Researchers, academics, and advanced students of International Business, Business Strategy, Comparative Management, and Organizational Studies.
Peer Hull Kristensen, Professor of the Sociology of Business Firms and Work Organization, Copenhagen Business School, and Jonathan Zeitlin, Professor of Sociology, Public Affairs, and History, and Director of the Center on World Affairs and the Global Economy
1: Introduction: Multinational Corporations as Lead Agents of Globalization?
Part I: Local Pathways to Mutlinational Enterprise
2: Associating Local Strategies of Global Reach: Horsens, Lake Mills, Eastbourne, and APV
Part II: A Global Game Enacted by Local Players
3: Horsens: Local Strategies on a Global Stage
4: Lake Mills: Self-Limiting Strategies of a Solidaristic Plant Community
6: Lygon Place: A Corporate Headquarters at War With Itself
7: Strategic Positions and Positional Strategies
Part III: Managerial Challenges and Human Promises of Globalization
8: Managing the Multinational: Administrative and Human Challenges
9: The Functions of the Executive Revisited: contributions, Inducements, and Constitutional Ordering
10: Pragmatic Solutions: From Procedural Justice to Learning by Monitoring
11: Creating a Multinational Public for the Corporation
12: Conclusion: Sideshadowing the Future of Globalization