The Growth of Global Business RLE International Business

Author: Howard Cox
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135134219
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In this book leading contributors look at the development of the evolutionary approach to international business, the internationalization of service industries and the implications of the changing face of Europe for international business in the 1990s. Providing an excellent blend of theory, analysis and case-study material, this volume is a vital resource for students of international business and related fields.

The Multinational Man RLE International Business

Author: Thomas Aitken
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135134987
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The growth and proliferation of multinational companies has both imposed new responsibilities on and offered new opportunities to, the men who represent them around the world. This book dissects the functional responsibilities of the manager abroad in the light of his relationships with the home office and with his local environment, and explores the consequences of various types of relationships. The discussion is a practical one drawing heavily on a wealth of experience and actual case studies.

Multinational Service Firms RLE International Business

Author: Peter Enderwick
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113513393X
Format: PDF
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This book presents a world survey of multinational firms in the key parts of the service sector. The service sector has grown greatly in importance in recent years in many countries of the world. Many of the key parts of the service sector that are growing most rapidly are dominated by large multinational firms and this has important implications for the future shape of the world economy and for closer economic integration between countries. In addition, the particular style and operations of multinational firms in one sector can provide useful lessons for multinational enterprise in other sectors. The book examines the operations and the style of the firms considered and explores how they dominate their sectors. It charts how the firms have developed, discusses the critical issues facing them; and suggests how present trends may continue in the future.

International Production and the Multinational Enterprise RLE International Business

Author: John H Dunning
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135134146
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The growth and impact of the multinational enterprise (MNE) in the post war period is one of the most important phenomena of our time. This volume, originally published in 1981 provides a comprehensive and detailed review of both the theoretical and policy issues at a time when the subject had reached a watershed, after the controversies of the 1970s. The book provides a balanced discussion of major themes such as the development of modern theories of international production; the impact of the MNE on the nation-state and the structure of the international market; the response of governments and the appropriate framework for policy measures; and the historical context and likely future of the MNE.

Managing the Global Firm RLE International Business

Author: Christopher A Bartlett
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113513491X
Format: PDF
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This volume assesses the situation for multinationals at the beginning of the 1990s, bringing together contributions from academics recognized as world leaders in the field and from practitioners with wide experience in international management. Drawing on perspectives from Europe, the USA and Japan, the contributors outline the shape of the global firm of the future. They focus squarely on the development of the corporation as a whole, rather than on the narrow management of individual foreign subsidiaries, and they also explore the specific implications for areas such as strategic planning systems, financial management, information systems and R & D management.

Transnational Corporations and Uneven Development RLE International Business

Author: Rhys Jenkins
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135133026
Format: PDF
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Is the transnational coporation (TNC) an engine of growth capable of eliminating international economic inequalities or a major obstacle to development through a massive drain of surplus to advanced countries? This book presents five different perspectives on the role of TNCs: Neo-Classical Global Reach Neo-Imperialist Neo-Fundamentalist Internationalization of capital The author looks at their effect on local labour and capital, and considers the future prospects for TNC involvement in the Third World. The book provides an excellent comparative analysis of TNCs and will appeal to students in development studies and international economics.

The Italian Multinationals RLE International Business

Author: Fabrizio Onida
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135133581
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This book, based on extensive, original, detailed research presents a comprehensive overview of the Italian multinationals and their activities during the 1990s. It: surveys the size, geographical and sectoral distribution of Italian multinationals examines why they went international, how and what they gained discusses the strategic position of Italian multinationals in the world economy examines the effect of multinationals investment both inward and outward on the Italian economy provides detail on individual companies

The Multinational Motor Industry RLE International Business

Author: George Maxcy
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135127018
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This book analyses the multinational enterprise using the example of the world motor industry. It begins by examining the multinational enterprise in general, considering its nature, the economic theory of its behaviour and is effects on the nation state. It goes on to explore the growth and development of the multinational motor industry, and then surveys the state of the motor industry, and the role of multinationals in it, in various types of economy, using case studies from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil and India.

International Corporate Finance RLE International Business

Author: Harvey A Poniachek
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135126526
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This thorough, comprehensive introduction to international financial management provides an expert guide to the workings of international capital markets, the financing of international business, the complexities of international taxation and the use of financial instruments such as swaps and options. Written by professionals, the book guides the reader through each key topic, targeting the issues underpinning successful financial strategy in the global markets of the 1990s.

The Corporate Firm in a Changing World Economy RLE International Business

Author: Marc de Smidt
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135126119
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book examines the economic environment and phenomena of multinational business with reference to case studies of major multinational companies, including IBM, Philips, Nissan and Volvo. It assesses how the major theories explaining the response of companies to changes are borne out by the experience of individual firms.