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Global Business Environment : An Introduction - Monir H. Tayeb

Global Business Environment

An Introduction

Paperback Published: 1st November 1992
ISBN: 9780803984455
Number Of Pages: 240

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Comprehensive and highly readable, The Global Business Environment examines key political, economic, and cultural developments and institutions that constitute the global business environment. Issues addressed include why companies--and nations--engage in international trade; the challenges they face, such as foreign government intervention, protectionism through tariff and non-tariff barriers, and widely divergent international accounting, taxation, and legal practices; the role of such institutions as the IMF, World Bank, OECD, European Community and OPEC, and of trade agreements such as GATT; the significance of the International Debt Crisis; the impact of less developed and newly industrialized countries in international trade, and the shift throughout Eastern Europe towards capitalist economies; and, the implications of cultural differences in international business. A tour-de-force, this timely analysis concludes with an overview of the global opportunities--and threats--facing international organizations and the implications for strategic planning, interface management, and internal organization. Clear and comprehensible, The Global Business Environment will be essential reading for managers and all students of international business.

Introduction
Historical and Economic Background
Firms and International Business
The Global Scene and the Challenges Ahead
Major Challenges to free International Trade
Political Risk
Protectionism
Accounting, Taxation and Legal Practices
The International Debt Crisis
Efforts to Enhance free International Trade
Global Monetary Institutions and Trade Agreements
Regional Trade Agreements and Pacts
Doing Business with Others
Socio-Cultural Context of International Business
East European Countries
Developing and Newly Industrialized Countries
Japan
The International Manager's World
Management of International Firms
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ISBN: 9780803984455
ISBN-10: 0803984456
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st November 1992
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.3