Global Shipping in Small Nations Nordic Experiences after 1960

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-01-15
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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This anthology aims to explain why some Nordic shipping companiesbecame world leaders while others failed to respond effectively to the challenges and opportunities of globalization. The authors analysepolitical and institutionalpatterns alongsidethe various corporate responses to the many upheavals of global shipping.

Author Biography

STIG TENOLD Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and honorary research fellow at the Greenwich Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich, UK.
MARTIN JES IVERSEN Associate Professor at the Centre for Business History, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and Academic co-ordinator of GLOBE, the tri-continental BA program between CBS, Kennan Flagler Business School, the University of North Carolina and the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
EVAN LANGE Professor of Modern History at the University of Oslo, Norway. He is the founder and former director of the Centre for Business History at the Norwegian School of Management.

Table of Contents

Introduction; S.Tenold, Martin J.Iversen&E.Lange
Boom, Crisis and Internationalised Revitalisation: Norwegian Shipping; S.Tenold
'Knowing the Ropes': Capability Reconfiguration and Restructuring of the Danish Shipping Industry; H.Sornn-Friese, R.T.Poulsen& M.Iversen
The Two Declines of Swedish Shipping; R.T.Poulsen, H.Sjögren& T.T.Lennerfors
Finnish Shipping - A Nordic Exception?; J.Ojala &Y.Kaukianen
A Future for Nordic Shipping?; V.Normann
Nordic Shipping: A Statistical Overview; E.Ekberg

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