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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


Corporate Governance in International Joint Ventures: Toward a Theory of Partner Preferences

John Child and Suzana B. Rodrigues

in Corporate Governance and Firm Organization: Microfoundations and Structural Forms

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269761
eISBN:
9780191710087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269761.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter broadens current agency approaches by exploring CG in international joint ventures (IJVs) as investments that entail more pronounced risks than usual and ‘multiple agency’ problems. A ... More


Dynamics of Overlapping Networks and Strategic Actions by the International Firm

Lars‐Gunnar Mattsson

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Stresses the embeddedness of the individual firm in the network of firms with which it necessarily has ties; this ‘markets‐as‐networks’ approach interprets the generic governance structure for ... More


Foreign Direct Investment and Patterns of Industrialization and Trade in Developing Countries: The Brazilian Experience *

Gerald K. Helleiner (ed.)

in Trade Policy, Industrialization, and Development: New Perspectives

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198283591
eISBN:
9780191684456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198283591.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the relationship between foreign direct investment (FDI) and trade orientation in developing countries. It also explores the exogenous influence of the FDI upon host countries's ... More


Introduction to Part 1

Murali Patibandla

in International Trade and Investment Behaviour of Firms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780190126865
eISBN:
9780190991951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190126865.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

International trade and investment across countries, both developed and developing economies, are a major source of economic growth by improving allocative efficiency of resources and rapid flow of ... More


Introduction

Robert Gulotty

in Narrowing the Channel: The Politics of Regulatory Protection in International Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226669229
eISBN:
9780226669533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226669533.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter one begins by offering theory and evidence for the central role of firms in the political economy of trade. The chapter draws on recent innovations in administrative data to describe the firm ... More


Conclusion

David Collins

in The BRIC States and Outward Foreign Direct Investment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199652716
eISBN:
9780191746185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652716.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter looks at the trends in the regulation of outward foreign direct investment (FDI) from Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRIC countries). The rapid rise of multinational enterprises ... More


Transnational design and local implications for planning: project flights and landings1

Davide Ponzini

in Planning and Knowledge: How New Forms of Technocracy Are Shaping Contemporary Cities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447345244
eISBN:
9781447345633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447345244.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter reflects on contemporary logics of technical knowledge production, replication, and transmission questioning the operating of international design firms in autocratic countries. It does ... More


Productivity Differences in an International Pharmaceutical Firm

Tor Eriksson and Niels Westergaard-Nielsen

in International Differences in the Business Practices and Productivity of Firms

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226261942
eISBN:
9780226261959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226261959.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

The differences in productivity growth between the United States and Europe since the early 1990s have been explained by differences in the speed of adopting the new information and communication ... More


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