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Influence of Global Business on India

Kshama V. Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

in India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter investigates how global business has influenced the operation of Indian businesses. It discusses the operation of national companies in British India and describes the receptive phase of ... More


An Ethical Framework for the Global Market Economy

Hans Küng

in Making Globalization Good: The Moral Challenges of Global Capitalism

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199257010
eISBN:
9780191596223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257019.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In this chapter, the theologian Hans Küng looks at the various attempts to formulate an acceptable cross‐cultural (multicultural) global ethic, which might be used both as an end in itself, and a ... More


India Means Business: How the Elephant Earned its Stripes

Kshama Kaushik and Kaushik Dutta

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198072614
eISBN:
9780199081592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198072614.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This book traces the evolution of business in India from the pre-British Raj days to look at the forces that have shaped Indian commerce and economy. It presents a well-rounded picture of the ... More


Systemic Influences on PTA Formation

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner

in Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135298
eISBN:
9781400842537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135298.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines international influences on preferential trading arrangements (PTAs). Both the incidence of PTA formation and the frequency with which states have entered such arrangements have ... More


Norway: Raw Material Refinement and Innovative Companies in Global Dynamics

Eli Moen

in Nordic Capitalisms and Globalization: New Forms of Economic Organization and Welfare Institutions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199594535
eISBN:
9780191724909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594535.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter sets out by asking whether Norway, as a petro-economy, is running the risk of falling into the natural resource trap. Though there is no answer to this question, the chapter ... More


Hospitality Branding

Chekitan S. Dev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452031
eISBN:
9780801465703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452031.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

In recent years the brand has moved squarely into the spotlight as the key to success in the hospitality industry. Business strategy once began with marketing and incorporated branding as one of its ... More


Marketing Death: Culture and the Making of a Life Insurance Market in China

Cheris Shun-ching Chan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195394078
eISBN:
9780199951154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394078.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Based on an extensive ethnography of the emergence of commercial life insurance in China, this book examines how culture impacts economic practice. It details how a Chinese life insurance market is ... More


Baseball as a Global Business: Balancing Power

Robert F. Lewis

in Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732078
eISBN:
9781604732177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732078.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter functions as a concluding chapter that summarizes the progressive synthesis of baseball, viewed through MLB, as a sport, domestic monopoly, neocolonial power, and global business. It ... More


Britain

Geoffrey Jones

in Business Groups in the West: Origins, Evolution, and Resilience

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198717973
eISBN:
9780191787591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198717973.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter explores the prevalence of business groups in Britain. It shows that during the nineteenth century British merchant houses established business groups with diversified portfolio and ... More


The Tour’s Globalizing Agenda in the Television Age

Eric Reed

in Selling the Yellow Jersey: The Tour de France in the Global Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226206530
eISBN:
9780226206677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226206677.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Television emerged as the most important commercial pillar of the Tour and global sports business after the Second World War. Chapter Six explains how, as the television economy of professional ... More


Division

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

The end of the Second World War was another major turning point in the global insurance industry. Not only communist countries but also former colonies were restricting the activities of foreign ... More


Measuring the dynamics of global business cycle connectedness

Francis X. Diebold and Kamil Yilmaz

in Unobserved Components and Time Series Econometrics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199683666
eISBN:
9780191763298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683666.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Using a connectedness measurement technology fundamentally grounded in modern network theory, the chapter measures real output connectedness for a set of six developed countries, from 1962 to 2010. ... More


Inclusive Capitalism and the Return of Social Purpose

Mahesh K. Joshi and J.R. Klein

in Global Business

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827481
eISBN:
9780191866388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827481.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Inclusive capitalism is a hot topic and for the right reasons. It has been the focus of discussions both in academic and development circles around the world. “The role that business plays in ... More


Impact of Addictive Substances and Behaviours on Individual and Societal Well-being

Peter Anderson, Jürgen Rehm, and Robin Room (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198714002
eISBN:
9780191782282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198714002.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Evolutionary biology suggests that humans are active and functional with regard to addictive substances and behaviours, rather than being passive and vulnerable. This applies to a range of substances ... More


Thieves Like Us: Enterprise in Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Dhoom 2 (2006), and Guru (2007)

M.K. Raghavendra

in The Politics of Hindi Cinema in the New Millennium: Bollywood and the Anglophone Indian Nation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199450565
eISBN:
9780199083091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199450565.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The three films dealt with in this chapter are all about ‘entrepreneurs’ who embark on careers embracing different kinds or degrees of illegality. The important factor is that all three films deal ... More


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