Inchofer, although not at all competent in the fields of astronomy and physics, took a strong stand in favor of geocentrism
But versions of hybrid geocentrism
dated back to Martianus Capella in the fifth century A.
Heenan and Perlmutter identified integrative geocentrism
as a decision making process whereby MNC managers assess decisions based on their impact on each country.
has been associated with expansion into international markets as well as success in export operations (Dichfl, Koeglmayr, & Mueller, 1990; Kobrin, 1994).
They see this knowledge as a cure for the narrow ethnocentrism and geocentrism
so often associated with traditional religion.
In 1550 Melanchton, who defended geocentrism
in the name of Aristotle and the Bible, while at the same time appearing tolerant of Copernicus and heliocentrism, said of Christ:
A recent case study found that geocentrism
is linked to the ability of born global firms to make their own opportunities in the international marketplace (Cavusgil & Knight, 1997).
157 Anthropocentrism, as a corollary of geocentrism
, was a constant feature of human thought during thousands of years, as suggested by the classical armillary spheres.
One may use Chakravarthy and Perlmutter's (1985) framework of ethnocentrism, polycentrism, regiocentrism, and geocentrism
to explain managerial mindsets (see Table 1).
Most important, Levania is an inverted image of Earth, but an Earth conceived according to the obsolescent Ptolemaic model of geocentrism
Ausubel advises, "We must take seriously the Copernican insight about Earth's position in the cosmos and not simply replace geocentrism
implies that (1) local cultures have global implications; (2) truly global theories must be applicable to all cultures; and (3) cross-cultural learning is necessary and feasible.