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A VERY SHORT FAIRLY INTERESTING AND REASONABLY CHEAP BOOK ABOUT INTERNATIONAL B

Cairns George

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
SAGE Publications

Data premiery:
2008-09-17

ISBN:
9781412947633

83,95 PLN
Wysyłamy w 21 dni

Opis produktu

strongSelected as an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine January 2010/strongstrong/strong/With the ultimate question of why studying the world of International Business is important to you as an individual the authors present an astute conversational and stimulating exploration of contemporary International Business. / /With considerations such as the challenge to principles of business in the context of trading blocs protectionism and restricted trade: the effects of international governing bodies of the like the WTO the IMF and the World Bank: and how everyone and everything fits into the larger picture this short book looks at a very big and interesting field with humour and insightfulness./SAGE&rsquo:s strongA Very Short Fairly Interesting and Reasonably Cheap Book About /strongseries shies away from the sterility of conventional textbooks offering students an informal and accessible overview of the field that questions and challenges the traditional literature. : You can a href=https://uk.sagepub.com/engb/eur/series/Series979 title=VSFI seriesview all the books in the VSFI series here/a./Explains why studying international business is important to you as an individual in a humorous and insightful way.While it is truly very short and thus may not suffice to serve as single textbook for such courses it sports an attractive price tag and certainly features an excellent reference list with rich material for further research. In one sense the authors have proven the marketing team of Sage Publications wrong it is not only fairly interesting it is a compelling and outstanding book bCritical Perspectives on International Businessp align=leftemThis important clearly written book by two British academics will be of value to anyone interested in international business. It covers the historical origins of international business including the classical theories of international trade as well as topics not discussed in mainstream textbooks such as the exploitation of natural resources resulting from European colonialism. This overview of international business does not emphasize only the favorable aspects of international business activities and how multinational corporations can be successful. The authors also address aspects of international business activities that harm society. These topics include working conditions in sweatshops of both less developed and developed countries: pollution caused by toxic waste disposal practices: the making of unsafe products: tax avoidance: and increasing economic inequality both between and within countries. The authors question the idea that the main purpose of international businesses should be to maximize profits for their stockholders using such exploitive practices as moving production offshore to reduce labor costs in order to achieve competitive advantage. They believe that international businesses should be concerned with their social responsibility to workers consumers and society. Excellent

Data Publikacji: 2008-09-17
Wymiary: 7.800 in 5.080 in

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