The Growth of Global Business (RLE International Business), 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1135134227
  • ISBN-13: 9781135134228
  • DDC: 338.88
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 4 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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In this book leading contributors look at the development of the evolutionary approach to international business, the internationalization of service industries and the implications of the changing face of Europe for international business in the 1990s. Providing an excellent blend of theory, analysis and case-study material, this volume is a vital resource for students of international business and related fields.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Figures and Tables.
Preface and Acknowledgements.
1: The Growth of Global Business: Three Agendas.
2: Evolutionary Approaches to International Business.
3: Technological Competence and Evolving Patterns of International Production.
4: British Multinational Banking Strategies over Time.
5: The Past, Present and Future of the Sogo Shosha.
6: The Internationalisation of Service Industries.
7: Investigating the Determinants of Service Sector Foreign Direct Investment.
8: What Internationalisation in Services Means: The case of accountancy in the UK and Ireland.
9: Cross-Border Retailing in Europe: Present Status and Future Prospects.
10: Business in the Wider Europe.
11: Transnational Corporations and Eastern Europe.
12: European Integration, Globalisation and Industrial Location in Europe.
13: European Community Integration and Geographical Spread of International Production: The UK Case.
14: Conclusion.
15: The Growth of Global Business: Implications and Research Agendas for the 1990s.