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Global engagement : how American companies really compete in the global economy

Author: Joseph P Quinlan
Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Contemporary Books, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Global Engagement presents a different framework through which to view and analyze how U.S. firms actually compete in the world economy. It makes the compelling case that global competition goes well beyond the cross-border exchange of goods (that is, trade), a point dangerously over-looked in Washington and on Wall Street."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph P Quinlan
ISBN: 0809226707 9780809226702
OCLC Number: 43985805
Description: xix, 267 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the Global Stage --
The Global Economy at the Dawn of a New Century --
The Beat Goes On --
The Global Economy: The Long View --
Globalization Part II: Forces of Change --
The United States and the Illusion of Being an Island --
Why Firms Invest Abroad: Understanding the Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment --
What Motivates Firms to Invest Overseas? --
Some Theories on Foreign Investment --
The Urge to Merge --
My Enemy's Enemy Is My Friend: The Rise of Alliance Capitalism --
Foreign Direct Investment and Trade: The Interlinkages --
Beyond Trade: Transnationals and Global Foreign Direct Investment Trends --
The Making of a Transnational --
The Transnational Profile --
The Global Boom in Foreign Direct Investment --
Sources of Global FDI Outflows --
Japan Goes Global --
Europe Steps Up --
New and Emerging Transnationals --
Global FDI Inflows: A Larger Claim for the Developing Nations ... Even in Times of Crisis --
Asia: Transnationals Make the Most of the Crisis --
Latin America: A Refurbished Image Equals More Capital Inflows --
Central Europe and Russia: In from the Cold --
Africa: Lots of Potential but Still on the Margin --
The Chosen Few: Investment Flows to the Developing Nations --
The Sectoral Shift in Global Foreign Direct Investment --
U.S. Global Engagement Through Foreign Direct Investment --
Global Linkages Through U.S. Foreign Direct Investment --
Global Linkages: Trade Tells Just One Part of the Story --
Asian Aftershocks --
Global Linkages Part II: Foreign Investment and the Ties That Really Bind.
Responsibility: Joseph P. Quinlan.
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"Global Engagement presents a different framework through which to view and analyze how U.S. firms actually compete in the world economy. It makes the compelling case that global competition goes well beyond the cross-border exchange of goods (that is, trade), a point dangerously over-looked in Washington and on Wall Street."--Jacket.

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