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.
International Trade Theory A Critical Review
Space, Oil and Capital
Marketing in Developing Countries Nigerian Advertising in a Global and Technological Economy
Big Business and Economic Development Conglomerates and Economic Groups in Developing Countries and Transition Economies under Globalisation
Competitive Industrial Development in the Age of Information The Role of Cooperation in the Technology Sector
Edited By John Saee
April 17, 2012
With the onset of the third millennium, increasing numbers of corporations around the world have been undergoing cultural and mindset shift paradigms whilst developing corporate strategies that are increasingly attuned to the highly competitive and dynamic business realities arising from ...
By Dominic Power, Allen J. Scott
December 08, 2011
Since the Second World War there has been considerable growth in the importance of non-manufacturing based forms of production to the performance of many Western economies. Many countries have seen increased contributions being made by industries such as the media, entertainment and artistic ...
By Piet Pellenbarg, Egbert Wever
November 15, 2011
Written by eminent scholars who are well known within their fields across Europe, this book explores changes in the international economic environment, their impacts on the strategy of firms and the spatial consequences of these changes in strategy. The economic environment in which major companies...
Edited By Yair Aharoni, Lilach Nachum
August 12, 2011
In an era of accelerating change in the world economy, services are assuming greater importance for the economies of both developed and developing countries. As technological developments allow increasing tradeability of services, huge global firms are offering services across national boundaries. ...
By Murray Kemp
February 02, 2011
Murray C. Kemp is one of Australia's foremost economists. He has held positions across the world including London School of Economics, U.C. Berkeley, Columbia University, McGill University, MIT, and latterly Macquarie University. Kemp was a Member of Council for the Econometric ...
By Mazen Labban
November 10, 2010
The historical development of capital has produced a progressive increase in the demand for raw material and has consequently resulted in the concentration of capital in, and the geographical expansion of, the production of natural resources, globalizing and intensifying the competition for the ...
By Emmanuel C. Alozie
April 06, 2009
No prior studies have examined the role, relationship, and impact of advertising and information technologies on African societies. Critically exploring the dominant cultural values and symbols conveyed in Nigerian mass media advertising, and the impact of this advertising on the socioeconomic ...
By Soala Ariweriokuma
December 09, 2008
The evolution of the Nigerian oil and gas industry spanned about a century during which several challenges were encountered and surmounted by major International Oil Companies (IOCs). This book provides a thoroughly researched guide to the Nigerian oil and gas industry. The author ...
Edited By Alex E. Fernández Jilberto, Barbara Hogenboom
May 28, 2008
Bringing together an international and multidisciplinary group of experts, this is the first comprehensive volume to analyze conglomerates and economic groups in developing countries and transition economies. Using sixteen in-depth case studies it provides a comparative framework for the study of ...
By Thomas Andersson, Torbjorn Fredriksson, Roger Svensson
December 18, 1995
First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Edited By Richard J. Braudo, Jeffrey Macintosh
September 22, 1999
This book examines how transnational corporations, small to medium enterprises and governments have emerged as the principal players in industrial development. This valuable work examines this trend, with particular reference to the role of the tax policy in technology development, the financing of...
Edited By Dilip K. Ghosh, Dilip K Ghosh*Cnp*, Edgar Ortiz
June 24, 1997
This volume uses the original research of experienced contributors to explore recent changes in financial markets. Areas discussed include Latin America, Europe, the USA, Mexico and India. The book updates issues including: * Risk and its minimization * Business enterprise on world markets * ...