This textbook on international business integrates the academic study of international trade and foreign direct investment with the actual strategic and operational decisions of exporters and multinational enterprises. The book merges managerial decision making in the internationally oriented firm with the conceptual tools provided by international economics. It covers issues of central importance to firms that invest overseas: political risk, taxation, and expatriate assignment.Holding large inventories is not a panacea if there is uncertainty in final demand, the space costs of inventory are large, ... Third, the service can be transmitted a remotelya across borders.3 For the first two trade modes above, a principal trade cost is ... Jet travel allowed for a huge reduction in those costs but they are still sufficiently high so as to eliminate most trade in ... mean that trade in goods and services would be treated asymmetrically (When I buy a Honda Civic made in Ontario, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Elements of Multinational Strategy|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-08-30|