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Interfirm Relations in Global Manufacturing: Disintegrated Production and Its Globalization

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter outlines the globalization of disintegrated production. It discusses the relationship between contemporary global disintegrated trends and earlier discussions of disintegration that came ... More


Alternative Financing Methods

JAMES MOORE

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/9780199754656.003.0026
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a critical role in economic development in developing countries by furnishing needed goods and services to consumers, creating most employment ... More


Business and Human Rights and the Challenges for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Michael K Addo

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter assesses the challenges posed by the implementation of business and human rights standards, especially the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) in small ... More


Vertical Disintegration in National Context: Germany and the United States Compared

Gary Herrigel

in Manufacturing Possibilities: Creative Action and Industrial Recomposition in the United States, Germany, and Japan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199557738
eISBN:
9780191720871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557738.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter examines the way that German and US manufacturers are implementing the modal form of vertical disintegration: Sustained, Contingent Collaboration. In contrast to the expectations of the ... More


Innovation Systems, Networks, and the Knowledge‐Based Economy in Korea

Sam Ock Park

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:
10.1093/0199250014.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Innovation systems and local global networks of high‐technology industry in Korea are examined with regard to the evolution of the knowledge‐based economy. Major data for the study are derived from a ... More


The Influence of Catholic Social Teaching on the Democratic Practice of Corporate Social Responsibility: A Study from Indonesia

Francisca Ninik Yudianti

in Democracy, Culture, Catholicism: Voices from Four Continents

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267309
eISBN:
9780823272334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267309.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Do the principles and frameworks provided by Catholic Social Teaching (CST) have any effect today on the processes of democratic practices and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Catholic-owned ... More


Trade Policy for SMEs from a GATS Perspective

Rudolf Adlung and Marta Soprana

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Unlike conventional trade agreements, the scope of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) extends beyond the treatment of products to cover that of suppliers (producers, distributors, etc) ... More


Leveraging Trade Facilitation Reforms for Increased SME Competitiveness

Arancha González

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This publication analyses various constraints preventing small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in developing countries from tapping into global value chains. It highlights that the time and costs ... More


Support of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises under European State Aid Law

Ilan Sherr, Katrien Miclotte, and Rebecca Fawcett-Feuillette

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play a crucial role in the economic development strategy of the European Union. However, while SMEs are important for job creation and economic development, ... More


Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Thilo Rensmann (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

While international trade and investment is still dominated by larger multinational enterprises (MNEs), small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are increasingly reaching out beyond their ... More


Financial and Legal Development: The Role of Private Enterprises in Growth

Linda Yueh

in China's Growth: The Making of an Economic Superpower

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199205783
eISBN:
9780191752018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199205783.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The rapid rise of the entrepreneurial private sector in China is one of the key reasons for the success of its transition from a centrally planned economy toward becoming a market-oriented one since ... More


The Macro Impact of Microfinance

Lesley Sherratt

in Can Microfinance Work?: How to Improve Its Ethical Balance and Effectiveness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199383191
eISBN:
9780199383214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383191.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Chapter 8 fails to find evidence of microfinance aiding in the development of whole economies. It considers the concerns that microfinance simply displaces economic activity with no net gain; that ... More


Does Union Membership Pay Off? Evidence from Vietnamese SMEs

Nina Torm

in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises in Vietnam

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198851189
eISBN:
9780191885921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851189.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, Development, Growth, and Environmental

In the absence of adequate institutional mechanisms, trade unions can potentially promote some measure of equity and social justice for workers including for instance higher wages and other worker ... More


What do we really know about workers’ co-operatives?

Virginie Pérotin

in Mainstreaming Co-Operation: An Alternative for the Twenty-First Century?

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099595
eISBN:
9781526120731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099595.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

In the economic literature, worker co-operatives are viewed as small, specialised and undercapitalised organisations that only thrive in unusual conditions and could not possibly constitute a serious ... More


Introduction

Thilo Rensmann (ed.)

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

An introductory chapter to the book discussing the internationalization of small and medium-sized enterprises and the challenges posed by SMEs for international economic law. It discusses sustainable ... More


Rediscovering the Forgotten Article of the WTO Anti-Dumping Agreement: How Article 6.13 Protects SMEs

Karsten Pötschke

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The negotiating parties to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Anti-Dumping Agreement (ADA) acknowledged that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) face substantial financial, organizational, and ... More


The South African Walmart/Massmart Case: SME-Friendly Domestic Competition Laws in the Light of International Economic Law

Tilman Michael Dralle

in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in International Economic Law

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198795650
eISBN:
9780191836961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795650.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The Walmart/Massmart merger and the ensuing proceedings before the South African competition authorities and court system provide a high-profile example of how international economic law affects the ... More


TPP’s Business Asymmetries: Megaregulation and the Conditions of Competition Between MNCs and SMEs

Dan Ciuriak

in Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198825296
eISBN:
9780191864001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825296.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Megaregulation promises a seamless operating environment to facilitate international engagement by firms large and small. However, it also entails fixed costs of access to preferential trade windows, ... More


Can Microfinance Work?: How to Improve Its Ethical Balance and Effectiveness

Lesley Sherratt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199383191
eISBN:
9780199383214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199383191.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For all its early promises of poverty alleviation through the extension of small loans, and growth to now serve over 200 million of the world’s poorest people, microfinance has been found, on ... More


Afghan Trading Networks in Central Asia: Tajikistan and Beyond

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter charts the varying roles played by Afghans as merchants, traders, credit providers, and shopkeepers in Tajikistan. Afghans who belong to very different social categories from one another ... More


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