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The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Procedure of the UN Security Council is the definitive book of its kind and has been widely used by UN practitioners and scholars for over twenty years. This new revised and ... More


American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Phil Almond and Anthony Ferner (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book addresses some of the major contemporary issues in comparative business and employment relations. At its core are the findings of a four-year international exploration of the management of ... More


Subsidiary Organs

Sydney D. Bailey and Sam Daws

in The Procedure of the UN Security Council

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198280736
eISBN:
9780191598746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198280734.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Discusses subsidiary organs of the UN Security Council, the establishment of which is empowered by Article 29 of the UN Charter. The first section of the chapter describes organs concerned with ... More


Centralization

Anthony Ferner, Paddy Gunnigle, Javier Quintanilla, Hartmut Wächter, and Tony Edwards

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter considers the balance between central control and subsidiary autonomy in HR policy and practice. US multinationals have been shown to centralize control of international HR policy ... More


The Case Study Companies in Their Organizational Context

Peter Butler, David Collings, René Peters, and Javier Quintanilla

in American Multinationals in Europe: Managing Employment Relations Across National Borders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274635
eISBN:
9780191706530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274635.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter provides a brief overview of the companies forming the basis of the analysis. The sketches are grouped into three categories: core, secondary, and minor studies. The precise ranking is a ... More


Integration and Control

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter presents findings on control and integration policies between parent and subsidiary that were adopted following acquisition. It draws on both quantitative and qualitative research which ... More


Integration: A Closer Look

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter takes a closer look at post-acquisition integration, focusing on how the ways of integrating acquisitions with parent companies relate to control policies. Drawing upon detailed ... More


Global Strategy and Organization

Andrew Inkpen and Kannan Ramaswamy

in Global Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Advantage across Borders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167207
eISBN:
9780199789825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167207.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter extends the discussion of strategic approaches by focusing on the organizational demands of global strategies, with an emphasis on MNE structural choices. It begins with a case study to ... More


Processes of Post-acquisition Change

John Child, David Faulkner, and Robert Pitkethly

in The Management of International Acquisitions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199267101
eISBN:
9780191716706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267101.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter describes the change processes adopted by acquiring companies and assesses their effectiveness in bringing about improved performance from the acquired subsidiaries. It notes that the ... More


Transplants, Transfer, and Work Transformation

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

in Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter introduces long running debates about Japanese firms, both as developers of distinctive models of production and employment relations in Japan, and as the potential disseminators of ... More


Operating the 1974 Railways Act: Financial Results, Organisational Responses, and Relations with Government

Terry Gourvish

in British Rail 1974–1997: From Integration to Privatisation

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199250059
eISBN:
9780191719516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199250059.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter begins with a discussion of decline in British Rail's financial performance between 1974 and 1979. It then discusses the impetus for organizational reform, the new organization of 1977, ... More


Strategic Positions and Positional Strategies

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin

in Local Players in Global Games: The Strategic Constitution of a Multinational Corporation

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275625
eISBN:
9780191705809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275625.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The preceding chapters have narrated the ongoing struggles for position within APV as a global game seen from the perspective of four local players: three national subsidiaries and the corporate ... More


Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Stephen D. Cohen

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Foreign direct investment (FDI) and multinational corporations (MNCs) play a large and growing role in shaping our world, both economically and politically. Public and academic opinion has long been ... More


The Rules of the Game

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the offshoring of work from the United States to India as it occurred at one company. It considers the types of work being moved and the labor conditions under which they are ... More


 A Better Approach to Understanding Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

In addition to introducing the main integrating themes of this book, this chapter explains how they are distinct from those studied in the usual approach to analyzing multinational corporations ... More


 Defining the Subject: Subtleties and Ambiguities

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter deals with the definitions and descriptions — many of which are neither self-evident nor universally understood — that articulate the defining characteristics of FDI and MNCs. First, the ... More


Multinational Firms in China: Entry Strategies, Competition, and Firm Performance

Sea-Jin Chang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687077
eISBN:
9780191766923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687077.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book examines how winners came out on top of the fierce marketplace of China’s economic reform. It looks at how successful multinational firms grew their operations in China and how successful ... More


Crossing borders

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism: From the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780199272099
eISBN:
9780191602184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272093.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the strategies firms have used to exploit and enhance their competitive advantage by crossing borders. It begins with corporate strategies for entering and existing countries. ... More


Introduction

COLIN NEWBURY

in Patrons, Clients, and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-rule in Asia, Africa, and the Pacific

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199257812
eISBN:
9780191717864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199257812.003.19
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This introductory chapter examines the terminology of subordination including ‘paramountcy’, ‘protection’, ‘subsidiary alliance’, ‘indirect rule’, and ‘collaboration’, drawn mainly from British ... More


Strategy and Management in MNE Subsidiaries

Julian Birkinshaw

in Oxford Handbook of International Business

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first part of this chapter is a selective review of the last thirty years of literature on multinational enterprise (MNE) subsidiaries, which aims to provide a roadmap of the field by ... More


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