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.... the space costs of inventory are large, or if the firm wishes to use just-in-time delivery as part of a quality control mechanism. 4.1.3 Travel and Communication Costs The service sector now accounts for a large and growing share of world trade. ... traded if the residence of the consumer of the product is in a different nation from the residence of the producer. ... it would 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|