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.
Global Capitalism at Bay
The Globalization of Corporate R & D Implications for Innovation Systems in Host Countries
The Global Restructuring of the Steel Industry Innovations, Institutions and Industrial Change
By Professor John H Dunning
January 29, 2001
In this collection of his latest essays, John H. Dunning - renowned authority in international business - elaborates his theories on the current situation of foreign direct investment and multinational enterprises. Global Capitalism at Bay considers the unique characteristics of contemporary ...
By Prasada Reddy
October 18, 2000
This book examines the implications of new trends of globalisation in corporate research and development. It looks in particular at aspects of integration in developing countries and the impact this will have on the host countries....
By Anthony D'Costa
March 16, 1999
Drawing upon case studies of the steel industry in the US, Japan, South Korea, Brazil and India, this book explains how and why the steel industry has shifted from advanced capitalist countries to late industrializing countries. Anthony P. D'Costa examines the relationship between industrial change...
By Shin Sang-Hyup
September 21, 1998
This book addresses the fundamental question why and under which conditions Korean firms increased their investment so heavily in the EU after 1986 and why they and not the Korean government took the initiative in the decision-making process. The author contends that the main reason for the firm's ...
By Terence LaPier
June 26, 1998
This book examines the international growth and diversification of real estate advisory services in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan since 1960. The book explains how successful firms develop competitive advantages in the global marketplace. An evaluation of forty prominent ...
Edited By Sue Birley, Ian Macmillan
March 14, 1997
Employing a multidisciplinary approach, the chapters cover all aspects of current entrepreneurship theory in multinational, economics, organizational sociology, marketing and finance. Other issues discussed include gender and networking, strategies in entrepreneurial growth, job satisfaction and ...