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The Changing Japanese Multinational: Application, Adaptation, and Learning in Car Manufacturing and Financial Services

Richard Whitley, Glenn Morgan, William Kelly, and Diana Sharpe

in Business Systems and Organizational Capabilities: The Institutional Structuring of Competitive Competences

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines how international managerial careers and attitudes are changing in Japanese companies in two different industries: car manufacturing and banking. This assessment is based on a ... More


The Irish Software Industry

Anita Sands

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The Irish software industry is a tale of two industries. The multinational sector — the outcome of a successful foreign direct investment (FDI) policy by the Irish government — contributed to the ... More


The Brazilian Software Industry

Antonio J. Junqueira Botelho, Giancarlo Stefanuto, and Francisco Veloso

in From Underdogs to Tigers: The Rise and Growth of the Software Industry in Brazil, China, India, Ireland, and Israel

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199275601
eISBN:
9780191705823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199275601.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Starting in the early 1990s, a growing and increasingly open Brazilian economy spurred extraordinary development in the domestic IT and software sectors. Firms across the economy invested in IT and ... More


Pragmatic Solutions: From Procedural Justice to Learning by Monitoring

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/9780199275625.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

The process of learning by monitoring may be initiated at many different levels within an MNC, but the key question is to what extent it spreads to involve all relevant parties. If learning by ... More


Creating a Multinational Public for the Corporation

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/9780199275625.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

If the MNC is to become a genuine vehicle for mutually beneficial collaboration and learning by monitoring among its constituent units, as argued in the previous chapter, organizational channels must ... More


Conclusion: Sideshadowing the Future of Globalization

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/9780199275625.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Strong versions of the globalization thesis have been widely criticized by social scientists. By focusing on multinational corporations as the putative lead agent of globalization, this study ... More


Lygon Place: A Corporate Headquarters at War with Itself

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/9780199275625.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter looks at how APV's top management conceived the problem of welding the disparate companies and plants acquired by merger and takeover into a coherent whole; through what organizational ... 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


Managing the Multinational:Administrative and Human Challenges

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/9780199275625.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This study on the making of a global firm in APV and its constitution through strategic interaction among subsidiaries and headquarters has revealed a process in which these actors play roles that ... More


The Functions of the Executive Revisited: Contributions, Inducements, and Constitutional Ordering

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/9780199275625.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter argues that the HQ of APV — and possibly also many other MNC HQs — did not participate in the managerial processes whereby contributions and inducements may be balanced, constitutional ... More


Overview of Indian Multinationals

Nikhil Celly, Abhishek Kathuria, and Venkat Subramanian

in Emerging Indian Multinationals: Strategic Players in a Multipolar World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199466467
eISBN:
9780199086832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199466467.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

India is currently the world’s second most populous nation and the third largest economy on a purchasing power parity basis. These are impressive statistics for a country that attained independence ... More


Born Global in Singapore: Living the Janus Paradox

Kathryn C. Ibata-Arens

in Beyond Technonationalism: Biomedical Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781503605473
eISBN:
9781503608757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503605473.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Singapore’s developmental model had to be based within its multiethnic Chinese, Indian, and Malay population and from its very inception was global in outlook. Its meritocratic Economic Development ... More


From the NIEO to the International Investment Law Regime: The Rise of the Multinational Corporation as a Subject of Regulatory Concern in International Law

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

Chapter 7 traces a ‘road not taken’ in the history of regulating global corporations in pursuit of economic democracy, the conditions that led to its failure, and the emergence of the contemporary ... More


The Long History of the Regulation of Private Business Corporations in International Law

Doreen Lustig

in Veiled Power: International Law and the Private Corporation 1886-1981

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198822097
eISBN:
9780191861185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198822097.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The conclusion challenges the prevailing narrative on the 1990s as the watershed period during which a new sensibility emerged towards the responsibility of private business corporations as subjects ... More


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