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The Clothing Industries in Supplier Countries: Buyer–Supplier Relations (1)

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of two important supplier countries for mainly European buyer firms — Turkey and Romania. Turkish and Romanian firms are situated in their specific economic, ... More


The Clothing Industries in Supplier Countries: Buyer—Supplier Relations (2)

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents a detailed analysis of two further important supplier countries — Mexico and China. While Mexico acts as a supplier for US firms, China is the largest supplier to both US and ... More


Coping with Vertical Disintegration: Customer–Supplier Relations and Producer Strategies in Complex Manufacturing Supply Chains

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Chapter introduces the problem of vertical disintegration, outlining the basic competitive dynamics that give rise to it. A five fold typology of supplier-customer relations is presented: arms ... More


Toward the Relational Reconstruction of Regional Political Economy

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that American manufacturing is mired in an altogether partial transition to a more collaborative interfirm organization of production, rife with ongoing contradictions that sit ... More


Work and Employment Relations in the Smaller Component Subcontractors: Distinctive Pressures and Contrasting Trajectories

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/9780199241514.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyses the evolution of management policies and work and employment relations in two smaller Japanese sub-contractors. Both firms were tightly constrained by customer-supplier ... More


Intra-Industry Differences I: Why Companies Differ

Mari Sako

in Shifting Boundaries of the Firm: Japanese Company - Japanese Labour

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199268160
eISBN:
9780191708534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268160.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter presents a study of supplier development activities in the automobile sector. The national institutions of corporate governance in Japan make it easier for all Japanese automobile ... More


Uncertainty and Contradiction in the New Old Economy

Josh Whitford

in The New Old Economy: Networks, Institutions, and the Organizational Transformation of American Manufacturing

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199286010
eISBN:
9780191713903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199286010.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter argues that even when OEMs and suppliers in the American Upper Midwest have taken substantial steps to restructure their organizations in ways that force reliance on collaborative ... More


The Global Production Networks of US, UK, and German Firms

Christel Lane and Jocelyn Probert

in National Capitalisms, Global Production Networks: Fashioning the Value Chain in the UK, US, and Germany

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199214815
eISBN:
9780191721779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214815.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter surveys the factors that have given rise to foreign sourcing and analyses the divergent manner in which national institutional environments, as well as international regulatory bodies, ... More


The Market Makers: How Retailers are Reshaping the Global Economy

Gary G. Hamilton, Benjamin Senauer, and Misha Petrovic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199590179
eISBN:
9780191724893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199590179.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book describes and analyzes the transformation that occurred in retailing in the last half of the twentieth century and demonstrates that this transformation has substantially changed the global ... More


The Legal Framework for Corporate Governance: The Influence of Contract Law on Company Strategies in Germany and the United States

Steven Casper

in Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199247752
eISBN:
9780191596346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247757.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

The chapter examines the key role played by legal frameworks in the construction of the political economy and its relationship to corporate strategy. Germany and the US have different legal systems. ... More


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