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Leviathans : multinational corporations and the new global history

Author: Alfred D Chandler; Bruce Mazlish
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Leviathans' is a ground-breaking exploration of multinational corporations and differs from other books on the subject by offering the reader a totally global perspective of multinationals without portraying them simply as economic entities.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred D Chandler; Bruce Mazlish
ISBN: 0521840619 9780521840613 0521549930 9780521549936
OCLC Number: 55886328
Description: xiii, 249 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Alfred Chandler, Bruce Mazlish --
The Scope of the Multinational Phenomenon --
A primer on multinational corporations / Brian Roach --
Multinational enterprise to 1930: discontinuities and continuities / Mira Wilkins --
Multinationals from the 1930s to the 1980s / Geoffrey Jones --
Innovative multinational forms: Japan as a case study / Sei Yonekura, Sara McKinney --
Cultural and Social Implications of Multinationals --
The social impacts of multinational corporations: an outline of the issues, with a focus on workers / Neva R. Goodwin --
A global elite? / Bruce Mazlish, Elliott Morss --
The Governance of Multinationals --
Governing the multinational enterprise: emergence of the global shareowner / Robert A.G. Monks --
The financial revolutions of the twentieth century / Zhu Jia-Ming, Elliott R. Morss --
Multinational corporations, the protest movement, and the future of global governance / Stephen J. Kobrin --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: edited by Alfred D. Chandler, Jr., Bruce Mazlish.
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