Eleanor Westney's long-term research interest is learning across borders (i.e., how organizational patterns developed in one social context are adapted in other societies). She is currently working on the internationalization of R&D, particularly in the context of firms establishing R&D centers in Japan, and Japanese firms setting up R&D facilities offshore.
"From Star to Dog - and Back? Changing Western Perspectives on Japan’s Business System."
Westney, D. Eleanor. Tokyo, Japan: Hitotsubashi University Institute for Innovation Research, Forthcoming.
Oxford Handbook of Industry Dynamics.
Kipping, M., T. Furukawa, and D. Eleanor Westney. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming.
"Chapter 2: International Business and Multi-Level Institutional Change: Looking Back and Facing Forward."
Westney, D. Eleanor. In The Multiple Dimensions of Institution Complexity in International Business Research, Volume 15, edited by Alain Verbeke, Elizabeth L. Rose, Rob van Tulder, and Yingqi Wei, Somerville, MA: Emerald Publishing, 2021.
Westney, D. Eleanor. Asian Business and Management Vol. 19, No. 1 (2020): 8-24.
Westney, D. Eleanor, and Rebecca Piekkari. Journal of Management Studies Vol. 57, No. 1 (2020): 57-86.
Jacqueline Mees-Bursch, Catherine Welsch, and D. Eleanor Westney. Journal of International Business Studies Vol. 50, (2019): 1514-1543.