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Agricultural Co-operatives in China

Li Zhao.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 5745 words.

Co-operatives have played a significant role in the agricultural sector in China, particularly since the promulgation of a first national co-operative law in 2007. This chapter offers an...

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Approaches to Skills in the Asian Developmental States

Johnny Sung and Arwen Raddon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Skills and Training

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 8847 words.

The developmental state model was proposed in the early 1990s as a better means of understanding the mechanisms underlying the rapid growth of the Asian Tiger economies, when compared to...

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China and International Business

John Child.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Business Strategy. 18009 words.

This article discusses China's growing role in international business. It begins by describing developments in the country's inward and outward foreign direct investment (FDI) and the forms...

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China and the Multinational Experience

Jonathan Story.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and Government

February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Strategy. 16384 words.

Business people ask of China: what do we need to know in order to do business in China? The answer provided here is that the transformation of China conditions every aspect of business, and...

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Co-operative Principles and Co-operative Law Across the Globe

Hagen Henrÿ.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 5955 words.

This chapter first outlines the legitimacy of measuring co-operative law by the internationally recognized co-operative principles, and the evolution of co-operative law across the globe...

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Co-operatives: A Development Strategy?

Zahir Dossa.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 5538 words.

The examination of the life cycle, institutional structure, and governance and policy environment of co-operatives in the argan oil sector, in south-west Morocco, outlines the successes and...

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Co-operatives and the Transformation of the German Energy Sector

Markus Hanisch.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business History; Business Strategy; International Business. 4642 words.

Over the last decades, the discussion on climate change, together with catastrophic events in the power sector, has raised global interest for radical policy changes. Since the year 2000,...

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Corporate Governance, Multinational Firms, and Internationalization

Nai H. Wu and Laszlo Tihanyi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Governance

March 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; International Business. 6613 words.

When corporations mature, they may become large multinational firms. However, despite the large amount of literature on the internal organization and governance of multinational firms,...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Theories of Global Governance

David L. Levy and Rami Kaplan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 7842 words.

This article develops a framework in which corporate social responsibility (CSR) represents the contested terrain of global governance. The rise of CSR is one of the more striking...

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Corporate Social Responsibility in a Comparative Perspective

Cynthia A. Williams and Ruth V. Aguilera.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 8901 words.

Comparative studies of corporate social responsibility (CSR) are relatively rare, certainly as contrasted with other related fields, such as comparative corporate governance or comparative...

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Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries

Wayne Visser.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 10172 words.

This article maps out the crucial role and responsibilities for business in fighting poverty and acting responsibly in developing countries. It begins by proposing different ways to...

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The Emergence of Multi-Stakeholder Co-operatives in the Movement of Farm Machinery Co-operatives (CUMAs) in France

Franck Thomas.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 5240 words.

In rural areas, in order to respond to economic and social needs, the co-operative movement has always developed entrepreneurship models based on democracy, solidarity, responsibility of...

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Fair Trade and Co-operatives

Alex Nicholls and Benjamin Huybrechts.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 4316 words.

This chapter outlines the history of the Fair Trade movement, and discusses several key issues and challenges it faces. It then explores the relationship between Fair Trade and the...

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Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility

Andreas Georg Scherer and Guido Palazzo.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 8188 words.

This article analyzes the advent of globalization and delineates its impact on the corporation and its social responsibilities. It begins with an explanation of the concept of...

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Globalization and Publishing

Miha Kovač and Rüdiger Wischenbart.

in The Oxford Handbook of Publishing

April 2019; p ublished online May 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 8169 words.

This chapter demonstrates how different global value surveys have confirmed what any observant and educated global traveller knows—that even in similarly developed countries, people have...

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Growth Strategies of the New Multinationals

Mauro F. Guillén and Esteban García-Canal.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Corporation

February 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 7934 words.

Emerging market multinationals have expanded around the world and upgraded their capabilities at the speed of light using aggressive growth strategies. This chapter argues that the success...

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Human Capital Formation Regimes

Seán Ó Riain.

in The Oxford Handbook of Human Capital

January 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Strategy. 11327 words.

This article relocates managing human capital (HC) into the larger world of which firms are merely part. A firm's production strategies work in an institutional framework that shapes how...

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Institutional Challenges and Solutions for Global Megaprojects

W. Richard Scott and Raymond E. Levitt.

in The Oxford Handbook of Megaproject Management

April 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Business Strategy; International Business. 9275 words.

Megaprojects are characterized by complex technical interdependencies—both compatible and contentious—novel technologies and systems, cross-cutting regional and political forces, and the...

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International Business and the Environment

Petra Christmann and Glen Taylor.

in The Oxford Handbook of Business and the Natural Environment

November 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business; Business Strategy. 8318 words.

This article addresses the literature on multinational enterprises' (MNEs') and the environmental conduct of the global supply chain, their environmental impact upon host nations, and the...

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International Strategy

David O. Faulkner.

in The Oxford Handbook of Strategy

April 2006; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Business Strategy; International Business. 8953 words.

The objectives of this article are to explain the rationale for the existence of the multinational corporation, to describe the stages of internationalization, to review the four distinct...

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