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In the past, undersupply of public infrastructure was blamed for low productivity growth in the United States in the 1970s, while greater private sector participation was emphasized for infrastructure development in the Asia-Pacific region before the Asian Economic Crisis in the 1990s. This...
Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge
Asia is no longer simply the continent to which the world turns for outsourcing and off shoring of production, leaving retailing to Western countries. Asia now contains many of the world’s largest markets plus many emergent markets as well. North America is fast ceding ground to China as the world’...
Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge
Individual, Organizational, and National Perspectives
Globalization and the development of multinational organizations have led to an increase in the number of people spending part of their lives living and working in foreign countries. While the contemporary literature has focused on organizational expatriates sent overseas by their employers,...
Published September 5th 2012 by Routledge
The majority of SMEs are operating in a networked business environment, and these networks extend beyond national and cultural boundaries. Within these networks, growth takes various routes and forms. Instead of linear, positive growth, international growth is often more cyclical, including periods...
Published July 26th 2012 by Routledge
In the past two decades, the international community has shown an increased proclivity to engage in programmes of post-conflict reconstruction in the aftermath of wars. During the same period, increased globalisation has meant that multinational companies have grown greatly in size and influence...
Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge
Business Associations Facing Internationalism
In the current period of globalization, Governing Interests presents new research on the impact of internationalization on the organization and representation of business interests through trade and employer associations. By exploring ongoing, gradual, but nevertheless profound changes in the...
Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge
Sharing the Oil Wealth: A Study of Petroleum Taxation Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
Petroleum taxation is the universal instrument through which governments seek to determine the crucial balance between the financial interests of the oil companies and the owners of the resource. This book addresses how governments have and continue to approach this problem, the impacts of...
Published May 14th 2012 by Routledge
With the onset of the third millennium, increasing numbers of corporations around the world have been undergoing cultural and mindset shift paradigms whilst developing corporate strategies that are increasingly attuned to the highly competitive and dynamic business realities arising from...
Published April 16th 2012 by Routledge
Firms and Activists in the Making of Private Regulation
How effective are multinational companies at improving working conditions in their supply chains? This book focuses on a crucial dynamic in private efforts at regulating labor standards in international production chains. It addresses questions regarding the quality of rules (Are existing efforts...
Published December 20th 2011 by Routledge
Some Implications for Theory and Practice
In an era of accelerating change in the world economy, services are assuming greater importance for the economies of both developed and developing countries. As technological developments allow increasing tradeability of services, huge global firms are offering services across national boundaries....
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Global Strategies in Retailing: Asian and European Experiences
To Be Published September 10th 2013
Emerging Business Ventures in China: Entrepreneurship under Market Socialism
To Be Published October 30th 2013
The Globalization of the Executive Search Industry: Professional Services Strategy and Dynamics in the Contemporary World
To Be Published March 14th 2014