Foreign Direct Investment


This book is an in-depth study of the international business relationships of China covering both inward and outward foreign direct investment, its impact and related theoretical and policy issues.

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This book is an in-depth study of the international business relationships of China covering both inward and outward foreign direct investment, its impact and related theoretical and policy issues.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230515987
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/5/2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.70 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER J. BUCKLEY is one of the world's leading academics in the area of International Business. He is currently Professor of International Business and Director of the Centre for International Business at the University of Leeds, UK. He is also Visiting Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Reading.

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Table of Contents

Foreword Professor Klaus Macharzina
Regaining the Edge for International Business Research; (co-author D.Lessard)
Stephen Hymer: Three phases, One Approach
Firm Configuration and Internationalisation: A Model; (co-author N.Hashai)
Edith Penrose’s Theory of the Growth of the Firm and the Strategic Management of Multinational Enterprises; (Co-Author M.Casson)
The Determinants of Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment; (co-authors J.Clegg, A.Cross, P.Zheng, H.Voss & X.Liu)
Historic and Emergent Trends in Chinese Outward Direct Investment; (co-authors A.R.Cross,, H.Voss & X.Liu)
Cultural Awareness in Knowledge Transfer to China: The Role of Guanxi and Mianzi; (co-Authors J.Clegg & H.Tan)
Is the Relationship Between Inward FDI and Spillover Effects Linear? An Empirical Examination of the Case of China; (co-authors J.Clegg & C.Wang)
Inward FDI and Host Country Productivity: Evidence from China’s Electronics Industry; (co-authors J.Clegg & C.Wang)
China’s Inward Foreign Direct Investment Success: Southeast Asia in the Shadow of the Dragon; (co-authors J.Clegg, A.Cross & H.Tan)
The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Chinese Export Performance; (co-authors C.Wang, P.J.Buckley, J.Clegg & M.Kafouros)
The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on the Productivity of China’s Automotive Industry; (co-authors J.Clegg, P.A.Siler, G.Giorgioni & P.Zheng)
The Impact of Foreign Ownership, Local Ownership and Industry Characteristics on Spillover Benefits from Foreign Direct Investment in China; (co-authors J.Clegg & C.Wang)
Organization and Action in a Chinese State-Owned Service Intermediary: the Case of Sinotrans; (co-authors J.Clegg & H.Tan)
Foreign Direct Investment in Ireland: Policy Implications for Emerging Economies; (co-author F.Ruane)
A Simple and Flexible Dynamic Approach to Foreign Direct Investment Growth: The Canada – United States Relationship in the Context of Free Trade; (co-authors J.Clegg, N.Forsans & K.Reilly)

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