The Corporate Firm in a Changing World Economy (RLE International Business), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135126119
  • ISBN-13: 9781135126117
  • DDC: 338.6042
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 16 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released February 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book examines the economic environment and phenomena of multinational business with reference to case studies of major multinational companies, including IBM, Philips, Nissan and Volvo. It assesses how the major theories explaining the response of companies to changes are borne out by the experience of individual firms.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Firms: Strategy and Changmg Environments.
2: IBM: The Corporate Chameleon.
3: Philips: A Global Electronics Firm Restructures Its Home Base.
4: Standard Elektrik Lorenz: Introducing CAD into a Telecommunications Firm: Its Impact on Labour.
5: Goodman Fielder Wattie: Good Food World-Wide? Internationalization and Performance.
6: ccFriesland: Spatial Dynamics Within a Dynam1c Company.
7: MacMillan Bloedel: Corporate Restructuring and Employment Change.
8: Nissan Motor Company: Stages of International Growth, Locational Profile, and Subcontracting in the Tokyo Region.
9: Volvo: The Organization of Work: A Determinant of the Future Location of Manufacturing Enterprises.
10: Daewoo: Corporate Growth and Spatial Organization.
11: The Geography of Enterprise: Elements of a Research Agenda.