jcgibl > Focus & ScopeJoin the board
Journal of Corporate Governance and International Business Law Cover

Journal of Corporate Governance and International Business Law

ISSN: 2584-1327


Focus and Scope

About the Journal

The Journal of Corporate Governance and International Business Law [2584-1327(e)] is a peer-reviewed hybrid open-access journal inaugurated in 2018, dedicated to exploring the realms of corporate governance and international business law. The journal provides a comprehensive platform for scholarly discourse on effective governance mechanisms and their intersections with international business (IB) research.

Focus and Scope

  • Corporate Governance: Examination of corporate governance principles encompassing accountability, fairness, transparency, and leadership, Exploration of stakeholder management, governance approaches, and their impact on corporate strategy and firm performance, Analysis of the role of the board of directors, investments, and the institutional framework in shaping corporate governance.
  • International Business Law: Delving into the legal aspects of international diversification, including the merger process, financial firms, and non-financial firms, Consideration of information asymmetry, ownership structure, and the impact of systemic crises on firm value in the context of international business.
  • Subsidiary Mandates: Research on the evolution and development of subsidiaries within multinational enterprises (MNCs), Examination of factors influencing subsidiary mandates, growth, and potential losses within the MNC framework.
  • Business Ethics: Exploration of ethical behavior, philanthropy, and corporate contributions in the international business landscape, Consideration of the role of business ethics in different cultural contexts and its adaptation to international business practices.
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): Analysis of academic studies and managerial conceptions of CSR in the international business sphere, Emphasis on the Progressive Era, CSR education, and the evolving roles of large corporations in environmental sustainability and ethical responsibility.
  • Business Groups: Investigation into various forms of business groups, including family-owned, widely-held, and state-owned enterprises, Examination of agency theory, transaction cost theory, and relational perspectives in understanding vertical and horizontal linkages within business groups.

The Journal of Corporate Governance and International Business Law invites scholarly contributions, research papers, and case studies that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in corporate governance, international business law, and their interplay. The journal aims to foster interdisciplinary discussions and insights that enhance our understanding of the legal and governance aspects of international business operations.