Meta-Analytic Research in International Business and International Management
25 Pages Posted: 27 Jan 2013
Date Written: January 26, 2013
Over the past decade, international business and international management researchers have utilized meta-analytic approaches to synthesizing findings in the extant literature. This chapter reviews the studies published in the top-five international business and management journals from 2004 to 2012. The review investigates major problems in the published meta-analyses by evaluating their overall analyses as well as the approaches utilized. Findings of this review reveal differences amongst the journals and improvements in the approaches applied in recent years. The chapter ends by discussing why and how international business and management researchers need to focus more on methodological fundamentals in their applications of meta-analysis.
Keywords: Meta-Analysis, International Business, International Management
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