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Entrepreneurship and multinationals : global business and the making of the modern world

Author: Geoffrey Jones
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., 2013.
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This fascinating volume explores the roles played by entrepreneurship and multinational enterprises in the development of the modern global world. Through a combination of new and previously published essays charting business developments from the nineteenth century onward, the author demonstrates how multinational corporations have driven globalization through the transfer of innovation and cultural values. The  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones, Geoffrey.
Entrepreneurship and multinationals.
Northampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar Pub., 2013
(DLC) 2013933494
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Jones
ISBN: 9781782548188 1782548181
OCLC Number: 859162753
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 225 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Figures and tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. Business enterprises and the making of the modern world; 2. Entrepreneurs, firms, and global wealth since 1850; 3. Globalization and beauty: a historical and firm perspective; 4. US MNEs in British manufacturing before 1962; 5. The Imperial Bank of Iran and Iranian economic development, 1890-1952; 6. MNEs, economic development, social change in Asia; 7. Managing political risk in global business: Beiersdorf 1914-90; 8. Learning to live with governments: Unilever in India and Turkey, 1950-80. 9. The end of nationality? Global firms and borderless worldsPostscript; Select bibliography; Index.
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