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Control: Codes and the Obligations of Multinational Enterprises (Late 1960s–Early 1980s)

Thomas L. Brewer and Stephen Young

in The Multilateral Investment System and Multinational Enterprises

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198293156
eISBN:
9780191684951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198293156.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter presents an overview of the expansion of foreign direct investment and the new international economic order in the late 1960s and early 1980s. It describes two recommendations concerning ... More


Prospects for Poor Regions

Allen J. Scott

in Regions and the World Economy: The Coming Shape of Global Production, Competition, and Political Order

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296584
eISBN:
9780191685255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296584.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

About ten of the fifteen largest metropolitan areas in the world are now found to be lesser developed countries because of extensive margins attributed to the relationship of population growth with ... More


Recapitulation and Conclusion

Max H. Boisot

in Knowledge Assets: Securing Competitive Advantage in the Information Economy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198296072
eISBN:
9780191685194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198296072.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

This final chapter explores the broader implications of the analysis for strategic management of knowledge assets in the twenty-first century. In industrialized countries, this kind of management ... More


Politics, Institutions, and Diversified Business Groups

Ben Ross Schneider, Asli M. Colpan, and Weihuang Wong

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/9780198717973.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter examines the effects of national level politics and institutions on the long-term evolution of diversified business groups. A central goal of this chapter is to connect the analysis of ... More


Regulation and Development

Robert Baldwin, Martin Cave, and Martin Lodge

in Understanding Regulation: Theory, Strategy, and Practice

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199576081
eISBN:
9780191806698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199576081.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the impact of regulation on economic development by focusing on the underlying debates that shape both fields. It first considers the diagnosed challenges that the development ... More


Comparative Data on High Participation Systems

Patrick Clancy and Simon Marginson

in High Participation Systems of Higher Education

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198828877
eISBN:
9780191867347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828877.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter provides and discusses existing comparative data on higher education participation between various countries. The chapter starts with a review of the principal measures of participation, ... More


Emerging Economies as Growth Drivers

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/9780198827481.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The role of emerging markets is changing in the twenty-first century, from the traditional provider of low-cost, labor-intensive goods to a global growth engine. These emerging economies are growing ... More


Public–private partnerships

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 20 discusses public–private partnerships (PPPs) between government and major corporations. Generally, in PPPs the government sets the task and agrees the fee, while the private sector does ... More


Imagining a Sustainable Financial System

Simon Zadek

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785453
eISBN:
9780191827372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785453.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Financial and capital markets create externalities, positively when serving the needs of an inclusive, sustainable economy, and negatively when holding back economic development, and increasing ... More


The Global in the 1980s and 1990s: Liquid Modernity, Routines, and the Case of Motorola’s Iridium Satellite Communications Venture

Martin Collins

in The Emergence of Routines: Entrepreneurship, Organization, and Business History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198787761
eISBN:
9780191829857
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787761.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter uses a historical case to engage the theoretical framework of the routines literature. The example is that of Motorola, a multinational, Fortune 500 company, and its start-up Iridium, ... More


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