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Developing Transnational Organizational Capabilities in Multinational Companies: The Role of Cross‐National Authority Sharing and Organizational Careers

Richard Whitley

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter discusses how the framework exploring the connections between dominant institutions and the development of distinctive organizational capabilities outlined in earlier chapters could be ... More


The Role of the Multinational Companies

Marco Giarratana, Alessandro Pagano, and Salvatore Torrisi

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyzes the role of MNCs in the development of the software industry in India, Ireland, and Israel. It shows that the evolution of software activities and the role of MNCs varied ... More


Continuing Divergence of HRM Practices: US and European-Based Company-Level HRM Practices

Ferrie Pot and Jaap Paauwe

in HRM and Performance: Achieving Long Term Viability

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199273904
eISBN:
9780191699726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273904.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Organization Studies

It is important to note that human resource managers should consider their organization's institutional environment. This institutional environment is composed of a wide variety of dimensions since ... More


Global Corporate Citizenship Examined

Grahame F. Thompson

in The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Here, the analysis moves on to consider what global corporate citizenship (GCC) means, and how it is related to constitutionalization. It looks at what type of companies claim corporate citizenship ... More


Global Administrative Law, the OECD, and International Investment

Grahame F. Thompson

in The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter examines the growth of international administrative law, seen as part of the process of quasi-constitutionalization. The context for this is international investment matters, the first ... More


Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Jaesok Kim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book draws on research into a multinational corporation (MNC) in Qingdao, China, and delves deep into the power dynamics at play between Korean management, Chinese migrant workers, local-level ... More


The ‘contested’ firm: the restructuring of work and production in the international political economy

Louise Amoore

in Globalisation Contested

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060960
eISBN:
9781781700112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060960.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the context of the globalisation of production, MNCs have been most commonly depicted as the key vehicles of global transformation. This chapter opens up the presumed unity of the MNC to explore ... More


Introduction

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Discusses how the non-western origin of Nawon, a multinational garment corporation located in Qingdao, China, contributed to creating a specific form of locally embedded globalization. The Nawon ... More


Globalizing Capital and the Bleak Future of Chinese Workers

Jaesok Kim

in Chinese Labor in a Korean Factory: Class, Ethnicity, and Productivity on the Shop Floor in Globalizing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784542
eISBN:
9780804786126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784542.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter Eight concludes the book by speculating on the future of Nawon and the groups of people involved in its operations. Since 2005, the Chinese government has amended its regulations on minimum ... More


Chasing Foreign Capital

Ling Chen

in Manipulating Globalization: The Influence of Bureaucrats on Business in China

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781503604797
eISBN:
9781503605695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503604797.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines the rise of the FDI-attraction paradigm at the national level and the emergence of local investment-seeking states in the 1990s. It explores in detail the varied strategies that ... More


Contracts and Investment in Natural Resources

William Hogan, Federico Sturzenegger, and Laurence Tai

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The objective of this book is not to discuss whether natural resources turn out to be good or bad, but rather to address a related issue: the problem that countries face in setting up a credible and ... More


Overview of Indian Multinationals

Nikhil Celly, Abhishek Kathuria, and Venkat Subramanian

in Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

India is currently the world’s second most populous nation and the third largest economy on a purchasing power parity basis. These are impressive statistics for a country that attained independence ... More


Competitive Advantages of Indian Multinationals*

Nagesh Kumar

in Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Indian enterprises have attracted attention by acquiring much larger enterprises in the developed world and turning them around. We argue that their competitive advantage lies in their accumulation ... More


Internationalization of India Inc.: Tracing the Global Footprints of Indian Multinationals

Mohan Thite

in Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Based on editors’ research, this chapter presents the key findings on organizational history and culture, the internationalization process and philosophy of the five Indian MNC case study companies, ... More


Approach of the Indian Multinational Enterprises to Developed and Developing Markets and Subsidiaries

Mohan Thite

in Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Based on editors’ research, this chapter presents the research findings of four Indian multinationals on three distinct but related sections: strategic intent, control and coordination, and ... More


SGCC in Action: As Technology Innovator

Xu Yi-chong

in Sinews of Power: Politics of the State Grid Corporation of China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190279523
eISBN:
9780190279554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190279523.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explains how SGCC engaged in learning and innovation and how, in so doing, it changed the rules of the game. It focuses on how SGCC ‘innovated’ around its UHV projects. Government ... More


Introduction

Nish Acharya

in The India-US Partnership: $1 Trillion by 2030

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199467235
eISBN:
9780199086740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199467235.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This chapter discusses the history of the relationship between the United States and India, from their common heritage as former British colonies with great diversity, and a common faith in ... More


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