This book focuses on efforts at formulating and implementing policies designed to make multinational enterprises accountable for their activities and to influence their behavior in the interest of the public good. The efforts intend to benefit governments, academia, and labor unions. .
Part I: Impact on the International System 1. Dimensions of Multinational Corporations United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs 2. Research and Development in the Multinational Corporation United States Senate; Committee on Finance 3. The Potential of Multinational Enterprises as Vehicles for the Transmission of Business Culture 4. East-West Economic Relations and the Multinational Part II: Constraints on Counterstrategies 5. Independence and Adaptation: Response Strategies of U.S.-Based Multinational Corporations to a Restrictive Public Policy World 6. The Politics of Nationalization: Guyana vs. Alcan 7. Perceptions of Foreign Investment in Nigeria Part III: Counterstrategies 8. Policies of Governments Toward Foreign Direct Investment 9. The Andean Common Market's Common Regime for Foreign Investments 10. One, Two, Many OPECs … ? 11. The International Community and Transnational Corporations