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International Business and Democracy

Richard Youngs

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

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199274468
eISBN:
9780191602030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199274460.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter examines the evolving positions and actions of multinational corporations in relation to democratic norms. The focus on core rights issues under the Corporate Social Responsibility ... More


Introduction: Multinational Corporations as Lead Agents 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/9780199275625.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of two major developments during the end of the 20th century: the growth of industrial districts or regional clusters of smaller firms in many ... More


Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Elisa Morgera

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This book examines the highly topical question of the current and future role of international environmental law in directing and controlling the environmental conduct of business enterprises, in ... More


Associating Local Strategies of Global Reach: Horsens, Lake Mills, Eastbourne, and APV

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/9780199275625.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This chapter tells the story of the growth of the MNC using the example of four distinct firms, which after struggling for survival as more or less independent entities for over a century, came ... More


Primary Rules?

Elisa Morgera

in Corporate Accountability in International Environmental Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199558018
eISBN:
9780191705311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558018.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter argues that in the absence of international environmental obligations binding upon multinational corporations, the emergence of legal standards will allow adapting and translating ... More


International Trade Union Revitalization: The Role of National Union Approaches

Nathan Lillie and Miguel Martínez Lucio

in Varieties of Unionism: Strategies for Union Revitalization in a Globalizing Economy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199270149
eISBN:
9780191710353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199270149.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The increasing globalization of the economy and the continued expansion of multinational corporations have triggered a variety of forms of union action across national frontiers. The chapter examines ... More


Introduction: A Plea for Global Justice

in Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

Globalization is a paradox: it is supposed to bring people closer together, yet its individualistic and competitive stance has driven them apart; it produces lavish and excessive wealth but also ... More


Introduction

Federico Varese

in Mafias on the Move: How Organized Crime Conquers New Territories

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691128559
eISBN:
9781400836727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691128559.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's key themes. The book examines mafias' ability to transplant in new and distant territories. Conventional wisdom suggests that organized ... More


Multinational Cost of Capital and Capital Structure

FRANCK BANCEL, USHA R. MITTOO, and ZHOU ZHANG

in International Finance: A Survey

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199754656
eISBN:
9780199979462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754656.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Financial theory predicts that multinational corporations (MNCs) should have a lower cost of capital and a higher leverage level compared to domestic corporations (DCs) because of their enhanced ... 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


National Policies to Attract Foreign Direct Investment in Research and Development: An Assessment of Brazil and Selected Countries

Mariana Zanatta, Eduardo Strachman, Flávia Carvalho, Pollyana C. Varrichio, Edilaine Camillo, and Mariana Barra

in Southern Engines of Global Growth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199580606
eISBN:
9780191723353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580606.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines the main policies employed to attract multinational corporation (MNC) technological activities in China, India, Ireland, Israel, Singapore, and Taiwan in order to analyse the ... More


Contracts and Investment in Natural Resources

William Hogan, Federico Sturzenegger, and Laurence Tai

in The Natural Resources Trap: Private Investment without Public Commitment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013796
eISBN:
9780262275538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013796.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The objective of this book is not to discuss whether natural resources turn out to be good or bad, but rather to address a related issue: the problem that countries face in setting up a credible and ... More


Globalization without Integration: International Considerations

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The chapter explores both the role of international organizations in promoting equity market finance and the circumstances of the international market for equities, which make a local market ... More


Singapore: Destination for Multinationals

Chia Siow Yue

in Regions, Globalization, and the Knowledge-Based Economy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199250011
eISBN:
9780191596216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Singapore has made the region and the world its economic hinterland and is a favoured destination for multinational corporations. This chapter addresses three main issues: Singapore as a ... More


The Global Cigarette

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study concerning the origin and evolution of BAT Co. as a global cigarette company. This study ... More


The Adventures of Mickey Mouse, Big Mac, and Coke in the Land of the Gauls

Richard F. Kuisel

in The French Way: How France Embraced and Rejected American Values and Power

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691151816
eISBN:
9781400839971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691151816.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter focuses on major American business enterprises in France. It addresses three issues. First, did Coca-Cola and the others directly export their products, techniques, and strategies to ... More


The Contribution of Multinational Corporations to U.S. Productivity Growth, 1977–2000

Carol Corrado, Paul Lengermann, and Larry Slifman

in International Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globalization

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226709598
eISBN:
9780226709604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709604.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the contribution of multinational corporations (MNC) to the aggregate productivity record of the U.S. for the period from 1977 to 2000. The findings indicate that MNC parents or ... More


Birth of a Multinational Enterprise

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the growth of BAT Co. as a multinational cigarette company. In 1902, James Duke and other BAT Co. directors consolidated ... More


Multinational Corporations and Global Justice: Human Rights Obligations of a Quasi-Governmental Institution

Florian Wettstein

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804762403
eISBN:
9780804772600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804762403.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This book addresses the changing role and responsibilities of large multinational corporations (MNCs) in the global political economy. This cross- and inter-disciplinary work makes innovative ... More


NGOs, Multinationals, and Global Trade Governance

Kent Jones

in Who's Afraid of the WTO?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195166163
eISBN:
9780199849819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166163.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter discusses the role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and multinational corporations (MNCs) in global trade policy. It examines governance in the global trading system with regard ... More


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