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International Business and Globalization
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International Business and Globalization

Three Volume Set
Edited by:


September 2007 | 1 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

This three-volume work examines the research on the multinational enterprise (MNE) and presents a comprehensive, scholarly discussion of significant articles in this field. Editors John D. Daniels and Jeffrey A. Krug, experts in this area, focus on the micro issues of the MNE identifying important research that has defined the field in many ways. The set includes a variety of articles, the classics as well as more recent publications, from a wide selection of international sources and provides a good balance between U.S. and non-U.S. papers.

Key Features

  • Volume I examines the theory on the development of the multinational enterprise.
  • Volume II investigates proactive motivations for FDI and the political ramifications of the MNE.
  • Volume III collects together literature on structure and control of MNEs, focusing on how MNEs are managed and controlled.

As a result, this major work provides practitioners and scholars with a comprehensive scholarly discussion of the existing work, as well as an in-depth discussion to guide future research in the area.

 
Volume One
The Growth, Consequences and Future of Globalization

 
 
PART ONE: DEFINITIONS AND EXPLANATIONS OF GLOBALIZATION
Robert O Keohane and Joseph S Nye Jr
Globalization
What's New? What's Not? (And So What?)

 
Lorraine Eden and Stefanie Lenway
Introduction to the Symposium Multinationals
The Janus Face of Globalization

 
 
PART TWO: MEASURING GLOBALIZATION
Tim O'Neill
Globalization
Fads, Fictions and Facts

 
Pim Martens and Daniel Zywietz
Rethinking Globalization
A Modified Globalization Index

 
 
PART THREE: ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION
Paul Krugman and Anthony J Venables
Globalization and the Inequality of Nations
Bernhard G Gunter and Rolph van der Hoeven
The Social Dimension of Globalization
A Review of the Literature

 
Richard B Freeman
People Flows in Globalization
Joseph E Stiglitz
Globalization and Growth in Emerging Markets
 
PART FOUR: POLITICAL EFFECTS OF GLOBALIZATION
Richard D Robinson
Economic and Political Dimensions
Raymond Vernon
Transnational Processes and National Goals
Hildy Teegen, Jonathan P Doh and Sushil Vachani
The Importance of Nongovernmental Organizations (NGOs) in Global Governance and Value Creation
An International Business Research Agenda

 
John Dunning
How Should National Governments Respond to Globalization?
 
PART FIVE: THE FUTURE OF GLOBALIZATION
Jagdish Bhagwati
Anti-Globalization
Why?

 
Roger Sugden and James R Wilson
Economic Globalization
Dialectics, Conceptualization and Choice

 
Orstrom J Moller
Wanted
A New Strategy for Globalization

 
Michael R Czinkota and Ilkka A Ronkainen
A Forecast of Globalization, International Business and Trade
Report from a Delphi Study

 
John Ralston Saul
The Collapse of Globalism
 
Volume Two
Globalization and National Cultures

 
 
PART ONE: CULTURAL VARIABLES
Donald E Brown
Human Universals, Human Nature and Human Culture
 
PART TWO: COMPARATIVE MANAGEMENT THEORIES
Richard N Farmer and Barry Richman
A Model for Research in Comparative Management
Anant R Negandhi and Bernard Estafen
A Research Model to Determine the Applicability of American Management Know-How in Differing Cultures and/or Environments
 
PART THREE: DIFFERENCES AND EVOLUTIONS OF MINDSETS
Hans B Thorelli
The Multi-National Corporation as a Change Agent
Howard Perlmutter
The Tortuous Evolution of the Multinational Enterprise
Magoroh Maruyama
Mindscapes, Management, Business Policy and Public Policy
Ben L Kedia and Ananda Mukherji
Global Managers
Developing a Mindset for Global Competitiveness

 
 
PART FOUR: STUDIES SUPPORTING CULTURAL DIFFERENCES
Geert Hofstede and Robert R McCrae
Personality and Culture Revisited
Linking Traits and Dimensions of Culture

 
Vipin Gupta, Paul J Hanges and Peter Dorfman
Cultural Clusters
Methodology and Findings

 
Ronald Inglehart and Wayne E Baker
Modernization, Cultural Change and the Persistence of Traditional Values
 
PART FIVE: GLOBALIZATION AND LANGUAGE
Edward T Hall
The Silent Language in Overseas Business
David Crystal
Why a Global Language?
Tadong Luo and Oded Shenkar
The Multinational Corporation as a Multilingual Community
Language and Organization in a Global Context

 
 
PART SIX: THE ROLE OF RELIGION
Luigi Guiso, Paola Sapienza and Luigi Zingales
Does Culture Affect Economic Outcomes?
Harold B Jones Jr
The Protestant Ethic
Weber's Model and the Empirical Literature

 
Catarina Kinnvall
Globalization and Religious Nationalism
Self, Identity and the Search for Ontological Security

 
 
PART SEVEN: CULTURAL CONVERGENCE AND CHANGE: DOES IT MATTER?
Harry Redner
What Are the Alternatives to Global Culture?
Tyler Cowen
Should National Culture Matter?
 
Volume Three
Effects of Globalization on the Firm

 
 
PART ONE: INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION
Stephen J Kobrin
An Empirical Analysis of the Determinants of Global Integration
Masahisa Fujita and Jacques-Fran[ci]cois Thisse
Globalization and the Evolution of the Supply Chain
Who Gains and Who Loses?

 
F M Scherer
The Determinants of Industrial Plant Sizes in Six Nations
 
PART TWO: TRANSNATIONAL INTEGRATION
Theodore Levitt
The Globalization of Markets
Charles W F Baden-Fuller and John M Stopford
Globalization Frustrated
The Case of White Goods

 
Susan P Douglas and Yoram Wind
The Myth of Globalization
 
PART THREE: INTEGRATION AND RESPONSIVENESS
Yves L Doz
Strategic Management in Multinational Companies
Christopher A Bartlett and Sumantra Ghoshal
Organizing for Worldwide Effectiveness
The Transnational Solution

 
George S Yip and George A Coundouriotis
The World Chocolate Confectionery Industry
 
PART FOUR: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S GLOBAL STRATEGY
Kendall Roth and Allen J Morrison
An Empirical Analysis of the Integration-Responsiveness Framework in Global Industries
Susan Segal-Horn, David Asch and Vivek Suneja
The Globalization of the European White Goods Industry
Andrew Jones
Truly Global Corporations? Theorizing Organizational Globalization in Advanced Business-Services
 
PART FIVE: EFFECT OF INDUSTRY GLOBALIZATION ON THE FIRM'S FUNCTIONAL STRATEGIES
John McLaren
Globalization and Vertical Structure
Alexander Gerybadze and Guido Reger
Globalization of R & D
Recent Changes in the Management of Innovation in Transnational Corporations

 
Robert D Buzzell
Can You Standardize Multinational Marketing?
G[um]oren Svensson
Beyond Global Marketing and the Globalization of Marketing Activities
Mark E Mendenhall et al
Seeing the Elephant
Human Resource Management Challenges in the Age of Globalization

 
Michael G Harvey, Cheri Speier and Milorad M Novicevic
The Role of Inpatriates in a Globalization Strategy and Challenges Associated with the Inpatriation Procecss
Sidney J Gray
Towards a Theory of Cultural Influences on the Development of Accounting Systems Internationally
 
PART SIX: REGIONALIZATION VERSUS GLOBALIZATION
John D Daniels
Bridging National and Global Marketing Strategies through Regional Operations
Brigitte Levy
Globalization and Regionalization
Toward the Shaping of a Tripolar World Economy?

 
Alan M Rugman and Alain Verbeke
Towards a Theory of Regional Multinationals
A Transaction Cost Economics Approach

 

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