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Multinationals on the periphery

Author: Gabriel R G Benito; Rajneesh Narula; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
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How do peripheral countries function in a globalising environment? And, how do multinational firms help create linkages and interdepencies with the core countries that dominate the new world order? These questions are addressed in this book which draws together insights from a variety of eminent scholars around the world. By focusing on the role of multinationals, the editors tackle the global core-periphery  Read more...
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Multinationals on the periphery.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2007
(DLC) 2007023074
(OCoLC)137331523
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel R G Benito; Rajneesh Narula; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230593046 0230593046 1281780642 9781281780645 1403991669 9781403991669
OCLC Number: 314796872
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents: States and firms on the periphery : the challenges of a globalizing world / Gabriel R.G. Benito and Rajneesh Narula --
Can domestically owned manufacturing firms of small developing economies compete in a liberalized trading environment? / Lou Anne A. Barclay --
Internationalization of Estonian manufacturing enterprises : are foreign investors dictating the rules of the game? / Ele Reiljan --
The internationalization patterns of Norwegian firms : does industry matter? / Birgitte Grøgaard and Gabriel R.G. Benito --
The pace of internationalization for small and medium-sized enterprises / Siv Marina Karlsen --
Public policy, FDI attraction and multinational subsidiary evolution : the contrasting cases of Ireland and Portugal / Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann --
MNCs in the periphery : DaimlerChrysler South Africa (DCSA), human capital upgrading and regional economic development / Jochen Lorentzen --
Outside the triad : an examination of international R & D investments within peripheral economies / Björn Ambos and Tina C. Ambos --
Moving out of the country : an exploratory study of the impact of country, cluster and firm-related factors / Carl Arthur Solberg --
Centre and periphery in the WTO : the case of TRIPS / Helene Hoggen.
Responsibility: edited by Gabriel R.G. Benito and Rajneesh Narula.
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Multinational enterprises do not regard all locations as being equivalent. Smaller economies and less-developed countries are not as attractive because of a limited market size or lack of proximity  Read more...

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