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Singaporean Business Groups: The Role of the State and Capital in Singapore Inc.

Lai Si Tsui-Auch

in Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287345
eISBN:
9780191713514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287345.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter on Singaporean business groups illustrates a fine example of a situation where business groups are run by the state. The government created large government-linked corporate groups to ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Business Groups in East Asia

Sea-Jin Chang

in Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287345
eISBN:
9780191713514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287345.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter summarizes major findings from each individual chapter and draws conclusions about the future of business groups in East Asia. First, despite the hardship accompanied with the crisis, ... More


Business Portfolio Restructuring of Japanese Firms in the 1990s: Entry and Exit Analysis *

Tatsuya Kikutani, Hideshi Itoh, and Osamu Hayashida

in Corporate Governance in Japan: Institutional Change and Organizational Diversity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199284511
eISBN:
9780191713705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199284511.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines the restructuring of Japanese business groups during the 1990s. Using the Basic Survey of Business Structure and Activity, the chapter analyses the business portfolio of ... More


Business Groups in East Asia: Financial Crisis, Restructuring, and New Growth

Sea-Jin Chang (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287345
eISBN:
9780191713514
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287345.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The 1997 Asian financial crisis principally affected Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Korea, as well as other East Asian countries heavily dependent on intra-regional trade. Banks and other ... More


Coase Revisited: Business Groups in the Modern Economy

Mark Granovetter

in Technology, Organization, and Competitiveness: Perspectives on Industrial and Corporate Change

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198290964
eISBN:
9780191596162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290969.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Ronald Coase's celebrated query as to why economic actors typically aggregate into entities called ‘firms’ rather than transacting as individuals in a market has engendered a vigorous stream of ... More


Business Groups

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter shows how British trading companies built extensive and complex business groups to facilitate diversification. They employed a variety of institutional and contractual modes—including ... More


Can Argentinian Companies Survive? A Study of the Determinants of Organizational Flexibility

Andrés Hatum and Andrew Pettigrew

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Conventional economic and management theories explain that business groups facing market-liberalization policy reforms (i.e., competitive shocks) would have incentives to reduce corporate portfolios ... More


Institutions, Lobbying, and Corruption: A Theoretical Framework

Vineeta Yadav

in Political Parties, Business Groups, and Corruption in Developing Countries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735907
eISBN:
9780199894789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735907.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter presents a theoretical framework that analyzes how differences in the lobbying strategies of business interest groups emerge from differences in their legislative institutions, ... More


From Trade to Investment

Geoffrey Jones

in Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the diversification of British trading companies into foreign direct investment in natural resources, manufacturing, and other activities between 1870 and 1914. They built on ... More


Merchants to Multinationals: British Trading Companies in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Geoffrey Jones

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199249992
eISBN:
9780191596483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199249997.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book examines the history of British multinational trading companies from the eighteenth century to the present day. During the Industrial Revolution, British merchants established overseas ... More


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