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Five Sectors

Wolfgang Streeck

in Re-Forming Capitalism: Institutional Change in the German Political Economy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199573981
eISBN:
9780191702136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573981.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

This chapter introduces Part I of the book, which contains a comprehensive summary of the main results of up-to-date research brought about by looking at five accounts of sectoral processes, namely: ... More


Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Robert Grosse and Luiz F. Mesquita (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

In many discussions of globalization and growth, attention focuses on Asia, notably China, South Korea, and India. In contrast, this book looks at business developments in another key emerging market ... More


Assembling Work: Remaking Factory Regimes in Japanese Multinationals in Britain

Tony Elger and Chris Smith

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199241514
eISBN:
9780191714405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241514.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book uses research on Japanese firms in the UK to contribute to broader debate about the role of international firms in reconstructing contemporary work and employment relations. Japanese ... More


Americanization and Its Limits: Reworking US Technology and Management in Post-war Europe and Japan

Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269044
eISBN:
9780191717123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269044.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Throughout the evolution of the modern world economy, new models of productive efficiency and business organization have emerged — in Britain in the 19th century, in the US in the early (and perhaps ... More


The Governance of Work Systems

Arndt Sorge

in The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Comparative studies of work, organization, management, human resources, and industrial relation in Germany — according to methodologically rigorous standards of international comparison — have been ... More


Enterprise Management and Corporate Governance

Arndt Sorge

in The Global and the Local: Understanding the Dialectics of Business Systems

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199278909
eISBN:
9780191706820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278909.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The dialectical complementarity of liberalism and corporatist governance in provincialized layers has brought forth internationally oriented companies promoting diversified quality production, credit ... More


Performance after Acquisition

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/9780199267101.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter looks at the impact of control, organization, and strategy on post-acquisition performance. Among the key points that arise is that acquisition is a lever for making changes aimed at ... More


The Regulation of Labour Standards/Rights in Supplier Countries: The Role of Firms, Nation States, and International Organizations

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/9780199214815.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter starts by examining the labour standards and rights which exist in low-wage supplier countries and the role played by national institutions — particularly the state and unions, but also ... More


The Constitutionalization of the Global Corporate Sphere?

Grahame F. Thompson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199594832
eISBN:
9780191746079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594832.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Modern constitutions are relatively recent instruments of rule and are closely associated with the formation of national states from the eighteenth century onwards. So what is this term doing in ... More


Bridging Islands: Venture Companies and the Future of Japanese and American Industry

Robert Kneller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199268801
eISBN:
9780191699283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199268801.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Innovation

The innovative strength of the world's two largest economies, the United States and Japan, are based on two different forms of industrial and social organization. For the United States, venture ... More


Regional Problems and Opportunities

Richard Pomfret

in The Central Asian Economies in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691182216
eISBN:
9780691185408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691182216.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter analyzes alternative strategies—multilateral and regional—pursued by the Central Asian countries to integrate into a wider economic circle, emphasizing the shift from being part of the ... More


Conclusion: Post-socialist management in CEE and the international economy

Roderick Martin

in Transforming Management in Central and Eastern Europe

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198775690
eISBN:
9780191695377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198775690.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This concluding chapter discusses two issues. The first is the type of enterprise structure emerging in CEE, compared with other current forms of capitalist economic organization. The second issue is ... More


HRM, Leadership, and Culture

D. Hugh Whittaker

in Comparative Entrepreneurship: The UK, Japan, and the Shadow of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563661
eISBN:
9780191701887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563661.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Opportunity and business creation, innovation, competitive orientations, and other outcomes are not achieved by the sole efforts of entrepreneurs or even through founding teams. They are achieved ... More


City-Regions: Economic Motors and Political Actors on the Global Stage

Allen J. Scott

in Social Economy of the Metropolis: Cognitive-Cultural Capitalism and the Global Resurgence of Cities

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199549306
eISBN:
9780191701511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199549306.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter discusses how city-regions (enormous expanses of metropolitan areas, which are often focused on a central metropolis area) and world cities/global cities are produced, and how they ... More


Introduction

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/9780198293156.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

The multinational enterprise (MNE) has been one of the foremost economic, political, and social influences in the world economy for many decades. In response to its growth, important developments in ... More


Inauguration: The Demise of the ITO and the Rise of Bilateral Treaties (Mid-1940s–Late 1960s)

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/9780198293156.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter describes the establishment of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) and the unsuccessful efforts to create the International Trade Organization (ITO) during the early ... More


Policy Linkages: Investment, Trade, and Technology Transfer

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/9780198293156.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter places foreign direct investment in the context of the broader array of international business transactions that multinational enterprises engages in, including technology transfer and ... More


Integrating GCM with Global Strategy and Organization

George S. Yip and Audrey J. M. Bink

in Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Chapter 2 examined how a supplier should decide whether to adopt a global customer management (GCM) programme. This chapter discusses how to evaluate the GCM drivers in both the customer's and the ... More


Structuring the Global Customer Management Programme

George S. Yip and Audrey J. M. Bink

in Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Chapter 3 discussed how the global customer management (GCM) programme should fit into the company's overall global strategy and global organization. This chapter moves on to the GCM programme ... More


Durable Subordination: Chinese Labour Regime through a South Korean Lens

Ching Kwan Lee

in East Asian Capitalism: Diversity, Continuity, and Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199643097
eISBN:
9780191741944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643097.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, International Business

Crucial institutional changes have taken place in the Chinese labour market regime over the past three decades, primarily in the processes of commodification and informalization. The global ... More


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