Entry mode choice of MNEs, especially international joint ventures. Previous published contributions have included the analysis of patterns of activity and distribution of UK international joint ventures, and examination of the core dimensions of joint venture activity: strategic motives for joint venture formation, partner selection criteria, management control of joint ventures, and joint venture performance.
Other current research projects include:
Internationalisation of R&D - An examination of the nature and extent to which R&D activities of multinational enterprises internationalise. The specific focus is the identification of location determinants of international R&D activities of MNEs.
Teaching in 2015-2016
IB9EU0: Research in International Business
IB93P0: International Business
Keith Glaister is Associate Dean and Professor of International Business. Before joining Warwick Business School, he was Dean of Sheffield University Management School (2005-2013) and before that Pro Dean for Learning and Teaching at Leeds University Business School, where he was also Professor of International Strategic Management. He is an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences and an elected Fellow of the British Academy of Management. He has served as an elected member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Business Schools (2011-2013) and an elected member of the Council of the British Academy of Management (2006-2012). He has also served as Joint Chair of the ABS Research Steering Committee.
He has been a member of the International Advisory Board of IESEG School of Management, Lille, France, (2006-2013), and was an External Member of the Academic Advisory Board of Ashridge Business School (2006-2012). He is an editorial board member for several journals including the British Journal of Management.
Keith W Glaister (2015)
"The contribution of management to economic growth : a review"
, Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation , Volume 32 , 227-244
Zeng, J. and Glaister, K. W. (2015)
"Competitive dynamics between multinational enterprises and local internet platform companies in the virtual market in China"
, British Journal of Management
Zhang, J., Ahammad, M. F., Tarba, S., Cooper, C. L., Glaister, K. W. and Wang, J. (2015)
"The effect of leadership style on talent retention during merger and acquisition integration : evidence from China"
, The International Journal of Human Resource Management , 26 , 1021-1050
Ahammad, M. F., Tarba, S. Y., Liu, Y. and Glaister, K. W. (2015)
"Knowledge transfer and cross-border acquisition performance : the impact of cultural distance and employee retention"
, International Business Review , 25 , 66-75
Tatoglu, E., Bayraktar, E., Sahadev, S., Demirbag, M. and Glaister, K. W. (2014)
"Determinants of voluntary environmental management practices by MNE subsidiaries"
, Journal of World Business , Volume 49 , 536-548
Ahammad, M. F. and Glaister, K. W. (2013)
"The pre-acquisition evaluation of target firms and cross border acquisition performance"
, International Business Review , Volume 22 , 894-904
Demirbag, M., Frecknall-Hughes, J., Glaister, K. W. and Tatoglu, E. (2013)
"Ethics and taxation : a cross-national comparison of UK and Turkish firms"
, International Business Review , Volume 22 , 100-111
Beleska-Spasova, E. and Glaister, K. W. (2013)
"Intrafirm causal ambiguity in an international context"
, International Business Review , Volume 22 , 32-46
Demirbag, M. and Glaister, K. W. (2010)
"Factors determining offshore location choice for R&D projects : a comparative study of developed and emerging regions"
, Journal of Management Studies , Volume 47 , 1534-1560
Demirbag, M., Tatoglu, E. and Glaister, K. W. (2010)
"Institutional and transaction cost influences on partnership structure of foreign affiliates"
, Management International Review , Volume 50 , 709-745
Beleska-Spasova, E. and Glaister, K. W. (2010)
"Geographic orientation and performance"
, Management International Review , Volume 50 , 533-557
Buckley, P. J., Glaister, K. W., Klijn, E. and Tan, H. (2008)
"Knowledge accession and knowledge acquisition in strategic alliances : the impact of supplementary and complementary dimensions"
, British Journal of Management , Volume 20 , 598-609
Hodgkinson, G. P., Bown, N. J., Maule, A. J., Glaister, K. W. and Pearman, A. D. (1999)
"Breaking the frame : an analysis of strategic cognition and decision making under uncertainty"
, Strategic Management Journal , 20 , 977-985