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Explaining International Production (Routledge Revivals)

1st Edition

By John H. Dunning


378 pages

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John Dunning’s general theory of international production, first propounded in the late 1970’s, has generated considerable debate. This work thoughtfully reassesses the paradigm, and extends the analysis to embrace issues of theoretical and empirical importance. In a collection of essays, the changing characteristics of international production are examined, and an interdisciplinary approach suggested for understanding the multinational enterprise in the world economy.

This book, first published in 1988, will be of value not only to economists and international business analysts, but to scholars in other fields, notably organizational, marketing and management specialists.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; List of Figures; List of Tables; Introduction; 1. Trade, Location of Economic Activity and the Multinational Enterprise: a Search for an Eclectic Approach 2. The Eclectic Paradigm of International Production: A Restatement and some Possible Extensions 3. Changes in the Level and Structure of International Production: The Last 100 Years 4. Some Historical Antecedents to the Eclectic Paradigm 5. The Investment Development of Cycle and Third World Multinationals 6. Non-Equity Forms of Foreign Economic Involvement and the Theory of International Production 7. Explaining Intra-Industry International Production 8. US and Japanese Manufacturing Affiliates in the UK: Comparisons and Contrasts 9. The Eclectic Paradigm and the International Hotel Industry 10. Multinational Enterprises in the Business Service Sector: A Study in Locational Choice 11. Cross-Border Corporate Integration and Regional Integration 12. Towards an Interdisciplinary Explanation of International Production 13. The New-Style Multinationals – Circa the Late 1980s and Early 1990s; References; Index

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Communication / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General