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International Democracy and the West: The Roles of Governments, Civil Society, and Multinational Business

Richard Youngs

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199274468
eISBN:
9780191602030
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274460.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book adds to debates on the international dimensions of democratisation by exploring the politics and actions of Western governments, multinational companies, and non-profit organisations ... More


Multinational Corporations and Labor Conditions

Robert J. Flanagan

in Globalization and Labor Conditions

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195306002
eISBN:
9780199783564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195306007.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter studies the effects of multinational companies on labor conditions around the world. The evidence shows that (1) the economic presence of multinationals in foreign countries is often ... More


Divergent Multinational Firms: Home and Host Economy Effects on Internationalization Strategies and Organizational Capabilities

Richard Whitley

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/9780199205172.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Multinational companies vary considerably in the extent to which they invest key resources in different kinds of market economy and encourage learning from these diverse environments. They therefore ... More


The International Dimension

Jonathan Charkham and Anne Simpson

in Fair Shares: The Future of Shareholder Power and Responsibility

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292142
eISBN:
9780191684876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292142.003.0020
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability, Business History

This chapter examines the multinational company, the shareholders, diversification through international investment, private shareholders, and future developments to globalization. There will ... More


Managing Globally

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/9780199229833.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

This chapter begins with a discussion of the globalization context for managing global customers. It then turns to the globalization of buying and selling and the key response by suppliers — and ... More


The Implementation Game: The TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries

Carolyn Deere

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199550616
eISBN:
9780191720284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In the 1990s, the fight between North and South over intellectual property (IP) reached new heights. The result was the World Trade Organization's (WTO's) deeply contested agreement on Trade‐Related ... More


Training, Productivity, and Quality Control in Japanese Multinational Companies

Mari Sako

in The Japanese Firm: Sources of Competitive Strength

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288152
eISBN:
9780191684579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288152.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides a helpful insight into Japanese multinational companies to understand their training, productivity, and quality control processes. This chapter is a report of research on eight ... More


The View from Hyderabad: The “Indian” Pharmaceutical Industry and the New Patent Regime

Murphy Halliburton

in India and the Patent Wars: Pharmaceuticals in the New Intellectual Property Regime

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501713460
eISBN:
9781501713972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713460.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The boom town of Hyderabad is the center of India’s pharmaceutical industry, and this was where I met with representatives from two Indian pharmaceutical companies to discuss topics such as economies ... More


Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Pol Antràs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This is the first book to provide a fully comprehensive overview of the complicated issues facing multinational companies and their global sourcing strategies. Few international trade transactions ... More


Managing Global Customers: An Integrated Approach

George S. Yip and Audrey J.M. Bink

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199229833
eISBN:
9780191696374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199229833.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, International Business

Multinational companies need to manage their relationships with multinational customers with a globally integrated approach. This book provides a systematic framework for developing and implementing ... More


Fixing U.S. International Taxation

Daniel N. Shaviro

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359752
eISBN:
9780199359776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359752.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

International tax rules, which determine how countries tax cross-border investment, are increasingly important with the rise of globalization, but the modern U.S. rules, even more than those in most ... More


The Effects of Multinational Production on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries

Drusilla K. Brown, Alan V. Deardorff, and Robert M. Stern

in Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226036151
eISBN:
9780226036557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter assesses the empirical evidence on the effects of multinational production on wages and working conditions in developing countries. It is motivated by the controversies that have ... More


Work-Life Balance, Management Practices, and Productivity

Nick Bloom, Tobias Kretschmer, and John Van Reenen

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/9780226261959.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

A debate is raging all over the developed world about quality of work issues. As unemployment has fallen in the United States and United Kingdom, attention has focused more on the quality rather than ... More


Industry Before the Arusha Declaration

Andrew Coulson

in Tanzania: A Political Economy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199679966
eISBN:
9780191765964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679966.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Before the Second World War, little manufacturing took place in Tanganyika other than the first-stage processing of crops such as sisal, tea, cotton or coffee, which was essential if they were to be ... More


The Development of the IT Industry in Taiwan: Public Research Institutions as Growth Impetus?

Dan Breznitz

in Innovation and the State: Political Choice and Strategies for Growth in Israel, Taiwan, and Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300120189
eISBN:
9780300153408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300120189.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter describes the role of the public research institutions in the development of the information technology (IT) industry in Taiwan. Taiwan is the only society in the region that has, in ... More


Jobs Online

Alice O. Nakamura, Kathryn L. Shaw, Richard B. Freeman, Emi Nakamura, and Amanda Pyman

in Studies of Labor Market Intermediation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226032887
eISBN:
9780226032900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226032900.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Both job-seeker and employer search and selection activities are referred to as recruiting. Employer surveys provide insight into the substantial usage that companies now make of e-recruiting. ... More


Reduce the Corporate Income Tax Rate

Michael J. Graetz

in 100 Million Unnecessary Returns: A Simple, Fair, and Competitive Tax Plan for the United States

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300122749
eISBN:
9780300150193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300122749.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the need to reduce the corporate income tax rate in the United States. It argues that the tax which the federal government imposes on large businesses, or the corporate income ... More


Conclusion

in Foreign Firms, Investment, and Environmental Regulation in the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771535
eISBN:
9780804775144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771535.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the impact of foreign direct investment on environmental regulation in China. It provides evidence that China's integration with the ... More


Looking Forward

Sarah Bowen

in Divided Spirits: "Tequila, Mezcal, and the Politics of Production"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520281042
eISBN:
9780520962583
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520281042.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Consumers increasingly value mezcals and tequilas that are tied to particular places and traditions. In addition, a proposed revision to the standard that regulates mezcal suggests the possibility of ... More


Critical Realism and International Comparative Case Research

Ayse Saka-Helmhout

in Studying Organizations Using Critical Realism: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199665525
eISBN:
9780191771637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665525.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The chapter addresses the distinct issues of making comparisons internationally. It outlines the method of comparative historical analysis and the identification of sets of necessary and sufficient ... More


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