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Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems
The Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk





ISBN 9781138661813
Published January 20, 2016 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Scholarly attention has tended to focus on the owners and management of the multinationals, but when the focus is changed to that of subsidiaries, different aspects of business development and international capitalism come to light. Sandvik’s study looks at the Falconbridge nickel refinery in Kristiansand, Norway.

Table of Contents

Preface; Chapter 1 Aims and Approaches; Chapter 2 The Industrial Background; Chapter 3 The Rise and Fall of the Kristiansand Nickel Company, 1910–24; Chapter 4 Falconbridge, The Kristiansand Plant and the Norwegian Business System, 1929–39; Chapter 5 Vertical Integration and Trade Politics: Falconbridge’s Success on World Markets in the 1930s; Chapter 6 Managerial Practices and Transatlantic Tension; Chapter 7 Occupied and Isolated, 1940–5; Chapter 8 Restoring and Promoting the Subsidiary’s Mandate: The Post-War Expansion; Chapter 9 Multinational Enterprise and Norwegian Social Democracy; Chapter 10 A Creative Subsidiary? Developing Kristiansand’s Knowledge Resources; Chapter 11 The Weakening of Falconbridge and the Strengthening of the Kristiansand Subsidiary; Chapter 12 Multinational Enterprise, Host Society and Environmental Challenges; Chapter 13 Creating A Competitive Subsidiary; Chapter 14 Conclusions: The Making of a Subsidiary;

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Pål Thonstad Sandvik