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Consultants In Context: Global Dominance, Societal Effect, And The Capitalist System

Matthias Kipping and Christopher Wright.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Consulting

March 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Ethics. 9604 words.

This article reviews existing research on consultants in global and national contexts. It refers to a framework that aims to connect the broader literatures on convergence and divergence....

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The Global Firm

Colin Crouch.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Ethics. 12358 words.

Three potential resolutions exist in the political theory literature to the problem of how to subject the giant firm to political science analysis. Under pluralist theory, the existence of...

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Globalization

Geoffrey G. Jones.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business History

January 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Ethics. 11911 words.

Globalization is a central issue in business history. The radical shrinking of distance that began in the nineteenth century, but which had a much-longer history, transformed the business...

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Innovation and Information Technology in the MNE

John Cantwell.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business Ethics. 14417 words.

This article focuses on the roles innovation and information technology play in the multinational enterprise. In recent years there has been a steady expansion in the literature that...

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Multinational Enterprises and Public Policy

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business Ethics. 11505 words.

This article reviews and integrates representative literature on the exceptionally broad topic of multinational enterprises (MNEs) and public policy. It considers the literature on MNEs and...

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Pensions in Africa

Anthony Asher.

in The Oxford Handbook of Pensions and Retirement Income

July 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Ethics; International Business. 8178 words.

The article is organized as follows. The first section provides some background on the economies of Africa, a short discussion on the causes of poverty, and a description of the informal...

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Social and Solidarity Co-operatives

Giulia Galera.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics; International Business. 5962 words.

Over the past decades, new types of co-operatives with declared social goals have emerged in several countries in and outside Europe. Their development is above all connected to the...

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Social Co-operatives in Italy

Sara Depedri.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mutual, Co-Operative, and Co-Owned Business

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Ethics; International Business. 5502 words.

Starting from the 1970s, some co-operatives distinguished themselves for their interest in producing social services and for their social aims. They emerged in order to answer new needs...

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Sovereignty@Bay

Stephen J. Kobrin.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business Ethics. 9765 words.

This article is concerned with only one aspect of the vast literature on MNE–state relations: the impact of the MNE on sovereignty, autonomy, and control. It argues that the mainstream...

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