9780130308016

International Business : Environments and Operations

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130308016

  • ISBN10:

    0130308013

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

For undergraduate courses in International Business. This text thoroughly discusses the differences faced in international environments, the overall strategies companies can take, and the functional alternatives for operating abroad. It features an abundance of colorful maps, strong opening and closing cases, and current examples.

Table of Contents

Preface xxvii
Part One: Background for International Business 1(43)
International Business: An Overview
1(43)
Part Two: Comparative Environmental Frameworks 44(112)
The Cultural Environments Facing Business
44(40)
The Political and Legal Environments Facing Business
84(30)
The Economic Environment
114(42)
Part Three: Theories and Institutions: Trade and Investment 156(150)
International Trade Theory
156(38)
Governmental Influence on Trade
194(34)
Regional Economic Integration and Cooperative Agreements
228(46)
Foreign Direct Investment
274(32)
Part Four: World Financial Environment 306(66)
The Foreign-Exchange Market
306(34)
The Determination of Exchange Rates
340(32)
Part Five: The Dynamics of International Business-Government Relationships 372(68)
Governmental Attitudes Toward Foreign Direct Investment
372(32)
International Business Negotiations and Diplomacy
404(36)
Part Six: Operations: Overlaying Tactical Alternatives 440(110)
Country Evaluation and Selection
440(38)
Collaborative Strategies
478(34)
Control Strategies
512(38)
Part Seven: Operations: Managing Business Functions Internationally 550(222)
Marketing
550(40)
Export and Import Strategies
590(34)
Global Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management
624(32)
Multinational Accounting and Tax Functions
656(42)
The Multinational Finance Function
698(34)
Human Resource Management
732(40)
Glossary 772(17)
Company Index 789(5)
Name Index 794(8)
Subject Index 802

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