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Multi Corps and World Poverty - Subhash C. Jain

Multi Corps and World Poverty

By: Subhash C. Jain (Editor), Sushil Vachani (Editor)

Hardcover Published: January 2006
ISBN: 9781843765813
Number Of Pages: 464

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Finding ways to alleviate global poverty poses a major challenge for political leaders and intellectuals worldwide. The contributors to this volume, top scholars of international business, examine the effects of globalization on the developing world and address ways in which multinational corporations (MNCs) can play a positive role in the fight against poverty.

The role of MNCs in alleviating global povertyp. 3
Multinational enterprises in less developed countries : cultural and economic interactions revisitedp. 31
Role of multinational corporations in poverty reductionp. 59
FDI and poverty alleviation in small developing countriesp. 83
Linking poverty and foreign direct investment in developing countriesp. 105
Business strategies for profitable sales to the poor : how free enterprise can fight povertyp. 125
Multinational enterprise strategy for developing countriesp. 142
Marketing and global poverty reductionp. 164
A 'customer-centric' view of global economic developmentp. 177
Globalization, multinational enterprises and world povertyp. 204
The determinants of employment of affiliates of US multinational enterprises in Africap. 223
Multinational sourcing, sustainable agriculture and alleviation of global povertyp. 235
Achieving the millennium development goals : ways for MNCs to effectively interface with NGOsp. 261
Poverty and MNEs in emerging marketsp. 286
Multinational corporations through the uneven development lensp. 301
Internationally competitive clusters in developing countries : India's information technology industryp. 318
The corporate key : using big business to fight global povertyp. 339
Upgrading the quality of global capitalism : the moral dimensionp. 346
Multinationals' opportunity and role in alleviating povertyp. 380
Socially responsible pricing : lessons from the pricing of AIDS drugs in developing countriesp. 400
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ISBN: 9781843765813
ISBN-10: 1843765810
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: January 2006
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 15.6 x 23.4  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.82