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  1. The Rise of Asia

    The Rise of Asia

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa introduces a newly reformulated theory of ‘flying-geese’ economic development, exploring Asia’s dynamic growth and financial development. This unique book shows how the flying-geese theory can be expanded and applied to both the real- and the financial-sector structural transformation of regionally clustered economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  2. Global Business and the Terrorist Threat

    Global Business and the Terrorist Threat

    Edited by Harry W. Richardson, Peter Gordon, James E. Moore II
    Global business is affected by global terrorism and the two are intricately linked on many levels. This book is an eclectic and enlightening compendium of research that explores the interrelationships between the two. A companion to and expansion on the authors’ previous books on the area, Global Business and the Terrorist Threat takes a closer look at practical business management, as influenced by terrorist infrastructure, networks and actions. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  3. Internationalization, Entrepreneurship and the Smaller Firm

    Internationalization, Entrepreneurship and the Smaller Firm

    Edited by Marian V. Jones, Pavlos Dimitratos, Margaret Fletcher, Stephen Young
    This forward-looking volume contains state-of-the-art analysis of the current research themes and challenges influencing the internationalization of SMEs. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  4. Multinational Banking in China

    Multinational Banking in China

    Chen Meng
    Multinational Banking in China examines key issues in the market entry and development of foreign banks in the People’s Republic of China using data collected from 37 in-depth interviews and questionnaire surveys. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  5. Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Corporate Governance in the 21st Century

    Edited by Luke Nottage, Leon Wolff, Kent Anderson
    The ‘lost decade’ of economic stagnation in Japan during the 1990s has become a ‘found decade’ for regulatory and institutional reform. Nowhere is this more evident than in corporate law. In 2005, for example, a spate of reforms to the Commercial Code culminated in the new Company Act, a statute promising greater organisational flexibility and shareholder empowerment for Japanese corporations competing in a more globalised economy. But does this new law herald a more ‘Americanised’ system of corporate governance? Has Japan embraced shareholder primacy over its traditional loyalty to other key stakeholders such as ‘main banks’, core employees, and partners within diffuse corporate (keiretsu) groups? This book argues that a more complex ‘gradual transformation’ is unfolding in Japan – a process evident in many other post-industrial economies. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  6. Seasons of a Scholar

    Seasons of a Scholar

    John H. Dunning
    In his perceptive and easily readable autobiography, John Dunning walks the reader through the four seasons of his professional and private life. With just the right touch of humour, he recounts his boyhood experience during the eventful days of the Second World War, his three-year spell in the Royal Navy, as well as his years as a student and research assistant at University College London. He then goes on to describe his times as teacher and researcher at Southampton, Reading and Rutgers Universities, and the origin and evolution of the Reading School of International Business scholarship. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  7. The Global Challenge of Intellectual Property Rights

    The Global Challenge of Intellectual Property Rights

    Edited by Robert Bird, Subhash C. Jain
    The importance of intellectual property rights is now well established as a vital component in the success of firms and of nations. The diverse contributors to this volume, drawn from the fields of law, business and economics, clarify and analyze the problems and promise of IP policy from a global perspective. They discuss both developed and emerging nations and advance the understanding of this increasingly important topic. Learn More
    2009   Hardback Price: $ 175.00   Web: $ 157.50
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  8. Organisational Transformation in the Russian Oil Industry

    Organisational Transformation in the Russian Oil Industry

    Sarah Dixon
    Four longitudinal case studies of Russian oil companies are drawn upon to explain the process of organisational transformation. The book highlights how and why this process differs between companies within the same industry, explores the complexity of the change process and discusses the importance of the top management team. The links between organisational learning, dynamic capabilities and the implementation of change are analysed. An interesting insight into the constraints and enablers of organisational change is also provided. The framework developed from this study can be successfully applied to other organisations wishing to bring about organisational change. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  9. Japanese Investment in the World Economy

    Japanese Investment in the World Economy

    Roger Farrell
    This book examines Japanese Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world economy over more than five decades. It provides a unique focus on the internationalisation experience of selected industries, such as forestry, textiles, electronics, motor vehicles, steel and services as well as case studies of individual firms. Japanese Investment in the World Economy is distinctive in that it examines overseas investment by firms in the primary, manufacturing and services sectors over the period in which the Japanese economy became the second largest in the world. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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  10. International Business under Adversity

    International Business under Adversity

    Edited by Gabriele Suder
    What is the role of international business in this dilemma? How and why do international corporations maximize value beyond core strategy and partners through corporate responsibility? This informative and accessible resource expands the readers’ understanding of the ways in which profit maximization, value creation and community benefit interconnect. How to respect the wider business settings and communities, the environment and encourage peace? Is this just another dream? This book clearly provides a starting point for upstream mitigation, in which collective action allows disruption to be avoided at its very roots. It shows the way into responsible business, as a downright condition for an enlightened self-interest for all parties to pursue. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Corporate Governance and China’s H-Share Market

    Alice de Jonge
    Using detailed case studies of the first nine mainland Chinese companies to be listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange, this book examines the evolution of corporate governance law and culture in China’s H-share market. A story emerges not of tensions between ideas of corporate governance from two different legal systems – Hong Kong vs mainland Chinese – nor about legal convergence as China adopts concepts from Anglo-American jurisdictions. Rather, it is a story of individual firms being pragmatic in mediating the different agendas of state-agencies that own or control them. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 156.00   Web: $ 140.40
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  12. Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation

    Gita Sud de Surie
    Knowledge, Organizational Evolution, and Market Creation documents the emergence of the Indian multinational by looking at data from firms in the ‘old’ economy, such as those in manufacturing, steel-making, automotive components and heavy machinery and the ‘new economy’ such as software and biotechnology. The author provides insights on knowledge transfer, innovation and capability building processes through in-depth case studies in these industries and suggests that both entrepreneurship and distributed innovation are critical for the growth of firms globally. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  13. Mergers and Acquisitions in China

    Mergers and Acquisitions in China

    Chien-Hsun Chen, Hui-Tzu Shih
    This book discusses cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) by Chinese companies, mainly to clarify their strategies and the effect of their M&A at an international level. Chien-Hsun Chen and Hui-Tzu Shih also explore the strategies and considerations of Chinese companies or international companies – including those from Taiwan – who conduct M&A in China. This is an invaluable study on the acquisition and transfer of technology, branding and marketing channels within the context of competitive cooperation on development targets for foreign, Taiwanese and Chinese companies. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. The Rise of Transnational Corporations from Emerging Markets

    The Rise of Transnational Corporations from Emerging Markets

    Edited by Karl P. Sauvant
    This insightful book shows that foreign direct investment (FDI) from emerging markets has grown from negligible amounts in the early 1980s to $210 billion in 2007, with the stock of investment now being well over $1 trillion. This reflects the rise of firms from these economies to become important players in the world FDI market. The contributors to this book comprehensively analyze the rise of emerging market TNCs, the salient features of the transnational activities of these firms, the relationship of outward FDI and the competitiveness of the firms involved, their impact on host and home countries and implications for the international law and policy system. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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  15. International Business in Korea

    International Business in Korea

    O. Y. Kwon
    The study assesses that the South Korean market and business practices will maintain some sui generis characteristics because of the country’s idiosyncratic culture and singular form of institutional development in the recent past. The book contains comprehensive analysis of macro-level topics (such as business opportunities, cultural influence, country risk and market configuration) and micro-level topics (including business negotiation, business ethics, management of international joint ventures and the management system). Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  16. Industrial Innovation and Firm Performance

    Industrial Innovation and Firm Performance

    Mario I. Kafouros
    It has long been recognized that R&D plays a key role in the global battle for technological leadership. However, due to intense competition and rivals’ imitations, firms are not always able to reap rewards from their innovations. Mario Kafouros theoretically and empirically examines the impacts of innovation and scientific knowledge on the productivity performance of multinational corporations, and the conditions under which companies benefit from their technological discoveries. The book also investigates the extent to which the research efforts of other companies can contribute to a firm’s productivity, and how multinationals build on external inventions, ideas and knowledge. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  17. Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia

    Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia

    Edited by Charles Harvie, Boob-Chye Lee
    This fourth volume in the Studies of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises in East Asia series focuses on regional and sectoral dimensions in a number of regional economies and economic sectors. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  18. Narratives of Internationalisation

    Narratives of Internationalisation

    Sara L. McGaughey
    This book makes a rare – but often advocated – contribution to research in entrepreneurship and international business by providing a richly contextualised longitudinal case study of the growth and internationalisation of a cluster of small firms over more than 20 years. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 173.00   Web: $ 155.70
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  19. International Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses

    International Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses

    José C. Casillas, Francisco J. Acedo, Ana M. Moreno
    International Entrepreneurship in Family Businesses illustrates that family firms have always been active agents in the global economy and that their participation in the international competitive dynamic will only increase in the coming years. Indeed many of the large multinational firms that dominate today’s world markets were founded as, and continue to be, family firms. The authors document the particularities of the family business phenomenon from a holistic, multi-paradigmatic, and global viewpoint. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  20. Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century

    Multinational Enterprises and Emerging Challenges of the 21st Century

    Edited by John H. Dunning, Tsai-Mei Lin
    A cast of prestigious international business scholars explores here the emerging challenges and issues facing multinational enterprises. The book integrates the latest theories, thoughts and empirical evidence along with several case studies in international business in the 21st century. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 196.00   Web: $ 176.40
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