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Accidental Sustainability

Geoffrey Jones.

in Profits and Sustainability

April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; International Business. 12682 words.

This chapter examines the scaling and diffusion of green entrepreneurship between 1980 and the present. It explores how entrepreneurs and business leaders promoted the idea that business...

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Acquisitions in a Globally Competitive Landscape

John Child, David Faulkner and Robert Pitkethly.

in The Management of International Acquisitions

July 2003; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 4823 words.

This chapter provides information on the scale and scope of M&A. The M&A boom is part and parcel of globalization, and the main drivers behind this movement are considered. These include...

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Addressing “Big Questions”

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek and Paul Spee.

in Making a Market for Acts of God

March 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 3522 words.

Chapter 7 offers a novel theoretical framework for understanding market-making, based on relationality, nested relationality, and relational presence. Relationality occurs between actors,...

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Adopt or Adapt

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff.

in Aiming for Global Accounting Standards

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 17103 words.

Between 2005 to 2007, several important jurisdictions announced plans to adopt IFRSs or to converge national standards with IFRSs. Canada announced the adoption of IFRSs beginning in 2011....

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Aiming for Global Accounting Standards

Kees Camfferman and Stephen A. Zeff.

March 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 688 pages.

This book provides a historical study of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) from 2001 to 2011. During this period, the IASB and its International Financial Reporting...

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Alternative Explanations of Corporate Governance: A Critique of the Literature

Roger M. Barker.

in Corporate Governance, Competition, and Political Parties

January 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 9702 words.

The proposed hypothesis of European corporate governance change is contrasted with existing explanations of corporate governance from a range of academic disciplines. It is argued that,...

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Amazon and eBay: Online Retailers as Market Makers

Suresh Kotha and Sandip Basu.

in The Market Makers

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 8895 words.

In this chapter, Suresh Kotha and Sandip Basu describe the effects of recent technological changes on retailing, in particular the development of the Internet and of overnight delivery...

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American Occupation, Market Order, and Democracy: Reconfiguring the Steel Industry in Japan and Germany after the Second World War

Gary Herrigel.

in Americanization and Its Limits

January 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 30046 words.

Engagement with American practices and ideas in the period after the Second World War differed in Germany and Japan compared to in many of the other political economies considered in this...

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Americanization and Its Limits

Edited by Jonathan Zeitlin and Gary Herrigel.

January 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Book. Subjects: International Business. 432 pages.

Throughout the evolution of the modern world economy, new models of productive efficiency and business organization have emerged — in Britain in the 19th century, in the US in the early...

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Americanization: Ideology or Process? The Case of the United States Technical Assistance and Productivity Programme

Jacqueline McGlade.

in Americanization and Its Limits

January 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 10837 words.

This chapter examines the New Left argument that the Marshall Plan evolved out of the corporatist framework of American foreign economic policy-making set before the Second World War. It...

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