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Multinationals, local capacity building and development : the role of Chinese and European MNEs

Author: Xiaolan Fu; George O Essegbey; Godfred Kwasi Frempong
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: New horizons in international business.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing on original research, Multinationals, Local Capacity Building and Development presents an extensive analysis of MNEs in Africa, taking Ghana as a case study, and broaching subject matter previously unaddressed in the field. Looking at MNEs impacts - both positive and negative - this book examines skill transfer from foreign management to local workers, the impact of MNEs on the improvement of local  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fu, Xiaolan.
Multinationals, Local Capacity Building and Development : The Role of Chinese and European MNEs.
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Xiaolan Fu; George O Essegbey; Godfred Kwasi Frempong
ISBN: 9781788113588 1788113586 1788113578 9781788113571
OCLC Number: 1102320879
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. MNEs, managerial knowledge transfer and local capability building: conceptual framework --
3. MNEs and the industrial sector in Ghana --
4. Management practices of MNEs in Ghana --
5. Knowledge transfer in MNEs in Africa: a comparison between Chinese and European mnes in Ghana / Xiaolan Fu and Hao Xu --
6. MNEs and managerial knowledge transfer to africa: a comparison between Chinese and European mnes in the construction sector in Ghana / Cyrielle Auffray and Xiaolan Fu --
7. MNEs and their impact on local capabilities building and sustainable development --
8. Conclusions and policy implications --
References --
Index.
Series Title: New horizons in international business.
Responsibility: Xiaolan Fu, George Owusu Essegbey, Godfred Kwasi Frempong.

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The authors explore the impact MNEs are having on the development of local capabilities, the contribution of MNEs to sustainable development goals, and the benefits and drawbacks of foreign direct  Read more...

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