The Nature of the Transnational Firm

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Christos Pitelis, Roger Sugden
Psychology Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 224 pages
The Nature of the Transnational Firm brings together the major approaches to the transnational firm in one volume. Leading thinkers present overviews of a vibrant theoretical literature and assess the current state of analysis. Thoroughly revised and updated to take account the explosive growth of foreign direct investment in the 1990s, this volume will be welcomed by students and researchers of international business, international economics and business economics. Contributors include: John Cantwell, John H. Dunning, Edward M. Graham, Jean-Francois Hennart, Neil Kay.
 

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Contents

A survey of theories of international production
10
A critical reevaluation of Hymers contribution to
57
Transaction costs theory and the multinational enterprise
72
The resourcebased approach to multinational enterprise
140
Divide and rule by transnational corporations
174
an allweather company
193
Index
210
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