ORIENTATION : It is considered important to take stock periodically of the present channels
available for communication of scholarly discourse and research, something that has not been
done in international management in South Africa.
RESEARCH PURPOSE : This study aimed to not only identify the gaps in South African international
management research, but also to serve as a source of international management research
with a South African focus in order to aid future South African international management
MOTIVATION FOR THE STUDY : As South African business become more global and international
management plays a more central role in business practice, the importance and relevance
of international management increases, thus necessitating a greater research focus on
RESEARCH DESIGN, APPROACH AND METHOD : A content analysis was conducted on the 1313
articles published in the seven South African management journals between 2004 and 2013.
MAIN FINDINGS : Not only is a mere 2.7% of all articles published in the seven South African
management journals between 2004 and 2013 focused on international management, but there
was also a decline in the number of international management articles published.
CONTRIBUTIONS / VALUE-ADD : This study will not only help to identify the gaps in international
management research in South Africa, but will also serve as a source of South African
international management research for future researchers and academics.
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