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Oxford Handbook of International Business

Alan M. Rugman and Thomas L. Brewer


This handbook synthesizes all the relevant literature on international business over the last forty years in 28 original chapters by the world's most distinguished scholars. The coverage is split into five main areas: the history and theory of the multinational enterprise; the political and policy environment; strategies for multinational enterprises (MNEs); managing the MNE; and regional studies—business systems in Asia, Latin America, and the transitional economies. A concluding section has two chapters, one on methodological contributions and the direction of research activity and the other ... More

Keywords: Asia, business history, business policy, handbooks, international business, Latin America, literature reviews, multinational enterprises, transitional economies

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780199241828
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003 DOI:10.1093/0199241821.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alan M. Rugman, editor
Templeton College, University of Oxford
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Thomas L. Brewer, editor
Georgetown University

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Part I History and Theory of the Multinational Enterprise

Part II The Political and Policy Environment

Part III Strategy for MNEs

Chapter 12 Strategy and the Multinational Enterprise

Stephen B. Tallman George S. Yip

Part IV Managing the MNE

Part V Regional Studies

Chapter 22 Japan

D. Eleanor Westney

Part VI Conclusions