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International business : competing in the global marketplace

Author: Charles W L Hill; G Tomas M Hult
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill Education, [2017]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Eleventh editionView all editions and formats
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Sets the standard, and is the proven choice for International Business.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2015036158
(OCoLC)922970766
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W L Hill; G Tomas M Hult
ISBN: 9781259705205 125970520X
OCLC Number: 1047772207
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Information --
Dedication --
About the Authors --
Brief Contents --
The Proven Choice for International Business --
Acknowledgments --
Contents --
Part one: Introduction and Overview --
Chapter 1: Globalization --
Opening Case: Medical Tourism and the Globalization of Health Care --
Introduction --
What Is Globalization? --
Management Focus: Vizio and the Market for Flat-Panel TVs --
The Emergence of Global Institutions --
Drivers of Globalization --
The Changing Demographics of the Global Economy --
Country Focus: India's Software Sector Management Focus: China's Hisense-an Emerging Multinational --
The Globalization Debate --
Country Focus: Protesting Globalization in France --
Managing in the Global Marketplace --
Chapter Summary --
Critical Thinking and Discussion Questions --
Research Task --
Closing Case: Building the Boeing --
Endnotes --
Part two: National Differences --
Chapter 2: National Differences in Political, Economic, and Legal Systems --
Opening Case: Corruption in Brazil --
Introduction --
Political Systems --
Country Focus: Venezuela under Hugo Chávez, 1999-2013 --
Economic Systems --
Legal Systems Country Focus: Corruption in Nigeria --
Management Focus: Did Walmart Violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? --
Management Focus: Starbucks Wins Key Trademark Case in China --
Focus on Managerial Implications: The Macro Environment Influences Market Attractiveness --
Chapter Summary --
Critical Thinking and Discussion Questions --
Research Task --
Closing Case: Putin's Russia --
Endnotes --
Chapter 3: National Differences in Economic Development --
Opening Case: Democracy and Economic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa --
Introduction --
Differences in Economic Development Map 3.3 Average Annual Growth Rate in GDP, 2004-2013 --
Map 3.4 Human Development Index, --
Political Economy and Economic Progress --
Country Focus: States in Transition --
The Nature of Economic Transformation --
Country Focus: India's Economic Transformation --
Implications of Changing Political Economy --
Focus on Managerial Implications: Benefits, Costs, Risks, and Overall Attractiveness of Doing Business Internationally --
Chapter Summary --
Critical Thinking and Discussion Questions --
Research Task --
Closing Case: Political and Economic Reform in Myanmar --
Endnotes Chapter 4: Differences in Culture --
Opening Case: Best Buy and eBay in China --
Introduction --
What Is Culture? --
Social Structure --
Country Focus: Using IT to Break India's Caste System --
Religious and Ethical Systems --
Country Focus: Islamic Capitalism in Turkey --
Management Focus: DMG-Shanghai --
Language --
Education --
Culture and Business --
Cultural Change --
Focus on Managerial Implications: Cross-Cultural Literacy and Competitive Advantage --
Chapter Summary --
Critical Thinking and Discussion Questions --
Research Task --
Closing Case: World Expo 2020 in Dubai, UAE --
Endnotes
Responsibility: Charles W.L. Hill, G. Tomas M. Hult.

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