Global Edge: Using the Opacity Index to Manage the Risks of Cross-border Business

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Harvard Business School Press, 2007 - Business & Economics - 220 pages
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Now that globalization is a reality and cross-border is no longer a discretionary activity, companies need reliable tools to manage the risks associated with doing business around the world. This title is a relevant, practical addition to risk management literature. This book will help readers think about their global business differently, manage them effectively, and develop ways to forecast in which areas they might get into trouble. To support the book there will be an internet-based tool that offers up-to-date risk information by country. This title is the right mix of important new research and practical applicability for readers. It details the risks of doing business overseas and is as valuable to someone in Europe or Asia or in the US. Author, Kurtzman is well-known and respected in both academic and business circles.Since a systematic understanding of global risks is in its infancy, this book has the potential to be the definitive work that transforms the subject. It is packed with international companies including Sumitono Bank, Bre-X, Banco Ambrosiano, Parmalat, Royal Ahold, Barings Bank, Daiwa Securities, BCCI, Lloyd Aero Boliviano, Viacao Aerea, ChuoAoyama, Kanebo, Glo

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Contents

One EWBryday Risks Of GDim Global
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Two The CDsts Of Opatity
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Three GDITUptiſm
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