Policy Challenges for the New Commercial Environment
Routledge – 1999 – 376 pages
This book examines the major challenges facing European business in the formative years of the new millennium. It focuses on the links between the processes of regional integration and globalization, leading to a reappraisal of what enterprises and policy-makers need to do to secure the competitiveness of the European economy in the early years of the twenty first century. In addition to dealing with conventional EU policy areas such as EMU and competition policy, the book also covers important issues such as small and medium sized enterprises and the information society, which are often excluded from books on EU policy and business.
Chapter 1: The Evolving European Business Environment; Chapter 2: The Evolution of the EU and Its Institutions: Chapter 3: The Single European Market: Assessing and Extending Its Impact; Chapter 4: Taxation and the European Business Environment: Themes and Issues; Chapter 6: EU Competition Policy: Completing the Internationalisation of Business; Chapter 7: Regional Policy- Promoting Even Development for European Business; Chapter 8: European Enterprise Policy: Releasing the Potential of Small and Medium Entreprises; Chapter 9: Trans-European Networks: Business and the Emerging Network Economy; Chapter 10: Transport Policy: Toward Efficient and Effective Mobility; Chapter 11: Energy Policy- Developing Competitive, Clean and Secure Energy Supplies for Business; Chapter 12: The European Information Society: Stimulating the Information Revolution for Business; Chapter 13: European Labour Markets: A Flexible Response for European Business; Chapter 14: Environment Policy - A Green Light for Competitiveness?; Chapter 15: Central and Eastern Europe - Transition to a Stable Business Environment; Chapter 16: Economic and Monetary Union: The Challenges for European Business Environment; Chapter 17: European Business in a Global Context; Chapter 18: European Business Policy and Its Changing Environment.