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Consultants In Context: Global Dominance, Societal Effect, And The Capitalist System  

Matthias Kipping and Christopher Wright

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Mar 2012
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Sep 2012
This article reviews existing research on consultants in global and national contexts. It refers to a framework that aims to connect the broader literatures on convergence and divergence. ... More

Corporate Political Ties in Emerging Markets  

Pei Sun

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2018
Development and exploitation of personal and organizational ties to the constituent parts of public authorities constitute a crucial strategy of emerging market firms. While studies of ... More

The Global Firm: The Problem of the Giant Firm in Democratic Capitalism  

Colin Crouch

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Feb 2010
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May 2010
Three potential resolutions exist in the political theory literature to the problem of how to subject the giant firm to political science analysis. Under pluralist theory, the existence of ... More

Globalization  

Geoffrey G. Jones

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2009
Globalization is a central issue in business history. The radical shrinking of distance that began in the nineteenth century, but which had a much-longer history, transformed the business ... More

Innovation and Information Technology in the MNE  

John Cantwell

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on the roles innovation and information technology play in the multinational enterprise. In recent years there has been a steady expansion in the literature that ... More

Multinational Enterprises and Public Policy  

Alan M. Rugman and Alain Verbeke

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
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 ... More

Pensions in Africa  

Anthony Asher

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Jul 2006
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Sep 2009
The article is organized as follows. The first section provides some background on the economies of Africa, a short discussion on the causes of poverty, and a description of the informal ... More

Social and Solidarity Co-operatives: an international perspective  

Giulia Galera

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
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 ... More

Social Co-operatives in Italy  

Sara Depedri

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Starting from the 1970s, some co-operatives distinguished themselves for their interest in producing social services and for their social aims. They emerged in order to answer new needs ... More

Sovereignty@Bay: Globalization, Multinational Enterprise, and the International Political System  

Stephen J. Kobrin

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Jan 2009
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Sep 2009
This article is concerned with only one aspect of the vast literature on MNE–state relations: the impact of the MNE on sovereignty, autonomy, and control. It argues that the mainstream ... More

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