to overcome cultural and national barriers and to meet the needs of accelerating technological and ecological change and changes in the global economy.
IJBG provides a vehicle to help academics, researchers, policy makers, managers and entrepreneurs, working in business, to disseminate information and to learn from each other's work.
IJBG publishes original empirical research, conceptual papers, and book reviews.
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- Agenzia Nazionale di Valutazione del sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR)
- Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities
Editor in Chief
- Dana, Leo Paul, Montpellier Business School, France
- Rezaei, Shahamak, Roskilde University, Denmark
Regional Editor Asia
- Misra, Subhas C., IIT Kanpur, India
Regional Editor Europe
- Lasch, Frank, Groupe Sup de Co Montpellier Business School, France
Editorial Board Members
- Alon, Ilan, University of Agder, Norway
- Anderson, Robert B., University of Regina, Canada
- Chand, Anand, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
- Chew, Soon Beng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
- Cook, Steve, Oregon State University, USA
- Dabic, Marina, Nottingham Trent University, UK and University of Zagreb, Croatia
- Daskalaki, Eirini, ACC Akademia College, Cyprus
- Datta, Saroj Kumar, Galgotias University , India
- Donia, Enrica, University of Palermo , Italy
- Elo, Maria, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
- Esposito, Paolo, Eastern Pidmont University, Italy
- Gaddefors, Johan, University of Gavle, Sweden
- Guieu, Gilles, Aix-Marseille Université, France
- Hall, C. Michael, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Heikkinen, Hannu I., University of Oulu, Finland
- Heilbrunn, Sibylle, Kinneret Academic College on the Sea of Galilee, Israel
- Inal, Gözde, European University of Lefke, Cyprus
- Jabłoński, Marek, University of Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland
- Jafari-Sadeghi, Vahid, Northumbria University, UK
- Jaganjac, Jamila, University of Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Karatas-Ozkan, Mine, University of Southampton, UK
- Krueger, Jr, Norris, Entrepreneurship Northwest, USA
- Litvin, Stephen W., College of Charleston, USA
- Märk, Stefan, Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, Austria
- Mason, Michela C., University of Udine, Italy
- Mason, Nicholas, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
- Matlay, Harry, UCE Birmingham, UK
- McElwee, Gerard, University of Huddersfield, UK
- McIntyre, John R., Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
- Meron, Orly C., Bar-Ilan University, Israel
- Missens, Richard, First Nations University, Canada
- Musso, Domenico, Pontificia Università Lateranense, Italy
- Obrecht, Jean-Jacques, Université se Strasbourg, France
- Ohkita, Kenichi, Aichi University, Japan
- Omrane, Amina, University of Sfax and IHEC Carthage, Tunisia
- Paranque, Bernard, Kedge Business School, France
- Peris Ortiz, Marta, Universidad Politècnica de Valencia, Spain
- Pillania, Rajesh K., Management Development Institute Gurgaon, India
- Polke, Jürgen, University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg, Austria
- Prestamburgo, Sonia, University of Trieste, Italy
- Pullar, Gordon L., University of Alaska Fairbanks, USA
- Ramadani, Veland, South-East European University, Macedonia, F.Y.R.
- Ratten, Vanessa, La Trobe University, Australia
- Riseth, Jan Age, Norut Social Science Research, Norway
- Rossi, Matteo, University of Sannio, Italy
- Roy, Achinto, Deakin University, Australia
- Salamzadeh, Aidin, University of Tehran, Iran
- Sandberg, Susanne, Linnaeus University, Sweden
- Sangle, Shirish, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), India
- Schaper, Michael, Bond University, Australia
- Sgroi, Filippo, University of Palermo, Italy
- Troise, Ciro, Università degli Studi della Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Italy
- Unruh, John, University of Alaska, USA
- Vitolla, Filippo, LUM Jean Monnet University, Italy
- Walters, Craig, Tipperary Institute, Ireland
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The bank of the living dead
2 March, 2021
The term "zombie firm" was coined in the late 1980s in the context of "zombie banks". In fiction, the word zombie itself usually refers to a monstrous creature that is animated and yet dead. In the context of finance, however, we might think of a zombie as a commercial organization that remains active and yet is unable to pay its debts nor generate a profit. Moreover, the life of a zombie firm is often prolonged artificially by subsidies from third parties such as governments and foreign investors. Nguyen Thi Tuong Anh, Doan Quang Hung, Nam Hoang Vu, and Bui Anh Tuan of the Foreign Trade University in Hanoi, Vietnam, suggesting that addressing the problem of zombie firms is an important issue at the international level. They point out that many zombie firms are state-owned and invested in foreign transition economies. Writing in the International Journal of Business and Globalisation, the team explains how they have used longitudinal data concerning enterprises and the local business environment in a transition economy to devise a solution to the problem [...]More details...