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Title International business : European dimensions / edited by Michael D. Hughes and James H. Taggart.

Published Basingstoke : Palgrave, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  658.049094 INTE {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series The Academy of International Business series.
Academy of International Business series.
Notes Papers from the 26th Annual Conference of the UK Chapter of the Academy of International Business held at the University of Stirling in Scotland.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Introduction: Is There a European Dimension to International Business? / James H. Taggart, Michael D. Hughes 1 -- Part 1 European Dimensions of Human Resource Management -- 2 International HRM: Americanization, Europeanization or Japanization? / Mohamed Branine 11 -- 3 Does Workforce Flexibility Affect Foreign Investment Decisions? Germany and the UK Compared / Philip Raines, Ross Brown 26 -- 4 Role of Expatriate Managers in Global Economic Restructuring: Some Key Components and Constraints / Helen Sakho 38 -- 5 Two Nations Divided by a Common Culture: Three American Companies in Scotland / Monir Tayeb, Edwin Dott 51 -- 6 Globalization of Technology and the Movement of Scientific Personnel in MNEs in Europe / Marina Papanastassiou, Robert Pearce, George Anastassopoulos 70 -- Part 2 European Dimensions of Multinational Subsidiary Operations -- 7 Subsidiary Strategy and Regional Economic Impact: A Conceptual Framework / Lourise Hurdley, Neil Hood 85 -- 8 Differentiating MNC Strategy at Subsidiary Level / James H. Taggart 104 -- 9 European Integration and Structural Change in the Multinational: Evidence From Foreign Subsidiaries Operating in Portugal / Ana Teresa Tavares, Robert Pearce 123 -- 10 How Local Managers Influence Strategy in MNCs / James H. Taggart, Michael Sanderson 138 -- 11 Inter-Alliance Rivalry: Theory and an Application to the Global Telecommunications Industry / Geert Duysters, Rebecca Guidice, Bert M. Sadowski, Ash Vasudevan 151 -- Part 3 Emerging European Markets -- 12 Typology of Business Networks in Eastern Europe: Comparative Case Studies / Emanuela Todeva 171 -- 13 Exporting, Entry Modes and Transition: A Case-Comparison between Russia and China / Trevor Buck, Igor Filatotchev, Peter Nolan, Mike Wright 193 -- 14 Obstacles to Inbound FDI: The Case of Russia / Grahame Fallon, Alan Jones 212 -- 15 Control and Performance of EU-China Joint Ventures: The Perspective of Chinese Managers / Xiaming Liu, Yuguang Yang, Yingqi Wei 232 -- 16 Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush: EU-China Trade in Silk / Jim Newton, Roger Strange 248.
Summary This seventh volume in the Academy of Internation Business series focuses on the European dimensions of international business and presents the work of leading scholars. Increasingly dominant views held about globalization and universal modes of management are explored and challenged through three core themes: the European dimensions of human resource management; multinational subsidiary operations; and emerging issues for the future of international business in Europe.
Other author Hughes, Michael, 1947-
Taggart, J. H. (James H.), 1943-
Academy of International Business. UK Chapter. Conference (26th :, : 1999 : University of Stirling)
Subject International business enterprises -- Europe -- Management -- Congresses.
Personnel management -- Europe -- Congresses.
Subsidiary corporations -- Europe -- Congresses.
Investments, European -- Congresses.
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