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Author Dunning, John H.

Title American investment in British manufacturing industry / John H. Dunning.

Published London : Routledge, [1998]
©1998

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Edition Rev. and updated ed.
Physical description xiii, 341 pages ; 25 cm
Notes Previous ed.: London : George Allen & Unwin, 1958.
Bibliography Includes indexes.
Contents 1. The growth of US investment in British manufacturing industry -- 2. The present-day scope of American participation in British industry -- 3. The structure and organization of US affiliates in Britain: geographical distribution, size and ownership patterns -- 4. The structure and organization of US affiliates in Britain: financial and managerial supervision of branch units -- 5. Comparative operating methods and productivity in US parent and UK branch plants -- 6. The influence of US firms on UK industrial development and on the efficiency of their UK competitors -- 7. The influence of US firms on their UK suppliers -- 8. The products supplied by US firms and their contribution to industrial productivity and consumer welfare -- 9. Managerial techniques adopted by US firms and their influence on UK ideas and policies -- 10. Overall economic effects and future prospects of US direct investment in the United Kingdom.
11. Forty years on: American investment in British industry revisited -- App. 1. US affiliates known to be operating in British manufacturing industry, December 1956 -- App. 2. The fifty largest US affiliates and Anglo-US financed firms in UK industry, 1995 -- App. 3. US direct investment in UK manufacturing industry 1950-95 Statistical annexc.
Subject Manufacturing industries -- Great Britain.
Investments, American -- Great Britain.
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