What really matters in international operations?


Despite having generated a growing body of literature the subject of international operations is only vaguely defined and lacks any common and accepted frameworks. The aim of this paper is to introduce some clarity into the arena by examining international operations from the perspective of the body of research, the content of some seminal texts, and the practical considerations of firms that have set up and are managing operations in foreign countries. Research output in International Operations is analysed using a model, the dimensions of which have been identified from the core literature and cases of industrial companies. The analysis highlights the range of problems and issues that have been of interest to the community involved in International Operations research and teaching.

Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School > Operations & Information Management
Event Title: 8th International Conference of European Operations Management Association
Event Type: Other
Event Dates: 2001-06-03 - 2001-06-05
Uncontrolled Keywords: international operations,models,teaching,research
PURE Output Type: Conference contribution
Published Date: 2001
Authors: Bennett, David (ORCID Profile 0000-0003-1480-8652)



Version: Accepted Version

Export / Share Citation


Additional statistics for this record