Business, Management & Accounting: International Business

  • Regulating Competition: Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world book cover

    Regulating Competition

    Cartel registers in the twentieth-century world, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanna Fellman, Martin Shanahan

    Cartels, trusts and agreements to reduce competition between firms have existed for centuries, but became particularly prevalent toward the end of the 19th century. In the mid-20th century governments began to use so called ‘cartel registers’ to monitor and regulate their behaviour. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Economic History

  • Integral Advantage: Revisiting Emerging Markets and Societies book cover

    Integral Advantage

    Revisiting Emerging Markets and Societies, 1st Edition

    By Ronnie Lessem

    The BRICS countries are heralded for their double digit economic growth rates and while this has indeed been impressive, particularly in India and China, it is clear that significant social and environmental fault-lines have developed in these regions. Building on the integral heritage of Ronnie…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Transformation and Innovation

  • Narrative Management in Corporate Japan: Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform book cover

    Narrative Management in Corporate Japan

    Investor Relations as Pseudo-Reform, 1st Edition

    By Chie Yorozu

    Scandals and failures in some of the best known international Japanese-owned companies have shown that there is sometimes a considerable difference between the public and internal narratives of Japanese firms. This book explores the extent to which Japanese firms’ public claims reflect wider…

    Hardback – 2015-11-26
    Routledge
    The University of Sheffield/Routledge Japanese Studies Series

  • The Middle Class in Emerging Societies: Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets book cover

    The Middle Class in Emerging Societies

    Consumers, Lifestyles and Markets, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leslie L. Marsh, Hongmei Li

    This volume examines the discursive construction of the meanings and lifestyle practices of the middle class in the rapidly transforming economies of Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East, focusing on the social, political and cultural implications at local and global levels. While…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Negotiating Financial Agreement in East Asia: Surviving the Turbulence book cover

    Negotiating Financial Agreement in East Asia

    Surviving the Turbulence, 1st Edition

    By Kaewkamol Karen Pitakdumrongkit

    Every international negotiation bears a risk of collapse, as even among like-minded countries, different players often have different priorities and interests. This can result in conflict as states clash over certain agreement details, and their disputes can escalate and founder the entire…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

  • China-Taiwan Rapprochement: The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations book cover

    China-Taiwan Rapprochement

    The Political Economy of Cross-Straits Relations, 1st Edition

    By Min-Hua Chiang

    This book examines how since about 2008 the economy of Taiwan has become ever more deeply integrated into the economy of China. It goes beyond a consideration of trade and investment flows, and discusses also the large population flows, the growing integration of the two financial systems and the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge
    China Policy Series

  • The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry: International Oil Companies in Global Business book cover

    The Nature of the Firm in the Oil Industry

    International Oil Companies in Global Business, 1st Edition

    By Basak Beyazay

    Firm-to-firm relationships, along with the overall structure of industry, have changed markedly over the past decades. Replacing the model of vertical integration with one of global business, firms have started to outsource more by using a wider global network. At the same time, they have begun to…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • Cultural Differences and Economic Globalization: Effects on trade, foreign direct investment, and migration book cover

    Cultural Differences and Economic Globalization

    Effects on trade, foreign direct investment, and migration, 1st Edition

    By Roger White

    Economic globalization is the process of increased integration among nations, characterized and fostered by three elements of international trade- goods and services, international capital flows, and international migration. In recent decades, international economic integration has increased both…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict book cover

    Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Kylie McKenna

    This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation.  Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sustainability and Business

  • Understanding China: The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto book cover

    Understanding China

    The Silk Road and the Communist Manifesto, 1st Edition

    By Peter Nolan

    If the West wishes to understand China better, it needs to appreciate the depth of thought and range of debate that is taking place within the Chinese political system. China is entering a new and complicated phase in its development. From a minnow in the 1970s it has become a mighty player on the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies on the Chinese Economy

  • The International Aluminium Cartel: The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978) book cover

    The International Aluminium Cartel

    The Business and Politics of a Cooperative Industrial Institution (1886-1978), 1st Edition

    By Marco Bertilorenzi

    Aluminium was one of most cartelised industries in the international economic panorama of the 20th century. Born following the discovery of electrolytic smelting process in 1886, this industry, even in its infancy, established a cartel which characterised its history until nearly 1980. Managers of…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Social Domain in CSR and Sustainability: A Critical Study of Social Responsibility among Governments, Local Communities and Corporations book cover

    The Social Domain in CSR and Sustainability

    A Critical Study of Social Responsibility among Governments, Local Communities and Corporations, 1st Edition

    By Monica Thiel

    How can greater understanding of social responsibility within a local context empower companies, local communities and governments? What is the relationship among business, local communities and governments with regard to social responsibility in developing, emerging and advanced economies? What is…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28
    Routledge

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