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Introduction: Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Robert Grosse

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199233755
eISBN:
9780191715549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233755.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Latin American companies have not fared well in international competition in recent years, compared with North American, European, and Japanese firms. A greater concern is that competitors from ... More


The History of Multinational Enterprise

Mira Wilkins

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The literature on the history of multinational enterprises (MNEs) is reviewed in sections. These cover general works, case studies, industry studies, diplomatic history and the history of public ... More


Strategy and the Multinational Enterprise

Stephen B. Tallman and George S. Yip

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A strategy analysis framework is used to examine the key strategic issues facing multinational enterprises (MNEs). The strategic analysis process is first reviewed, and then issues of international ... More


China and International Business

John Child

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0024
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The first part of this chapter discusses China's growing role in international business and the inward and outward investment problems attending this. China's institutional context is then addressed, ... More


International Business Research on Transition Economies

Klaus E. Meyer

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0025
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Focuses on challenges faced by businesses in the transition context, drawing on research beyond the main business journals. First, the microeconomic aspects of economic transition are summarized, ... More


Big Bang

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter discusses the lead up to the ‘Big Bang’ and its effects––the Big Bang refers to the abolition of fixed commissions and the single capacity on 27 October 1986, both of which had been at ... More


Oxford Handbook of International Business

Alan M. Rugman and Thomas L. Brewer (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199241828
eISBN:
9780191596834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241821.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This handbook synthesizes all the relevant literature on international business over the last forty years in 28 original chapters by the world's most distinguished scholars. The coverage is split ... More


Capital Flows, Capital Controls, and International Business Risk

David M. Berg and Stephen E. Guisinger

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The literature on capital flows in the world economy is reviewed, along with that on the utilization of capital controls and the broader issues of international business risks associated with debt ... More


International Business in Latin America

Robert Grosse

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0023
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

An examination is made of international business activity in Latin America. It starts by tracing the historical context, and then analyses four issues that are central to international business in ... More


Prelude to Change, 1970–1979

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The first section of this chapter outlines the growing threats to the London Stock Exchange through the 1970s, including the ability of its members to block new proposals by the Council of the Stock ... More


Drifting Towards Oblivion, 1950–1959

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter look at the decline of the London Stock Exchange during the 1950s. The first part discusses the ways that the Stock Exchange raised money to enable it to survive in the early 1950s, ... More


Failing to Adjust, 1960–1969

Ranald C. Michie

in The London Stock Exchange: A History

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199242559
eISBN:
9780191596643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199242550.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the continuing decline and failure of the London Stock Exchange to adjust to change during the 1960s, when the government rather than the market continued to be the major ... More


The Key Literature on IB Activities: 1960–2000

John H. Dunning

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The main thrust and content are considered of two influential strands of the international business (IB) literature. The first examines the development of scholarly thought on the determinants of ... More


From the Outbreak of War in July 1914 to the Genoa Conference, 1922

Volker R. Berghahn

in American Big Business in Britain and Germany: A Comparative History of Two "Special Relationships" in the 20th Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161099
eISBN:
9781400850297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161099.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the state of American and European economies during the outbreak of World War I until the Genoa Conference was convened in 1922. It first considers the military–political ... More


National Policies and Domestic Politics

Debora L. Spar

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Arguing that international business is essentially and incontrovertibly political, this essay describes the range of state policies that can shape and constrain the behaviour of firms. Specifically, ... More


The Multinational Enterprise as an Organization

D. Eleanor Westney and Srilata Zaheer

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Changing models of multinational enterprise (MNE) organization over the last three decades of the twentieth century are surveyed and their theoretical underpinnings examined. The potential of these ... More


Strategic Alliances

Andrew C. Inkpen

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

There has been an enormous increase in the formation of international strategic alliances and in the research efforts devoted to understanding alliances over the last few decades. The chapter begins ... More


International Financial Management and Multinational Enterprises

Michael Bowe and James W. Dean

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A selective, critical survey is provided of the academic literature on the financial management policy of multinational enterprises (MNEs). The focus of much of the current research is the two major ... More


Methodological Contributions in International Business and the Direction of Academic Research Activity

Bruce Kogut

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0027
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Research in international business has contributed its own methodological designs that serve as templates for subsequent efforts. This chapter first briefly documents three contributions: Raymond ... More


Culture and Human Resources Management

John L. Graham

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:
10.1093/0199241821.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Culture has a pervasive impact on the management of human resources, especially in terms of the efficient transaction, organization, and strategic planning of international business. This chapter ... More


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