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Global Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Advantage across Borders

Andrew Inkpen and Kannan Ramaswamy

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167207
eISBN:
9780199789825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167207.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This book examines the issues central to the study of strategic management in a global context. The key premise of this book is that developing an understanding of global strategic management ... More


Leveraging Knowledge Resources Globally

Andrew Inkpen and Kannan Ramaswamy

in Global Strategy: Creating and Sustaining Advantage across Borders

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167207
eISBN:
9780199789825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167207.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

This chapter continues the discussion of knowledge, shifting the focus to the global allocation of knowledge-based resources. It argues that the current wave of globalization promises to change the ... More


 The Case against Foreign Direct Investment and Multinational Corporations

Stephen D. Cohen

in Multinational Corporations and Foreign Direct Investment: Avoiding Simplicity, Embracing Complexity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195179354
eISBN:
9780199783779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179354.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Only the most rabid proponents deny the potential for MNCs and FDI to inflict costs and harm on large numbers of people and countries. This chapter is the equivalent of a law brief, this time ... More


Leaps of Faith

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter considers how the offshore outsourcing of white-collar service work set off something of a moral panic in Western Europe and the United States. Some believed that such outsourcing was ... More


The Rules of the Game

Shehzad Nadeem

in Dead Ringers: How Outsourcing Is Changing the Way Indians Understand Themselves

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147871
eISBN:
9781400836697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147871.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter traces the offshoring of work from the United States to India as it occurred at one company. It considers the types of work being moved and the labor conditions under which they are ... More


Managing in the Global Auction

Phillip Brown, Hugh Lauder, and David Ashton

in The Global Auction: The Broken Promises of Education, Jobs, and Incomes

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199731688
eISBN:
9780199944125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731688.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter studies the growing importance connected to the way companies are restructuring their global division of labor. It starts with a section on the human resources of a company, who are ... More


Contracts and Global Sourcing

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter analyzes the implications of weak contract enforcement for the international organization of production. With that goal in mind, the chapter starts by going back to the benchmark ... More


Contracts and Sourcing: Evidence

Pol Antràs

in Global Production: Firms, Contracts, and Trade Structure

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691168272
eISBN:
9781400873746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691168272.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter develops empirical tests of the global sourcing model introduced in the previous chapter by using detailed data on U.S. imports by product and source country. It first uses the import ... More


Lives on the Line: How the Philippines became the World's Call Center Capital

Jeffrey J. Sallaz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190630652
eISBN:
9780190630690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630652.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The call center industry is booming in the Philippines. Around the year 2005, the country overtook India as the world’s “voice capital,” while industry revenues are now the second largest contributor ... More


Understanding SEZs: A Historical Perspective

Aradhna Aggarwal

in Social and Economic Impact of SEZs in India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077275
eISBN:
9780199081035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077275.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The objective of this chapter is to explore the genesis of special economic zones (SEZs) and outline their historical evolution. It also analyses changes in their structural, spatial, functional, and ... More


Management innovation in supply chain: appreciating Chandler in the twenty-first century

Susan Helper and Mari Sako

in Management Innovation: Essays in the Spirit of Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199695683
eISBN:
9780191738265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695683.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Business History

Alfred Chandler attributed the rise of the vertically integrated corporation in the twentieth century to improvements in transportation and communication. In contrast, many have argued that further ... More


Offshore: Exploring the Worlds of Global Outsourcing

Jamie Peck

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780198727408
eISBN:
9780191793523
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727408.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

Offshore outsourcing—the movement of jobs to lower-wage countries—is one of the defining features of globalization. Routine blue-collar work has been going offshore for decades, but the digital ... More


Production in the Innovation Economy

Richard M. Locke and Rachel L. Wellhausen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Given links between innovation and production, how does an innovation economy maintain manufacturing? The authors in this volume use hundreds of interviews with firms in the US and abroad, a ... More


Gone, Baby, Gone

Jeffrey J. Sallaz

in Lives on the Line: How the Philippines became the World's Call Center Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190630652
eISBN:
9780190630690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630652.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The author’s premise is that the voice industry will not return to the United States. Reflecting the analysis presented in previous chapters, this chapter offers a dim prognosis for those who wish to ... More


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

Lionel Fontagné and Ann Harrison (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198779162
eISBN:
9780191824333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779162.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

In the United States, Europe, and Japan, the share of manufacturing employment has steadily declined, a process reinforced by offshoring and the international fragmentation of value chains. Are we ... More


Global Organizations: Challenges, Opportunities, and the Future

Rabi S. Bhagat, Annette S. McDevitt, and B. Ram Baliga

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190241490
eISBN:
9780190671143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241490.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Organizations that function across dissimilar nations and cultures are known as global organizations. Their origins may be in any of the globalized countries of the World Trade Organization as well ... More


Offshoring and Outsourcing of Administrative and Technical Services: A Modularity Perspective

Martin Spring, Luis Araujo, and Katy Mason

in Managing Services: Challenges and Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199696086
eISBN:
9780191767869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199696086.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

The importance and rapid growth of offshore outsourcing of administrative and technical services is outlined. The dominance of transaction costs economics as a theoretical framework for the analysis ... More


The Scholarly Debate on Occupational Change

Daniel Oesch

in Occupational Change in Europe: How Technology and Education Transform the Job Structure

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199680962
eISBN:
9780191761010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199680962.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This book starts out with a historical overview about the debate on occupational change in Chapter 1. It sets the gloomy Marxist expectation that employers would down-skill jobs by fragmenting work ... More


Migration regimes and border controls: the crisis in Europe

Sue Clayton and Katie Willis

in Unaccompanied Young Migrants: Identity, Care and Justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781447331865
eISBN:
9781447331919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331865.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores the diversity of migration regimes with reference to unaccompanied child migrants to reveal how they are forced to navigate complex legal systems, and the regulatory frameworks ... More


Learning by Building: Complementary Assets and the Migration of Capabilities in U.S. Innovative Firms

Elisabeth B. Reynolds, Hiram M. Samel, and Joyce Lawrence

in Production in the Innovation Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019927
eISBN:
9780262319126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019927.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Given that the US excels in innovation and venture capital financing, how do young firms scale-up their operations and why do so many manufacturing firms have trouble growing? The authors look at ... More


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