Incluye referencias bibliográficas e índice CONTENIDO: Introduction: International strategy and location specificity -- Creating Value through International Expansion. The Process of International Expansion in Knowledge-Intensive Settings: research questions, theory and summary of findings -- Multilatinas: Emerging Multinationals from Latin America -- Corporate governance and globalization: toward an actor-centred institutional analysis -- Sources of value in global strategy. Firm-Specific and non-firm-specific sources of advantage in international competition -- Chilean foreign direct investment across Latin America: alliances and competitive advantage -- International geography and history in host market competitiveness of foreign multinational enterprises: a research agenda -- Organizing MNCs for value creation. Dual paths to multinational subsidiary performance: networking to learning and autonomy to innovation -- Decentralization of R&D and know-how flows through MNEs: some stylized facts and insights from theory -- Multinational investment and organizational risk: a real options approach -- Global alliances and networks. Globalizing professional services: are networked organizations an answer? -- The impact of personal and organizational ties on strategic alliance characteristics and performance: a study of alliances in the USA, Israel and Taiwan -- Internationalization, complexity and organizational transformation. The roles of the corporate level in the internationalization process of the firm -- 'Wireless apostles' and 'Global emperors?: strategies for domination in a global arena.