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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Corporate Community Involvement in the 21st Century

Ratan N. Tata and Dirk Matten.

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 6826 words.

This chapter discusses the role of corporate community engagement as a contribution to alternative approaches to capitalism. Against the backdrop of the Tata Group of India’s community...

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Entrepreneurial Communities and the State

Steve Casper and Cornelia Storz.

in Changing Asian Business Systems

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business; Political Economy. 13490 words.

South Korean firms have been pioneers within the on-line computer games sector, creating an industry that ranks second internationally behind the United States. This industry is comprised...

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Lake Mills: Self-limiting Strategies of a Solidaristic Plant Community

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin.

in Local Players in Global Games

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 9196 words.

The strength of Lake Mills' plant-community identity, its historic vertical integration, and its domestic market orientation all combined to inhibit cooperation with other plants within APV...

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Regional Integration and Transnational Regulatory Regimes

Jacint Jordana and David Levi-Faur.

in Leveling the Playing Field

August 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 8411 words.

The literature on transnationalism suggests that transnational regulatory spaces are becoming increasingly important at the regional level and that in these domains networks represent an...

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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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Co-operatives in Latin America

Michela Giovannini and Marcelo Vieta.

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

March 2017; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: International Business. 5907 words.

This chapter focuses on co-operatives in four representative Latin American countries—Argentina, Chile, Cuba, and Mexico—in order to highlight their historical trajectories, evolutionary...

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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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Understanding and Misunderstanding the Triumph of Capitalism

John Kay.

in Re-Imagining Capitalism

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 4726 words.

This chapter argues that the market economy succeeds because it is embedded in the social institutions of the community. The abstract model of rational maximizing individuals pursuing their...

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Consumer Electronics

Mark Mason.

in Europe and the Japanese Challenge

November 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 7252 words.

This chapter describes the expansion of Japanese investments into the European consumer electronics industry. A number of multinationals in this sector have set up modest European marketing...

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Creating a Multinational Public for the Corporation

Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin.

in Local Players in Global Games

September 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 16089 words.

If the MNC is to become a genuine vehicle for mutually beneficial collaboration and learning by monitoring among its constituent units, as argued in the previous chapter, organizational...

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Maghreb: Naturalizing Insurance in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia

Samir Saul.

in World Insurance

August 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Business. 8863 words.

For decades, insurance addressed the European enclave communities in North Africa and general principles were adapted to their circumstances. An appendage of Europe's market, the North...

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What is a financial market? Global markets as microinstitutional and post-traditional social forms

Karin Knorr Cetina.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Sociology of Finance

November 2012; p ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; International Business. 9368 words.

This article looks at the ways in which a financial market is not an empty configuration at all but rather a densely structured and coordinated cultural form. It first looks at existing...

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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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The Cultural Context of Insurance in the West

Geoffrey Clark.

in Managing Risk in Reinsurance

November 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services; International Business. 11288 words.

Geoffrey Clark’s chapter on the culture of insurance describes the changes that came about with the advent of modern insurance especially in Britain in the seventeenth and eighteenth...

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Methodological Contributions in International Business and the Direction of Academic Research Activity

Bruce Kogut.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Research Methods. 13547 words.

The development of the field of international business has been strongly driven by innovations in research design and methodologies. This article emphasizes this role in order to suggest...

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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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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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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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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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