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13 International Business200910300331

13 International Business200910300331

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Published by: Tu Hoai Nam on Jun 18, 2012
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Charles W.L. Hill 
International business
Competing in the global marketplace
Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1 Globalization 2
Country Differences
Chapter 2 National Differences in Political Economy 40Chapter 3 Differences in Culture 86Chapter 4 Ethics in International Business 122Cases: Nike: The Sweatshop Debate 154Etch-a-Sketch Ethics 157Western Drug Companies and the AIDS Epidemicin South Africa 159Matsushita and Japan's Changing Culture 161Mired in Corruption—Kellogg, Brown & Root inNigeria 163
The Global Trade and Investment Environment
Chapter 5 International Trade Theory 166Chapter 6 The Political Economy of International Trade 204Chapter 7 Foreign Direct Investment 240Chapter 8 Regional Economic Integration 274Cases: Agricultural Subsidies andDevelopment 308Boeing versus Airbus: Two Decades of TradeDisputes 309The Politics of Trade in Steel 316Dixon Ticonderoga—Victim of Globalization? 317Drug Development in the European Union 318Logitech 319
The Global Monetary System
Chapter 9 The Foreign Exchange Market 322Chapter 10 The International Monetary System 352Chapter 11 The Global Capital Market 386Cases: TheTragedy of the Congo 412The Russian Ruble Crisis and Its Aftermath 413Japan's Surging Samurai Bond Market 416
Brief Contents
The Strategy and Structure of International Business
Chapter 12 The Strategy of International Business 418Chapter 13 The Organization of International Business 448Chapter 14 Entry Strategy and Strategic Alliances 486Cases: Toyota—The Rise of a Global Corporation 521Nestlé: Global Strategy 531Strategic and Organization Change atBlack & Decker 534Organizational Culture and Incentives atLincoln Electric 536
International Business Operations
Chapter 15 Exporting, Importing, and Countertrade 538Chapter 16 Global Production, Outsourcing, and Logistics 562Chapter 17 Global Marketing and R&D 590Chapter 18 Global Human Resource Management 624Chapter 19 Accounting in the International Business 652Chapter 20 Financial Management in the InternationalBusiness 674Cases: Molex 698Procter & Gamble in Japan 699Merrill Lynch in Japan 701Glossary 704Photo Credits 716Index 717
part one
Introduction and OverviewCountry Differences
Globalization 2
Opening Case
Flat Panel Televisions and the Global Economy 2
Introduction 4What Is Globalization? 6
The Globalization of Markets 6 The Globalization of Production 7 
Country Focus
Outsourcing American Health Care 8The Emergence of Global Institutions 9Drivers of Globalization 11
 Declining Trade and Investment Barriers 11The Role of Technological Change 13
The Changing Demographics of the Global Economy 16
The Changing World Output and World Trade Picture 1
The Changing Foreign Direct Investment Picture 17 
Country Focus
India's Software Sector 18
The Changing Nature of the Multinational Enterprise 20The Changing World Order 21
Management Focus
China's Hisense—An Emerging Multinational 22
The Global Economy of the 21st Century 23
The Globalization Debate 24
 Antiglobalization Protests 24Globalization, Jobs, and Income 25
Country Focus
Protesting Globalization in France 26
Globalization, Labor Policies, and the Environment 29Globalization and National Sovereignty 30Globalization and the World's Poor 31
Managing in the Global Marketplace 32Chapter Summary 34Critical Thinking and Discussion Questions 34Research Task 34
Closing Case
IKEA-The Global Retailer 36
National Differences in Political Economy 40
Opening Case
Chavez's Venezuela
40Introduction 42Political Systems 42
Collectivism and Individualism 43 Democracy and Totalitarianism 45
Economic Systems 47
 Market Economy 47 Command Economy 47  Mixed Economy 48
Legal Systems 48
 Different Legal Systems 49 Differences in Contract Law 50Property Rights and Corruption 50
Country Focus
Corruption in Nigeria 53
The Protection of Intellectual Property 54Product Safety and Liability 55
Management Focus
Starbucks Wins Key Trademark Case in China 56
The Determinants of Economic Development 56
 Differences in Economic Development 
 Broader Conceptions of Development: Amartya Sen 60Political Economy and Economic Progresss 60Geography, Education, and Economic Development 65
States in Transition 66
The Spread of Democracy
The New World Order and Global Terrorism 68The Spread of Market-Based Systems 70
The Nature of Economic Transformation 70
 Deregulation 70Privatization 72
Country Focus
Building a Market Economy in India 73
Legal Systems 74 
Implications of Changing Political Economy 74Implications for Managers 76Chanter Summarv 80

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