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Author Kristensen, Peer Hull.

Title Local players in global games : the strategic constitution of a multinational corporation / Peer Hull Kristiansen and Jonathan Zeitlin
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 352 pages)
Contents Preface : small worlds of globalization -- 1. Introduction : multinational corporations as lead agents of globalization? -- 2. Associating local strategies of global reach : Horsens, Lake Mills, Eastbourne, and APV -- 3. Horsens : local strategies on a global stage -- 4. Lake Mills : self-limiting strategies of a solidaristic plant community -- 5. Howard : a sleeping beauty awakes to the nightmare of a global enterprise -- 6. Lygon Place : a corporate headquarters at war with itself -- 7. Strategic positions and positional strategies -- 8. Managing the multinational : administrative and human challenges -- 9. The functions of the executive revisited : contributions, inducements, and constitutional ordering -- 10. Pragmatic solutions : from procedural justice to learning by monitoring -- 11. Creating a multinational public for the corporation
Summary What happens when previously autonomous firms from different countries, each with their own identities, routines and capabilities, come together inside a single multinational corporation? This book tackles this question through an empirical study of the strategic constitution of a multinational
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject A.P.V. Company.
International business enterprises -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Zeitlin, Jonathan.
ISBN 9780191705809 ebook