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  1. Transformations in Global Governance

    Transformations in Global Governance

    Edited by Sushil Vachani
    The world of multinational enterprises is changing dramatically. Their complex and dynamic international context presents them with special challenges – threatening their survival on one hand, and presenting them with unprecedented opportunities on the other. In this volume, international experts analyze different aspects of the transformations in global governance: ideological variations, trade governance, competition policy and the rise of civil society. They discuss the implications for multinational–government relations, multinationals’ self-governance, relations with NGOs and issues of competitiveness. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  2. The Silicon Dragon

    The Silicon Dragon

    Terence Tsai, Bor-Shiuan Cheng
    The Silicon Dragon is a systematic study of the growth of high-tech giants in the Greater China Region, depicting the success story of the microelectronics industry in Taiwan. The book examines the government policies that acted as catalysts to the growth of high-tech industries in Taiwan, along with the roles of high-tech ‘incubators’ and government-administered science parks. The authors provide case studies of high profile companies including Acer, Philips Semiconductors and Macronix International, and interviews with key decision makers to highlight the corporate strategies adopted in response to government policies and global commercial demand. Finally, insightful narratives on the birth and growth of a government-fostered strategic industry are provided, as is a synopsis of the Asian contribution to the evolution of the global microelectronics development. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  3. The Entrepreneurial Culture

    The Entrepreneurial Culture

    Denise Tsang
    The Entrepreneurial Culture highlights the subtle yet powerful influence of national cultural heritage on entrepreneurship ventures, using an alternative and fresh approach to explore the entrepreneurial culture of Chinese and Irish software firms. This book presents a unique analysis of entrepreneurship theory development, along with a single industry, cross-national study of entrepreneurship illustrating the impact of values from contrasting cultures. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  4. Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Multinational Firms, Innovation and Productivity

    Davide Castellani, Antonello Zanfei
    This book gets to the root of how and why multinational firms differ in the cross-border creation, transfer and diffusion of technology, and provides fresh evidence on the effects that these differences have on productivity and innovation in the economic systems in which they are active. Learn More
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  5. International Entrepreneurship Education

    International Entrepreneurship Education

    Edited by Alain Fayolle, Heinz Klandt
    This book discusses paradigmatic changes in the field of entrepreneurship education in response to economic, political and social needs, and the consequential need to reassess, redevelop and renew curricula and methods used in teaching entrepreneurship. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  6. Growth of New Technology Ventures in China’s Emerging Market

    Growth of New Technology Ventures in China’s Emerging Market

    Edited by Haiyang Li
    New ventures have played a significant role in the world’s economic and social development. In particular, the development of high technology ventures has been viewed as both a revitalization tool for developed market economies, such as the USA, and a driving force for economic transformation in transition economies, such as China. With a focus on new technology ventures in China’s emerging market, this volume brings together researchers from a variety of disciplines and countries to provide a comprehensive understanding of this phenomenon. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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  7. Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity

    Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity

    Edited by Gabriele Suder
    Corporate Strategies under International Terrorism and Adversity raises key issues facing international business and management in an era of global uncertainty. Gabriele Suder’s second edited book about the security-business nexus analyses and evaluates the main strategic and operational responses to global commerce and management. The contributors explore the complexities and linkages of firms, industries, organizational structures, international relations, markets and terrorism networks. They investigate these networks and offer insight into the strategic behavior of international firms. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  8. Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Reforming China’s State-owned Enterprises and Banks

    Becky Chiu, Mervyn K. Lewis
    This book’s starting point is that after two decades of experiments, during which other transition economies have effectively privatised all of their former state enterprises, China is still endeavouring to find a way to reinvent and re-engineer its own state-owned economic establishments. The authors explore these reforms along with the problems of China’s state-owned banks, which have long been troubled by the adverse loans of Chinese enterprises and face foreign competition in 2007 under China’s WTO commitments. Drawing on wide-ranging case studies of enterprise reform, Becky Chiu and Mervyn Lewis combine their extensive experience to give an authoritative account of China’s enterprise and bank reform agenda, involving property rights, improved corporate governance and stimulating enterprise. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  9. Regulating Development

    Regulating Development

    Edited by Edmund Amann
    Regulating Development examines the impact that regulation – good or bad – can have on the development of poorer societies. It opens with a succinct review of critical issues, including the implications of the spread of intellectual property rights legislation and the role of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 151.00   Web: $ 135.90
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  10. International Corporate Governance

    International Corporate Governance

    Edited by Christine A. Mallin
    Corporate governance has become a global phenomenon. This book highlights, through various case studies, how corporate governance has evolved in a number of countries around the world. The international cast of contributors, from varying professional backgrounds including academics, lawyers and company directors, focus on different regions around the globe, reflecting various ownership structures, legal systems, and political and cultural aspirations. Some of the case studies used include: Standard Life; Telecom Italia; and Eskom. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 186.00   Web: $ 167.40
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  11. Multinational Corporations and Global Poverty Reduction

    Multinational Corporations and Global Poverty Reduction

    Edited by Subhash C. Jain, Sushil Vachani
    Finding ways to alleviate global poverty poses a major challenge for political leaders and intellectuals worldwide. The contributors to this volume, top scholars of international business, examine the effects of globalization on the developing world and address ways in which multinational corporations (MNCs) can play a positive role in the fight against poverty. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 188.00   Web: $ 169.20
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  12. China’s Offshore Investments

    China’s Offshore Investments

    Dexin Yang
    Presenting a thorough analysis of China’s outward Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the last quarter of a century – something little explored in the literature – this book explores the rationale behind its emergence and development. China’s outward FDI exhibits unique features in respect of timing, pace and geographical distribution that defy the existing mainstream theories of FDI. China’s Offshore Investments uses the framework of a network model of FDI, which is developed by applying economic norms to ideas of networks in business analysis. This network model has been designed specifically by Dexin Yang for the purpose of theorising the changing pattern of FDI in the era of globalisation in general and interpreting China’s FDI in particular. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  13. Employment of Women in Chinese Cultures

    Employment of Women in Chinese Cultures

    Edited by Cherlyn Skromme Granrose
    Examining the employment lives of Chinese women living under different government systems at the beginning of the twenty-first century, the contributors to this volume present an overview of factors affecting the employment status of women. The volume includes chapters on the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore – nations that have common Chinese cultural experiences but very different economic systems and government structures. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  14. Technological Change and Economic Catch-up

    Technological Change and Economic Catch-up

    Edited by Grazia D. Santangelo
    This book tackles the issue of technological and economic catch-up by examining the role that public research institutions and local policy play in the promotion of this process by fostering local science–technology linkages with incoming foreign-owned multinationals. Although the book comprises various techno-socio-economic contexts and different methodological perspectives, the authors share the idea that public research, educational and political institutions provide capabilities in basic research and training of highly skilled labour, while private corporations establish networking connections with scientific and professional communities (and therefore access to knowledge and contacts) in other parts of the world. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  15. Transformational CEOs

    Transformational CEOs

    Kimio Kase, Francisco J. Sáez-Martínez, Hernán Riquelme
    Transformational CEOs questions why some Japanese firms succeeded in the 1990s despite an economy that failed – regardless of the burst of the ‘bubble’ economy, a number of Japanese companies have maintained or extended their international leadership in particular sectors. The authors argue that whilst some of the reasons for successes are plain common sense – operational effectiveness and superior CEO leadership – some are Japan-specific and point to a break with traditional leadership rationale. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  16. Managing the Embedded Multinational

    Managing the Embedded Multinational

    Mats Forsgren, Ulf Holm, Jan Johanson
    This book expands the business network view on managerial issues in multinational corporations. Specifically, it scrutinises the importance of a subsidiary’s external and internal business network for its strategic and organizational role within the corporation. Learn More
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  17. Analysis of Multinational Strategic Management

    Analysis of Multinational Strategic Management

    Alan M. Rugman, Alain Verbeke
    Characterized by new analytical insights and methods in the field of international business, this collection of articles by Alan Rugman and Alain Verbeke celebrates their long and productive work together on issues facing top managers of multinational enterprises. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 199.00   Web: $ 179.10
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  18. European–American Trade and Financial Alliances

    European–American Trade and Financial Alliances

    Edited by Gavin Boyd, Alan M. Rugman, Pier Carlo Padoan
    In this, his final book, Gavin Boyd has brought together a distinguished group of experts on the nature and extent of transatlantic policy coordination and its implication for corporate strategy. This remarkably relevant set of papers offers a discussion on the economic and financial linkage between Europe and North America, as well as the trade and investment rules governing this interaction. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 146.00   Web: $ 131.40
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  19. Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Institutions, Industrial Upgrading, and Economic Performance in Japan

    Terutomo Ozawa
    Terutomo Ozawa examines Japan’s once celebrated post-war economic success from a new perspective. He applies a ‘flying geese’ model of industrial upgrading in a country that is still catching-up, to explore the rise, fall and rebound of Japanese industry with its evolving institutions and policies. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  20. Governance, Multinationals and Growth

    Governance, Multinationals and Growth

    Edited by Lorraine Eden, Wendy Dobson
    In Governance, Multinationals and Growth, leading scholars celebrate and build upon the pioneering work of Edward Safarian on multinational enterprises and foreign direct investment. The book explores the linkages among multinationals and foreign direct investment, corporate and public governance, and economic growth. The contributors pay particular attention to emerging policy issues that include the behavior of individual governments, intergovernmental organizations and civil society. In addition, they address linkages among MNEs, their governance and economic growth, and generic policy realities (and innovations) in a small-to-medium-sized economy. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 181.00   Web: $ 162.90
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