As ever-increasing proportion of the world's business takes place across national borders, the need to understand the motive forces behind international business becomes greater. Transnationals are now, in many cases, as important as national governments in shaping trade flows and economic trends. As this series demonstrates, international business is not just the preserve of the largest companies, but impacts on all aspects of business and economic activity. This series is essential reading for policy makers as well as researchers in international business and applied international economics.
The World Bank and Global Managerialism
Infrastructure Development in the Pacific Region
Petroleum Taxation Sharing the Oil Wealth: A Study of Petroleum Taxation Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
By Jonathan Murphy
May 16, 2014
In recent years, a great deal of scholarly and popular ink has been spilled on the subject of globalization. Relatively few scholars have addressed the political sociology of globalization, and specifically, the emergence of global class formations and a nascent global governance framework. This ...
By Philip Cooke
March 07, 2014
This book traces the theoretical explanation for clusters back to the work of classical economists and their more modern disciples, who saw economic development as a process involving serious imbalances in the exploitation of resources. Initially, natural resource endowments explained the formation...
By Lynne Ciochetto
January 03, 2014
Brazil, Russia, India and China are four of the largest and most dynamic contemporary emerging economies in the world. Strong economic growth in each of these economies has been accompanied by the expansion of the advertising and consumer goods sectors. Using a series of country studies, this book ...
Edited By John Dawson, Masao Mukoyama
September 11, 2013
Large and medium sized retailers have increased their international operations substantially over the last 25 years. This is evident in: the number of countries to which these retailers expand; the growing international sales of retailers; and the heightening of the level of commitment of retailers...
By Razeen Sally
November 15, 1995
First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Edited By Akira Kohsaka
July 26, 2013
In the past, undersupply of public infrastructure was blamed for low productivity growth in the United States in the 1970s, while greater private sector participation was emphasized for infrastructure development in the Asia-Pacific region before the Asian Economic Crisis in the 1990s. This ...
By Roger van Hoesel
March 31, 1999
This volume represents the first substantive study of emerging multinationals (MNEs) from Asian economies, drawing on the unique experiences of South Korea and Taiwan. Combining an econometric investigation with detailed case studies of leading Korean and Taiwanese electronics companies, it aims ...
By Willem Hulsink
January 06, 1999
This book combines a detailed, sector-specific study of comparative telecommunications regimes set in the context of the EC, with an extensive historical and empirical analysis of individual policy management and change as experienced by three diverse regulatory cultures, namely, Britain, the ...
Edited By V H Kirpalani, Lechoslaw Garbarski, Erdener Kaynak
November 04, 2008
Successfully Doing Business/Marketing in Eastern Europe is a unique collection of instructive and detailed essays that will help readers to understand and navigate the complexities of the business world and marketplace of Eastern Europe. The respected authors in this collection seamlessly blend ...
By Carole Nakhle
September 18, 2012
Petroleum taxation is the universal instrument through which governments seek to determine the crucial balance between the financial interests of the oil companies and the owners of the resource. This book addresses how governments have and continue to approach this problem, the impacts of ...
Edited By Niina Nummela
July 27, 2012
The majority of SMEs are operating in a networked business environment, and these networks extend beyond national and cultural boundaries. Within these networks, growth takes various routes and forms. Instead of linear, positive growth, international growth is often more cyclical, including periods...
Edited By Wolfgang Streeck, Jurgen Grote, Volker Schneider, Jelle Visser
July 11, 2012
In the current period of globalization, Governing Interests presents new research on the impact of internationalization on the organization and representation of business interests through trade and employer associations. By exploring ongoing, gradual, but nevertheless profound changes in the ...