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

Richard Whitley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199205172
eISBN:
9780191709555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205172.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Twenty-first century capitalism has been marked by an increasing international economic independence, and considerable differences between dominant economic systems of coordination and control. In ... More


Multinational Firms in China: Entry Strategies, Competition, and Firm Performance

Sea-Jin Chang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687077
eISBN:
9780191766923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687077.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

This book examines how winners came out on top of the fierce marketplace of China’s economic reform. It looks at how successful multinational firms grew their operations in China and how successful ... More


Regional Trade Integration and Multinational Firm Strategies

Robert J. Barro and Jong-Wha Lee

in Costs and Benefits of Economic Integration in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199753987
eISBN:
9780199896783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753987.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes the effects of the formation of a regional trade agreement on the level and nature of multinational firm activity. This chapter examines aggregate data that capture the response ... More


Introduction

Sea-Jin Chang

in Multinational Firms in China: Entry Strategies, Competition, and Firm Performance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687077
eISBN:
9780191766923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687077.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business

Chapter 1 reviews relevant Chinese government policies and trends in FDI. In doing so, this chapter identifies key sectoral and regional patterns of FDI and describes key changes in the competitive ... More


Managing Knowledge Within and Outside the Multinational Corporation

Paul Almeida and Anu Phene

in Innovation and Growth: From R&D Strategies of Innovating Firms to Economy-wide Technological Change

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646685
eISBN:
9780191748998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646685.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Knowledge has long played an important role in the theory of the firm. An organization cannot, however, develop within its boundaries all the critical knowledge needed to prosper and grow. ... More


How to boost innovation across borders? International corporate entrepreneurship

Markus Venzin

in Building an International Financial Services Firm: How Successful Firms Design and Execute Cross-Border Strategies

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199535200
eISBN:
9780191701153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535200.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Strategy

This chapter explores how financial services firms facilitate international corporate entrepreneurship within their multinational networks of affiliated firms. It identifies three types of ... More


Wales: Innovating through Global–Local Interaction

Philip Cooke and Kevin Morgan

in The Associational Economy: Firms, Regions, and Innovation

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198290186
eISBN:
9780191684784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198290186.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Political Economy

This chapter explores the possibilities for innovation in the context of a region — Wales — which is dominated by the branch plants of large multinational firms. The evolution of institutional ... More


Enterprise and Competitiveness: A Systems View of International Business

Mark Casson

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289579
eISBN:
9780191684746
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289579.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This book looks at international economic performance at the end of the 20th century. The book explores in particular performance issues connected with international business. It focuses especially ... More


Determinants of Regulatory Barriers to Trade

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/9780226669533.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Chapter three, “Determinants of Regulatory Barriers to Trade” examines industry and country-level determinants of “Specific Trade Concerns,” a dispute-based measure of regulatory protection. In ... More


The Main Building Blocks of U.S. International Taxation

Daniel N. Shaviro

in Fixing U.S. International Taxation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199359752
eISBN:
9780199359776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359752.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

This chapter reviews the basic U.S. international tax rules. It identifies five basic concepts needed to grasp the basic elements of how the U.S. taxes the income of multinational firms. First, there ... More


Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, and Micheline Goedhuys (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199596515
eISBN:
9780191729133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596515.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two of the most pervasive concepts of our times, yet there are still gaps in our understanding of the interactions between entrepreneurship and innovation, ... More


Foreign Direct Investment and the Multinational Enterprise

Steven Brakman and Harry Garretsen (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262026451
eISBN:
9780262269124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026451.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The multinational firm and its main vehicle, foreign direct investment, are key forces in economic globalization. Their importance to the world economy can be seen in the fact that since 1990, ... More


Fragmentation: Survey-based Evidence for France

Lionel Fontagné and Aurélien D’Isanto

in The Factory-Free Economy: Outsourcing, Servitization, and the Future of Industry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Chapter 6 by Fontagné and D’Isanto focuses on which core competence to retain within the firm and what to outsource or offshore. Using a 2012 fragmentation survey of global value chains in fifteen ... More


Labor Practices and Outcomes across Countries: Analysis of a Single Multinational Firm

Richard B. Freeman, Douglas Kruse, and Joseph Blasi

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/9780226261959.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores country differences in the labor practices, attitudes toward work, and the economic performance of workers and establishments in a data set that covers 29,353 workers in a ... More


International Differences in Lean Production, Productivity, and Employee Attitudes

Susan Helper and Morris M. Kleiner

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/9780226261959.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter reports on a study of the differences between the productivity of United States and Europe, conducted at five plants that belong to a single multinational firm. It investigates whether ... More


Paradoxes of internationalization: British and German trade unions at Ford and General Motors 1967-2000

Thomas Fetzer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780719080975
eISBN:
9781781706077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080975.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Paradoxes of Internationalization deals with British and German trade union responses to the internationalization of corporate structures and strategies at Ford and General Motors between the late ... More


Varieties of Compressed Development

D. Hugh Whittaker, Timothy J. Sturgeon, Toshie Okita, and Tianbiao Zhu

in Compressed Development: Time and Timing in Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198744948
eISBN:
9780191806032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198744948.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

Chapter 5 explores the ways in which less-developed countries experience the era-related effects of compressed development and try to cope with them. Chapter 4 compared late-developer Japan and ... More


Australia

Angela Penrose

in No Ordinary Woman: The Life of Edith Penrose

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198753940
eISBN:
9780191815720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753940.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

In 1955 Edith and Penrose undertook sabbaticals at the Australian National University in Canberra. Edith and her three sons travelled across the USA by train and sailed from California. She and Fritz ... More


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