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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


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


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