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Management from the Edge

How do we understand emerging economies and the role of business?

Interview Themes: Management and business models in emerging markets; growth in emerging markets; role of business; developing countries and business; government and private sector roles; public provision of public service; corporate role in emergent economies; shareholder interests; social contract and business interest in developing economies; rise of multinational companies.


Interview: Professor Michael Useem from Wharton Business School at University of Pennsylvania explores how Western companies can learn from India. Professor Useem identifies four ways that Indian companies do business a distinct manner.


Interview: Professor Tarun Khanna from the Harvard Business School discusses emerging economies and corporate responsibility looking at government and private sector roles in companies in developing economies.

Interview: Professor Alan Rugman from the Henley Business School, University of Reading discusses growth in emerging economy multinational firms in countries such as China and India.


Bruton, Garry D., Ireland, Duane R. and Ketchen, David J. (2012) Toward a Research Agenda on the Informal Economy. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 3

Bloom, Nicholas; Genakos, Christos; Sadun, Raffaella and Van Reenen, John. (2012) Management Practices Across Firms and Countries. Academy of Management Perspectives, Feb2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1

Vassolo, Roberto S.; Castro, Julio O. De, and Gomez-Mejia, Luis R. (2011) Managing in Latin America: Common Issues and a Research Agenda. Academy of Management Perspectives, Nov2011, Vol. 25 Issue 4

Kristie, James. (2010) May This "India Way" Paper Be a Change AgentAcademy of Management Perspectives, May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2

Khavul, Susanna. (2010) Microfinance: Creating Opportunities for the Poor? Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2010, Vol. 24 Issue 3

Gulati, Ranjay. (2010) Management Lessons from the Edge. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2

Cappelli, Peter; Singh, Harbir; Singh, Jitendra and Useem, Michael. (2010) The India Way: Lessons for the U.S. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2 

Yadong, Luo and Huaichuan, Rui. (2009) Toward Multinational Enterprises From Emerging Economies An Ambidexterity Perspective. Academy of Management Executive, Nov2009, Vol. 23 Issue 4

Cappelli, Peter. (2009) The Future of the U.S. Business Model and the Rise of Competitors. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2

Guillen, Mauro F. and Garcia-Canal, Esteban. (2009) The American Model of the Multinational Firm and the "New" Multinationals From Emerging Economies. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2

Khanna, Tarun. (2009) Learning From Economic Experiments in China and India. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2

Gupta, Anil K. and Govindarajan, Vijay. (2001) Converting global presence into global competitive advantage. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2001, Vol. 15 Issue 2

Wood Jr., Thomaz and Caldas, Miguel P. (2002) Adopting imported managerial expertise in developing countries: The Brazilian Experience. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2002, Vol. 16 Issue 2

Lee, Sang M. (2002) South Korea: From the land of morning clam to ICT hotbed. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2

Other AMP journal articles by Professor Michael Useem and Professor Alan M. Rugman:
Useem, Michael. (1998) Corporate Leadership in a Globalizing Equity Market. Academy of Management Perspectives, May2010, Vol. 24 Issue 2

Rugman, Alan M. (2002) The Quest for Global Dominance: Transforming Global Presence into Global Competitive Advantage. Academy of Management Perspectives, Aug2002, Vol. 16 Issue 3

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