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The Architecture of Illegal Markets

Edited by Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey.

August 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 336 pages.

From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud on financial markets—the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic...

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Are Co-operatives Small? Evidence from the World Co-operative Monitor

Chiara Carini and Maurizio Carpita.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Business. 5673 words.

There is a widespread belief that co-operatives are small-sized enterprises. However, some reports highlight that co-operatives have larger dimensions in certain areas than other types of...

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Argentina

Anabel Marin and Martin Bell.

in Innovative Firms in Emerging Market Countries

June 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 20956 words.

Contrasting with most studies about innovation in Argentinean firms, which have focused on the destruction of capabilities after the several crises faced by the country after the 1970s,...

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Argentina: The Changing Fortunes of the Argentinian Insurance Market

Yolanda Blasco and Rodrigo Rabetino.

in World Insurance

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 12414 words.

Before the official declaration of an independent Argentine Republic on the 9 July 1816, the Kingdom of Spain had organized its territory in South America as a commercial monopoly, with the...

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Asian Business Systems

Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding.

in The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems

January 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business. 11879 words.

This chapter of the Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems presents a synthesis and summary of the preceding chapters. It undertakes an institutional comparison of thirteen major Asian...

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Asian Business Systems

Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems

January 2014; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business. 6353 words.

This concluding chapter of the Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems presents implications growing out of the handbook, for managers working across the business systems of Asia. It...

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The Asian Miracle and the Rise of Demand-Responsive Economies

Gary G. Hamilton and Cheng-shu Kao.

in The Market Makers

February 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 12890 words.

In this chapter, Gary Hamilton and Cheng-shu Kao demonstrate that the industrialization of East Asia, which started in the late 1960s and which is known as the “Asian Miracle,” is most...

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Assembling Work

Tony Elger and Chris Smith.

April 2005; p ublished online September 2007 .

Book. Subjects: International Business. 428 pages.

This book uses research on Japanese firms in the UK to contribute to broader debate about the role of international firms in reconstructing contemporary work and employment relations....

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Associating Local Strategies of Global Reach: Horsens, Lake Mills, Eastbourne, and APV

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin.

in Local Players in Global Games

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 19138 words.

This chapter tells the story of the growth of the MNC using the example of four distinct firms, which after struggling for survival as more or less independent entities for over a century,...

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An Attempt by a Black Mutual Life Insurance Company to Demutualize

Natsuki Kinoshita.

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

November 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business; Business History. 8797 words.

This chapter explores the decision-making process of a racially constituted mutual life insurance company in the United States as it attempted to demutualize in the 1960s. It examines the...

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Australia

Simon Ville.

in Business Groups in the West

February 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; International Business. 10474 words.

Business groups have been limited in number and influence for most of Australia’s modern history. Several entrepreneurs managed a diversified portfolio of interests, and business families...

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Australia and New Zealand: A Tradition Continued—Creating a Domestic Insurance Market

Monica J. Keneley.

in World Insurance

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 10517 words.

This chapter discusses the development of the insurance industry in Australia and New Zealand. In tracing the history of insurance and reinsurance markets in these countries, four major...

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The Australian Future Fund

Xi-Chong Xu.

in The Oxford Handbook of Sovereign Wealth Funds

October 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Government; International Business. 13359 words.

This chapter outlines the creation and development of the Australian Future Fund (FF), showing how and why policy makers adopted this option to manage the challenges presented by the “good...

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Autarkic Large Companies

Robert Kneller.

in Bridging Islands

August 2007; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 9653 words.

This chapter explores the tendency of large established Japanese companies to innovate autarkicly, that is, to rely on their own in-house R&D laboratories for new prototype products and to...

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Automobiles

Mark Mason.

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge

November 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 10165 words.

This chapter discusses Japanese direct investment in the European automobile industry. Although Japanese auto firms had set up limited service and assembly operations in Europe during the...

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Banks

Mark Mason.

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge

November 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 11696 words.

The great surge of Japanese FDI in the late 1980s provoked powerful fears among many in the banking sector of the unifying European community. Japanese multinationals had mounted major...

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Basel Banking Supervisors and the Construction of an International Standard-Setter Institution

Alexis Frédéric Drach.

in Financial Elites and European Banking

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 10860 words.

From the 1970s on, banking supervision grew in size and importance. Which were the characteristics of the regulatory elite leading this activity? Based on archival material from central...

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Beating the Paradoxes of Emerging Markets: Strategies for Reaching the Consumers at the Bottom of the Pyramid

Guillermo D'Andrea.

in Can Latin American Firms Compete?

October 2007; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 9657 words.

This chapter reviews the strategies of Latin American companies that have attained leading positions in the region, facing and beating major global companies in their product categories....

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Being Good and Doing Well

Bryan W. Husted.

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 5873 words.

There is a cliché that firms can do well by being good. Although sometimes true, there are at least three sets of conditions that determine whether firms can do well financially by being...

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Belgium

Marco Becht.

in Business Groups in the West

February 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Business History; International Business. 5996 words.

Bank-oriented business groups have been closely related to the growth of Belgium since independence in 1831. The Société générale de Belgique in particular was a leading example of a widely...

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