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Recent publications

Edited Books

  • Ibeh, K., Tolentino, P., Janne, O. and Liu, X. (2017), Growth Frontiers in International Business (London: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Adeleye, I., Ibeh, K., White, L. and Kinoti, A. (2015), The Changing Dynamics of International Business in Africa (London: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Nwankwo, S. and Ibeh, K.I.N. (2014), Routledge Companion to African Business, Taylor and Francis.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. and Davies, S. (2009), Contemporary Challenges to International Business (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).

Book Chapters (Selected)

  • Ibeh, K., Tolentino, P., Janne, O. and Liu, X. (2017), Introduction. In Ibeh, K., Tolentino, P., Janne, O. and Liu, X (eds.), Growth Frontiers in International Business (London: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Ibeh, K. (2015), Rising Africa and its nascent multinational corporations. In In I. Adeleye et al. (eds.), The Changing Dynamics of International Business in Africa, London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Adeleye, I., White, L. Ibeh, K., and Kinoti, A. (2015), The Changing Dynamics of International Business in Africa: Emerging Trends, Key Issues and Implications. In I. Adeleye et al. (eds.), The Changing Dynamics of International Business in Africa. London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Nwankwo, S. and Ibeh, K. (2014), Introduction. In S. Nwankwo and K. Ibeh (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Business in Africa (London: Taylor Francis).
  • Ibeh, K. and Nwankwo, S. (2014), Sustaining the trajectory of Africa’s recent progress. In S. Nwankwo and K. Ibeh (eds.), The Routledge Companion to Business in Africa (London: Taylor Francis).
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. (2012), Internationalization and Entrepreneurial Businesses. In Carter, S. and Jones-Evans, D. (eds.), Enterprise and Small Business 3rd edition.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N., Borchert, O. and Wheeler, C. (2009), “Micromultinationals: Transcending Resource Challenges to International Business”, in Ibeh, K. and S. Davies (eds), Contemporary Challenges to International Business (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan).
  • Borchert, O. and Ibeh, K.I.N. (2008), “The Quintessential Born-Global: Case Evidence from a Rapidly Internationalising Canadian Small Firm”, in Ndubisi Nelson (editor), Internationalisation of Business (Kuala Lumpur: Arah Pendidikan Books).

Journal articles (Selected)

  • Ibeh, K., Awa, I., Makhmadshoev, D. and Madichie, N. (2017), Nascent Multinationals from West Africa: Are Their Foreign Direct Investment Motivations Any Different? International Marketing Review (In Press).
  • Makhmadshoev, D., Ibeh, K.I.N., Crone, M. (2015) Institutional influences on SME exporters under divergent transition paths: Comparative insights from Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, International Business Review, 24 (6), 1025-1038.
  • Ibeh, K. and Kasem, L. (2014), “Internationalisation and Marketing Learning Outcomes: A Study of Exporting Firms from Syria”, Journal of Business Research, 67, 680-685.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N., Wilson, J. and Chizema, A. (2012), The Internationalization of African Firms, 1995-2011: Review and Implications, Thunderbird International Business Review, 54(4), 411-428.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N, and Kasem, L., (2011), “The Network Perspective and the Internationalisation of Small and Medium sized Software firms from Syria”, Industrial Marketing Management, 40(3), 358-367.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N, and Debrah, Y. (2011), “Female Talent Development and African Business Schools”, Journal of World Business, 46(1), 42-49.
  • Dimitratos, P., Lioukas, S., Ibeh, K.I.N, and Wheeler, C. (2009), “Does Foreign Mode Matter? A Pyramid of Effective International Partner Relationship Management in Small Firms”, British Journal of Management, 21 (3), 754-771.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N., Carter, S., Poff. D. and Hamill, J. (2008), “How Focused are the World’s Top rated Business Schools on Educating Women for Global Management?”, Journal of Business Ethics, 83(1), 65-83.
  • Wheeler, C.N., Ibeh, K.I.N. and Dimitratos, P. (2008), “UK Export Performance Research 1990-2003: Review and Theoretical Framework”, International Small Business Journal, 26(2), 207-239.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N., (2005), “Toward Greater Firm-level International Entrepreneurship within the UK Agribusiness Sector: Resource Levers and Strategic Options”, Management International Review, Vol. 45 No 3 (Special Issue), pp. 59-81.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N., Brock J.U. and Zhou J. (2004), “Drop and Pick Survey among Industrial Populations: conceptualisations and empirical evidence”, Industrial Marketing Management, 33 (2), 155-165.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. (2003), “Toward a Contingency Framework of Export Entrepreneurship: Conceptualisations and Empirical Evidence”, Small Business Economics, 15(1), 49-68.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. and Young S (2001), “Exporting as an Entrepreneurial Act: An Empirical Study of Nigerian Firms”, European Journal of Marketing, 35(5/6), 566-586.

Project Reports / Policy Papers (Selected)

  • Ibeh, K.I.N. and Lloyd-Reason, L (2017), “Digital Technologies and SME Internationalisation: A Policy Paper” Report to the OECD, Local Government and Employment Development Programme, May.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. (2013), “African Multinationals: Southern Multinational Corporations from Rising Africa” Draft Report to the Investment Climate Advisory Services, World Bank Group, Washington DC, USA, March.
  • Ibeh, K.I.N. (2009), “What do we know about Indigenous Transnational Corporations from Rising Africa? Why do they Matter?” Draft Report to the Investment Climate Advisory Services, World Bank Group, Washington DC, USA, August.
  • Lloyd-Reason, L. and Ibeh, K.I.N. (2008), “Revised Final report on Top Barriers and Drivers to SME Internationalisation”, submitted to the Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship (WPSMEE), the OECD Secretariat, Paris, November.
  • Mughan, T., Lloyd-Reason, L. and Ibeh, K. and Wall, S. (2007), “European SMEs and the Global Economy: Needs and Support”, Report to the DG Enterprise, European Commission, August.
  • Educating Women for Global Project Final Report to the European Commission, Brussels, November 2005 (with Anu Härkönen)
  • Young, S., Johnson, J., Dimitratos, P. and Ibeh, K. (2003), Micromultinational Research Project Phase II, Scottish Enterprise, Glasgow, May.

Keynotes / Guest Speaker Presentations (Selected)

  • “Emerging Multinational Corporations from Africa”, To be presented at the 2nd Stern Conference on Emerging Market Multinationals, New York State University, USA, Sept 30, 2016.
  • “International Entrepreneurship in the Developing Economies”, To be presented at the Global Entrepreneurship Development Conference, Kingston University London, UK, Sept 30, 2016.
  • “Rising Africa, Emerging African Multinationals”, Academy of International Business sub-Sahara African Chapter’s Inaugural Conference, Riara University, Nairobi, Kenya, August 2014.
  • “Local Governance: International and Nigerian Contexts”, Presented at the Workshop for Visiting Delegation of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, University of Wolverhampton, UK, Jan 17, 2014.
  • “Internationalisation and Marketing Learning Outcomes: A Study of Exporting Firms from Syria”, The 2nd annual Global Innovation and Knowledge Academy Conference, University of Valencia, Spain, July 10, 2013
  • “South-South FDI Trends and Africa’s Emerging Transnational Corporations”, World Bank Global Workshop on Investment Policy, Hilton Danube, Vienna, Austria, May 14-15, 2012.
  • “Giving Back is Good Business”, Africa-Scotland Forum, Glasgow, UK, August 17, 2013.
  • “Personal Branding and Effectiveness”, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, July 18, 2012.
  • “Making a Sustainable Difference in Africa”, St. Andrew’s University, St Andrews, UK, April 18, 2012.
  • “Winning in International Markets”, British Business Group, Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2011.
  • “Excellence in Research: Some Reflections” and “UK and European Higher Education Systems”, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia, June 22-23, 2011.
  • “What do we know about Indigenous Transnational Corporations from Rising Africa? Why do they Matter?”, University of Norwich Business School, Norwich, UK, March 23, 2011; Investment Climate Advisory Services, World Bank Group, Washington DC, USA, Aug. 2009; Morgan State University, Baltimore, USA, Aug. 2009.

Professor Kevin Ibeh