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Agricultural Co-operatives in China  

Li Zhao

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Approaches to Skills in the Asian Developmental States  

Johnny Sung and Arwen Raddon

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Feb 2017
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Mar 2017
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 ... More

China and International Business  

John Child

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

China and the Multinational Experience  

Jonathan Story

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
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, ... More

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

Hagen Henrÿ

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Co-operatives and the Transformation of the German Energy Sector  

Markus Hanisch

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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, ... More

Co-operatives: A Development Strategy?: an analysis of argan oil co-operatives in south-west Morocco  

Zahir Dossa

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Corporate Governance, Multinational Firms, and Internationalization  

Nai H. Wu and Laszlo Tihanyi

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Mar 2013
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Jul 2013
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, ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility and Theories of Global Governance: Strategic Contestation in Global Issue Arenas  

David L. Levy and Rami Kaplan

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility in a Comparative Perspective  

Cynthia A. Williams and Ruth V. Aguilera

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2009
Comparative studies of corporate social responsibility (CSR) are relatively rare, certainly as contrasted with other related fields, such as comparative corporate governance or comparative ... More

Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries  

Wayne Visser

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

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

Franck Thomas

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Fair Trade and Co-operatives  

Alex Nicholls and Benjamin Huybrechts

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Globalization and Corporate Social Responsibility  

Andreas Georg Scherer and Guido Palazzo

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Feb 2008
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

Human Capital Formation Regimes: States, Markets, and Human Capital in an Era of Globalization  

Seán Ó Riain

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Jan 2011
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May 2011
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 ... More

Institutional Challenges and Solutions for Global Megaprojects  

W. Richard Scott and Raymond E. Levitt

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
Megaprojects are characterized by complex technical interdependencies—both compatible and contentious—novel technologies and systems, cross-cutting regional and political forces, and the ... More

International Business and the Environment  

Petra Christmann and Glen Taylor

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Nov 2011
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Jan 2012
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 ... More

International Strategy  

David O. Faulkner

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Apr 2006
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

Japan  

D. Eleanor Westney

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
Japanese MNEs are arguably the most studied population of MNEs next to those from the United States, and in some aspects — particularly the extent to which home country practices and ... More

Location, Competitiveness, and the Multinational Enterprise  

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
This article provides an overview of the key insights resulting from recent international business research on the interactions between location advantages and the competitiveness of ... More

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