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Foreign Ownership and its Consequences

J. E. M. Thirkell, K. Petkov, and S. A. Vickerstaff

in The Transformation of Labour Relations: Restructuring and Privatization in Eastern Europe and Russia

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289791
eISBN:
9780191684760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289791.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, International Business

The aim of this chapter is to examine the impact of foreign ownership on labour relations. This chapter is based on five cases. The first, Slovcar, from Slovakia, shows how foreign management was ... More


Arts and Sciences

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0030
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author describes the state of the arts and sciences in England, noting the country's printing, newspapers, facility of travelling, price of provisions, hot-houses, excellence of the British Navy, ... More


Trade and Industry

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0031
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author presents an account of the science of mechanics in England and its various uses in trade and industry, including mills, foundries, steam engines, water-works, etc. He describes the ... More


Seeing and Being Seen: Reimagining the Encounter among Artist, Artwork, and the Public

Sharon Hecker

in Moment's Monument: Medardo Rosso and the International Origins of Modern Sculpture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520294486
eISBN:
9780520967564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294486.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter introduces the modern strategies that Medardo Rosso developed to reach an audience during his Parisian years. He worked mostly on a small scale and cast in his studio rather than having ... More


Engineers as the Agents of Science and Empire, 1886–1914

Shellen Xiao Wu

in Empires of Coal: Fueling China's Entry into the Modern World Order, 1860-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792844
eISBN:
9780804794732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792844.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter Four examines the large-scale modern enterprises opened in the interior by the Chinese themselves, including influential government figures such as Li Hongzhang and Zhang Zhidong. This ... More


Getting Established 1820–1826

Lawrence M. Crutcher

in George Keats of Kentucky: A Life

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136882
eISBN:
9780813141411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136882.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

George takes an equity interest in the Bakewell & Prentice saw mill, but he too falls ill, and a planned expansion falls behind schedule. John's friends determine that he must go to Italy for his ... More


Rising Cost of Fabrication

Clair Brown and Greg Linden

in Chips and Change: How Crisis Reshapes the Semiconductor Industry

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013468
eISBN:
9780262258654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013468.003.0040
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter analyses the second crisis, which was the rise in fabrication costs, to affect the semiconductor industry, and the steps taken to respond to this crisis. It explores the history of ... More


State, Multinational Corporations, Returnees, and Development of China’s Integrated Circuit (IC) Design Industry

Yifei Sun, Zi Xue, and Debin Du

in China as an Innovation Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198753568
eISBN:
9780191815096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753568.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, International Business

This chapter examines the growth and technological upgrading of China’s integrated circuit (IC) design industry. It reveals the bumpy history of its earlier efforts as well as its measured success in ... More


The Spanish Naval Contractor State and Entrepreneurs

Rafael Torres Sánchez

in Military Entrepreneurs and the Spanish Contractor State in the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198784111
eISBN:
9780191826702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198784111.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Economic History

This chapter shows that entrepreneurs played a much bigger role in naval supplies than has traditionally been thought. They took in all types of supplies such as wood, cannons, and coal, and even ... More


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