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Globalization of business : practice and theory / Abbas J. Ali.

By: Ali, AbbasMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: New York : International Business Press, c2000; Distributer: Al-Ahram Description: xii, 342 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0789004127 (hd)Subject(s): International business enterprisesDDC classification: 658.049 Online resources: Table of Contents
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1. The Theory and Practice of Globalization -- Globalization Aspects -- Definition of Globalization -- Approaches to Globalization -- Theories of Globalization -- Chapter 2. Global Business Environment -- Liberalization -- Trade -- Foreign Direct Investment -- Financial Market -- Beyond the Economic Crisis -- Political and Social Environment -- Political Aspects -- Globalization and the Nation-State -- Population, Poverty, and Health -- Chapter 3. Globalization Discourse -- Typology of the Current Discourse -- Beyond Self-Delusion -- Dominant Issues -- Facing the Challenge -- Issues for Concern -- Chapter 4. Globalization Dimensions -- The State of the Literature -- Trade Dimension -- International Relations -- Developing an Integrated Approach to Globalization -- Method -- Findings -- Chapter 5. Globalization and Regionalism -- Regionalism: Conditions and Assumptions -- Conditions for Successful RTPs -- Prospects for Healthy Regional Trade Pacts -- From Global Pillage to Global Village -- Chapter 6. Global Corporations -- Significance of Modern Firms -- The Global Firm: A Definition -- What Is a Global Company? -- Making Globalization Work -- Benefits of Being Global -- Chapter 7. Structuring Global Organizations -- What Is Organizational Structure? -- Approaches to Organizational Structure -- Structure in Practice -- Chapter 8. Global Strategies -- Strategy Perspectives -- Evolution of Strategic Objectives and Approaches -- Chapter 9. Globalization and Competitiveness -- Changing the Competitive Landscape -- National Competitiveness -- Firm Competitiveness -- Staying Competitive -- Chapter 10. Global Managers -- Management Qualities -- Scholars' Perspective -- Practitioners' Perspective -- Confronting Myths -- The Manager's Role -- International Relations and Cooperation -- Who Is the Global Manager? -- 7 : I 7 -- Chapter 11. Global Leadership -- Necessity of Global Leadership -- Jockeying for World Leadership -- Possible World Power Rivals -- The Nature of Global Conflict -- The U.S. Role -- Hegemony and Leadership -- Global Leadership in the Twenty-First Century -- Chapter 12. Global Backlash -- Sources and Nature of Global Backlash -- Unit of Analysis -- Minimizing the Backlash -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-324) and index.

Machine generated contents note: Chapter 1. The Theory and Practice of Globalization -- Globalization Aspects -- Definition of Globalization -- Approaches to Globalization -- Theories of Globalization -- Chapter 2. Global Business Environment -- Liberalization -- Trade -- Foreign Direct Investment -- Financial Market -- Beyond the Economic Crisis -- Political and Social Environment -- Political Aspects -- Globalization and the Nation-State -- Population, Poverty, and Health -- Chapter 3. Globalization Discourse -- Typology of the Current Discourse -- Beyond Self-Delusion -- Dominant Issues -- Facing the Challenge -- Issues for Concern -- Chapter 4. Globalization Dimensions -- The State of the Literature -- Trade Dimension -- International Relations -- Developing an Integrated Approach to Globalization -- Method -- Findings -- Chapter 5. Globalization and Regionalism -- Regionalism: Conditions and Assumptions -- Conditions for Successful RTPs -- Prospects for Healthy Regional Trade Pacts -- From Global Pillage to Global Village -- Chapter 6. Global Corporations -- Significance of Modern Firms -- The Global Firm: A Definition -- What Is a Global Company? -- Making Globalization Work -- Benefits of Being Global -- Chapter 7. Structuring Global Organizations -- What Is Organizational Structure? -- Approaches to Organizational Structure -- Structure in Practice -- Chapter 8. Global Strategies -- Strategy Perspectives -- Evolution of Strategic Objectives and Approaches -- Chapter 9. Globalization and Competitiveness -- Changing the Competitive Landscape -- National Competitiveness -- Firm Competitiveness -- Staying Competitive -- Chapter 10. Global Managers -- Management Qualities -- Scholars' Perspective -- Practitioners' Perspective -- Confronting Myths -- The Manager's Role -- International Relations and Cooperation -- Who Is the Global Manager? -- 7 : I 7 -- Chapter 11. Global Leadership -- Necessity of Global Leadership -- Jockeying for World Leadership -- Possible World Power Rivals -- The Nature of Global Conflict -- The U.S. Role -- Hegemony and Leadership -- Global Leadership in the Twenty-First Century -- Chapter 12. Global Backlash -- Sources and Nature of Global Backlash -- Unit of Analysis -- Minimizing the Backlash -- Bibliography -- Index.

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