Professor Trevor Buck

  • Research Professor (Management)

Biography

Trevor Buck is part-time Research Professor in International Business and Business Policy after a forty-year career as lecturer/professor at universities in Belfast, Nottingham, Perth (Australia), Leicester and Loughborough.

Highlights of his research include papers in the Economic Journal, Academy of Management Journal and six papers since 2001 in the Journal of International Business Studies.


Research interests

Trevor is a member of the International Business and Enterprise research cluster.

Areas of expertise:

  • Executive pay
  • Family business
  • Internationalisation

Publications

List by: Type | Date

Jump to: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008
Number of items: 27.

2019

Zhao, Y., von Delft, S. , Morgan-Thomas, A. and Buck, T. (2019) The evolution of platform business models: exploring competitive battles in the world of platforms. Long Range Planning, (doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2019.101892) (Early Online Publication)

Skovoroda, R., Bruce, A., Buck, T. and Gregory-Smith, I. (2019) Cost-efficient performance-vesting equity. Economics Letters, (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2019.06.002) (Early Online Publication)

D'Angelo, A. and Buck, T. (2019) The earliness of exporting and creeping sclerosis? The moderating effects of firm age, size and centralization. International Business Review, 28(3), pp. 428-437. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2018.11.002)

Skovoroda, R., Goldfinch, S., DeRouen Jr., K. and Buck, T. (2019) The attraction of FDI to conflicted states: the counter-intuitive case of US and gas. Management International Review, 59(2), 229. (doi:10.1007/s11575-018-0374-y)

2018

Fletcher, M., Zhao, Y., Plakoyiannaki, E. and Buck, T. (2018) Three pathways to case selection in International Business: a twenty–year review, analysis and synthesis. International Business Review, 27(4), pp. 755-766. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.12.004)

Ashby, S., Buck, T. , Nöth-Zahn, S. and Peisl, T. (2018) Emerging IT risks: insights from German banking. Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, 43(2), pp. 180-207. (doi:10.1057/s41288-018-0081-8)

Majocchi, A., D’Angelo, A., Forlani, E. and Buck, T. (2018) Bifurcation bias and exporting: can foreign work experience be an answer? Insight from European family SMEs. Journal of World Business, 53(2), pp. 237-247. (doi:10.1016/j.jwb.2017.11.005)

2017

Chew, T. C., Tang, Y. K. , Dimitratos, P. and Buck, T. (2017) The Effects of Cultural Dimensions, Government Regulations and Entrepreneurial Orientation on Firms’ International Performance: A Study of SMEs in Malaysia. 44th Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference UK, Reading, UK, 06-08 Apr 2017.

Zhao, T., Liu, L. and Buck, T. (2017) Do Chinese exporters still need learning spillovers from foreign MNEs? Eurasia: Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 13(8), pp. 5969-5984. (doi:10.12973/eurasia.2017.01045a)

2016

Dimitratos, P. , Buck, T. , Fletcher, M. and Li, N. (2016) The motivation of international entrepreneurship: the case of Chinese transnational entrepreneurs. International Business Review, 25(5), pp. 1103-1113. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.01.012)

D’Angelo, A., Majocchi, A. and Buck, T. (2016) External managers, family ownership and the scope of SME internationalization. Journal of World Business, 51(4), pp. 534-547. (doi:10.1016/j.jwb.2016.01.004)

Zhao, Y., Morgan-Thomas, A., Von Delft, S. and Buck, T. (2016) Survival Through Digital Innovation: How Digitization Accelerates Business Model Evolution. In: Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization, Hong Kong, China, 10-12 Dec 2016,

Zhao, Y., Von Delft, S. , Morgan-Thomas, A. and Buck, T. (2016) Competitive Dynamics in Business Model Evolution: An Analysis of the Chinese Online Group Buying Industry. In: Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization, Hong Kong, China, 10-12 Dec 2016,

2015

Plakoyiannaki, E., Fletcher, M., Buck, T. and Zhao, Y. (2015) Demystifying Case Study Selection in International Business Research. In: British Academy of Management Conference 2015, Portsmouth, UK, 8-10 Sept 2015,

Zhao, Y., Buck, T. and Morgan-Thomas, A. (2015) Business Models, Imitations and the Performance of Entrepreneurial Firms. In: Strategic Management Society 35th Annual International Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 3-6 Oct 2015,

2014

Ott, U., Liu, X. and Buck, T. (2014) How long will the marriage of Sino-Foreign JVs in China last? A theoretical and empirical investigation. International Business Review, 23(5), pp. 873-886. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2014.01.005)

Plakoyiannaki, E., Fletcher, M., Buck, T. and Zhao, Y. (2014) Demystifying Case Study Selection in International Business Research. In: 40th EIBA Annual Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-13 Dec 2014,

2013

D'Angelo, A., Majocchi, A., Zucchella, A. and Buck, T. (2013) Geographical pathways of internationalisation for SMEs: insights from an Italian sample. International Marketing Review, 30(2), pp. 80-105. (doi:10.1108/02651331311314538)

2011

Le, T.V. and Buck, T. (2011) State ownership and listed firm performance: a universally negative governance relationship? Journal of Management and Governance, 15(2), pp. 227-248. (doi:10.1007/s10997-009-9098-5)

Buck, T. (2011) Case selection informed by theory. In: Piekkari, R. and Welch, C. (eds.) Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Research. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK, pp. 192-209. ISBN 9781848441842

2010

Buck, T. , Liu, X. and Ott, U. (2010) Long-term orientation and international joint venture strategies in modern China. International Business Review, 16, pp. 223-234. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2009.12.005)

Liu, X., Lu, J., Filatotchev, I., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2010) Returnee entrepreneurs, knowledge spillovers and innovation in high-tech firms in emerging economies. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(7), pp. 1183-1197. (doi:10.1057/jibs.2009.50)

2009

Filatotchev, I., Liu, X., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2009) The export orientation and export performance of high-technology SMEs in emerging markets: the effects of knowledge transfer by returnee entrepreneurs. Journal of International Business Studies, 40(6), pp. 1005-1021. (doi:10.1057/jibs.2008.105)

Strange, R., Filatotchev, I., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2009) Corporate governance and international business. Management International Review, 49(4), pp. 395-407. (doi:10.1007/s11575-009-0001-z)

Zimmerman, A., Liu, X. and Buck, T. (2009) Employee tenure and the nationality of joint ventures in China. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(11), pp. 2271-2291. (doi:10.1080/09585190903239658)

2008

Buck, T. , Liu, X. and Skovoroda, R. (2008) Top executive pay and firm performance in China. Journal of International Business Studies, 39(5), pp. 833-850. (doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400386)

Wright, M., Liu, X., Buck, T. and Filatotchev, I. (2008) Returnee entrepreneurs, science park location choice and performance: an analysis of high-technology SMEs in China. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32(1), pp. 131-155. (doi:10.1111/j.1540-6520.2007.00219.x)

This list was generated on Sun Dec 15 22:45:49 2019 GMT.
Number of items: 27.

Articles

Zhao, Y., von Delft, S. , Morgan-Thomas, A. and Buck, T. (2019) The evolution of platform business models: exploring competitive battles in the world of platforms. Long Range Planning, (doi:10.1016/j.lrp.2019.101892) (Early Online Publication)

Skovoroda, R., Bruce, A., Buck, T. and Gregory-Smith, I. (2019) Cost-efficient performance-vesting equity. Economics Letters, (doi:10.1016/j.econlet.2019.06.002) (Early Online Publication)

D'Angelo, A. and Buck, T. (2019) The earliness of exporting and creeping sclerosis? The moderating effects of firm age, size and centralization. International Business Review, 28(3), pp. 428-437. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2018.11.002)

Skovoroda, R., Goldfinch, S., DeRouen Jr., K. and Buck, T. (2019) The attraction of FDI to conflicted states: the counter-intuitive case of US and gas. Management International Review, 59(2), 229. (doi:10.1007/s11575-018-0374-y)

Fletcher, M., Zhao, Y., Plakoyiannaki, E. and Buck, T. (2018) Three pathways to case selection in International Business: a twenty–year review, analysis and synthesis. International Business Review, 27(4), pp. 755-766. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2017.12.004)

Ashby, S., Buck, T. , Nöth-Zahn, S. and Peisl, T. (2018) Emerging IT risks: insights from German banking. Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice, 43(2), pp. 180-207. (doi:10.1057/s41288-018-0081-8)

Majocchi, A., D’Angelo, A., Forlani, E. and Buck, T. (2018) Bifurcation bias and exporting: can foreign work experience be an answer? Insight from European family SMEs. Journal of World Business, 53(2), pp. 237-247. (doi:10.1016/j.jwb.2017.11.005)

Zhao, T., Liu, L. and Buck, T. (2017) Do Chinese exporters still need learning spillovers from foreign MNEs? Eurasia: Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 13(8), pp. 5969-5984. (doi:10.12973/eurasia.2017.01045a)

Dimitratos, P. , Buck, T. , Fletcher, M. and Li, N. (2016) The motivation of international entrepreneurship: the case of Chinese transnational entrepreneurs. International Business Review, 25(5), pp. 1103-1113. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2016.01.012)

D’Angelo, A., Majocchi, A. and Buck, T. (2016) External managers, family ownership and the scope of SME internationalization. Journal of World Business, 51(4), pp. 534-547. (doi:10.1016/j.jwb.2016.01.004)

Ott, U., Liu, X. and Buck, T. (2014) How long will the marriage of Sino-Foreign JVs in China last? A theoretical and empirical investigation. International Business Review, 23(5), pp. 873-886. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2014.01.005)

D'Angelo, A., Majocchi, A., Zucchella, A. and Buck, T. (2013) Geographical pathways of internationalisation for SMEs: insights from an Italian sample. International Marketing Review, 30(2), pp. 80-105. (doi:10.1108/02651331311314538)

Le, T.V. and Buck, T. (2011) State ownership and listed firm performance: a universally negative governance relationship? Journal of Management and Governance, 15(2), pp. 227-248. (doi:10.1007/s10997-009-9098-5)

Buck, T. , Liu, X. and Ott, U. (2010) Long-term orientation and international joint venture strategies in modern China. International Business Review, 16, pp. 223-234. (doi:10.1016/j.ibusrev.2009.12.005)

Liu, X., Lu, J., Filatotchev, I., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2010) Returnee entrepreneurs, knowledge spillovers and innovation in high-tech firms in emerging economies. Journal of International Business Studies, 41(7), pp. 1183-1197. (doi:10.1057/jibs.2009.50)

Filatotchev, I., Liu, X., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2009) The export orientation and export performance of high-technology SMEs in emerging markets: the effects of knowledge transfer by returnee entrepreneurs. Journal of International Business Studies, 40(6), pp. 1005-1021. (doi:10.1057/jibs.2008.105)

Strange, R., Filatotchev, I., Buck, T. and Wright, M. (2009) Corporate governance and international business. Management International Review, 49(4), pp. 395-407. (doi:10.1007/s11575-009-0001-z)

Zimmerman, A., Liu, X. and Buck, T. (2009) Employee tenure and the nationality of joint ventures in China. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 20(11), pp. 2271-2291. (doi:10.1080/09585190903239658)

Buck, T. , Liu, X. and Skovoroda, R. (2008) Top executive pay and firm performance in China. Journal of International Business Studies, 39(5), pp. 833-850. (doi:10.1057/palgrave.jibs.8400386)

Wright, M., Liu, X., Buck, T. and Filatotchev, I. (2008) Returnee entrepreneurs, science park location choice and performance: an analysis of high-technology SMEs in China. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 32(1), pp. 131-155. (doi:10.1111/j.1540-6520.2007.00219.x)

Book Sections

Buck, T. (2011) Case selection informed by theory. In: Piekkari, R. and Welch, C. (eds.) Rethinking the Case Study in International Business and Management Research. Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, UK, pp. 192-209. ISBN 9781848441842

Conference or Workshop Item

Chew, T. C., Tang, Y. K. , Dimitratos, P. and Buck, T. (2017) The Effects of Cultural Dimensions, Government Regulations and Entrepreneurial Orientation on Firms’ International Performance: A Study of SMEs in Malaysia. 44th Academy of International Business (AIB) Conference UK, Reading, UK, 06-08 Apr 2017.

Conference Proceedings

Zhao, Y., Morgan-Thomas, A., Von Delft, S. and Buck, T. (2016) Survival Through Digital Innovation: How Digitization Accelerates Business Model Evolution. In: Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization, Hong Kong, China, 10-12 Dec 2016,

Zhao, Y., Von Delft, S. , Morgan-Thomas, A. and Buck, T. (2016) Competitive Dynamics in Business Model Evolution: An Analysis of the Chinese Online Group Buying Industry. In: Strategic Management Society Special Conference: Contextualizing Strategic Management in Asia: Institutions, Innovation and Internationalization, Hong Kong, China, 10-12 Dec 2016,

Plakoyiannaki, E., Fletcher, M., Buck, T. and Zhao, Y. (2015) Demystifying Case Study Selection in International Business Research. In: British Academy of Management Conference 2015, Portsmouth, UK, 8-10 Sept 2015,

Zhao, Y., Buck, T. and Morgan-Thomas, A. (2015) Business Models, Imitations and the Performance of Entrepreneurial Firms. In: Strategic Management Society 35th Annual International Conference, Denver, CO, USA, 3-6 Oct 2015,

Plakoyiannaki, E., Fletcher, M., Buck, T. and Zhao, Y. (2014) Demystifying Case Study Selection in International Business Research. In: 40th EIBA Annual Conference, Uppsala, Sweden, 11-13 Dec 2014,

This list was generated on Sun Dec 15 22:45:49 2019 GMT.

Grants

Leverhulme Trust (1998) Executive Share Options and Long-term Incentive Plans (L-TIPs). T Buck as lead applicant, with Prof Brian Main (University of Edinburgh) and Dr Alistair Bruce. £90,640, 1998-2000.

ESRC (2003) Executive Pay and Incentive Effects, £212,00.

British Academy (2005) with Xiaohui Liu, Returning Chinese as Entrepreneurs, and their Role in Technology Transfer: a Study of Zhongguancun Science Park, £18,760.

Leverhulme Trust (2006) with Xiaohui Liu and Ursula Ott, National Culture in the 'New' China: a Study of Joint Ventures in China, £39,000.

British Academy (2013) with Margaret Fletcher and Emmanouela Plakoyiannaki, Case study sampling: a study of practices in international business, £9,511.

 

 

 

 


Supervision

Trevor co-supervises six PhD students with the following topics:

  • Export turnaround in China
  • Employee commitment in Portugal
  • Organisational structure and internationalisation in Malta
  • Anger and entrepreneurial decisions in Palestine 
  • Institutional barriers to internationalisation in Palestine
  • Government support and strategic entrepreneurship in China

Additional information

Visiting Professor in International Business, Strathclyde University Department of Management, from December 2006.

Visiting Professor in International Business at the Cairnes School of Business and Economics, NUI Galway, from Dec 2008.

Honorary Professor, Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University from 2011.

Research Associate, Edinburgh University Business School from 2011.

Emeritus Professor, Loughborough University Business School