List of contributors. Editorial review board. Reviewer acknowledgment. Notice to authors. Preface (J.L.C. Cheng, R.B. Peterson). Research Forum. Introduction and interview with John Child, recipient of the 2000 AICM-IMD distinguished scholar award (J.L.C. Cheng, R.B. Peterson). Theorizing about organization cross-nationally (J. Child). Commentary: Child's theorizing about organization cross-nationally: valiant, but under-economized (P.J. Buckley). Commentary: reflections on organizing in the twenty-first century (J.R. Kimberly). Commentary: order, integration, and collaboration: progress in comparative management (G. Redding). Commentary: on the integration of comparative and international management (O. Shenkar). A comment on the commentaries (J. Child). Articles. Institutional influences on organizational control: a comparative examination of agency theory in Sino-Japanese and Sino-American joint ventures (J.A. Robins, Zhiang Lin). Managing institutional and cultural contrasts: the case of Sanyo Electric in the United States (R.L.M. Dunbar, S. Kotha). Corporate governance and globalization: is there convergence across countries? (M.F. Guillen). Determining the effects of exit, voice, loyalty, and neglect on changing a dubious decision in Canada and Hong Kong (K. Au, B. Bemmels).