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The most up-to-date text in the market, International Business arms business professionals with a complete exploration of global business issues and practice. It addresses all the recent and on going worldwide issues regarding the economic and financial crisis as well as the government’s role in business and the international business environment. Three new chapters focus on trade and investment policies, politics, and law. New examples from around the world are also presented throughout the text. The eighth edition examines the role and impact of culture and also includes numerous current world maps, helping business professionals develop and refine a global perspective.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470530658
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/23/2010
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 746
  • Sales rank: 636,727
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael H. Moffett is currently Associate Professor of Finance and International Business at Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management. Dr. Moffett has a B.A. in economics from the University of Texas at Austin (1977), an M.S. in Resource Economics from Colorado State University (1979), and M.A. and Ph.D. in International Economics from the University of Colorado, Boulder (1985). Dr. Moffett has lectured at a number of universities around the world, including the Aarhus School of Business (Denmark), the Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration (Finland), the Norwegian School of Economics (Norway) and the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). Dr. Moffett has also lectured at a number of universities in the United States including Trinity College, Washington D.C., and the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is a former visiting research fellow at the Brookings Institution and he recently completed a two-year visiting professorship in the Department of International Business at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Michael Moffett's research publications have appeared in a number of academic journals, including the Journal of International Money and Finance, the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Contemporary Policy Issues, and the Journal of International Financial Management and Accounting. He is co-author of Multinational Business Finance, sixth edition, 1992 with David Eiteman and Arthur Stonehill, as well as co-editor with Arthur Stonehill of Transnational Financial Management for the Unived National Centre for Transnational Corporations, 1993. He is a continuing contributor to numerous collective works in the fields ofinternational finance and international business. Dr. Moffett has also consulted with a number of private firms both in the United States and Europe.
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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 The International Business Imperative


Chapter 2 Trade and Investment

Chapter 3 The Theory of Trade and Investment

Chapter 4 The Balance of Payments

Part II Cases:

Iceland 2006: A Small Country in a Global Capital Market

The Venezuelan Bolivar Black Market

Will Tire Tariffs Launch a Trade Dispute?

The Catfish Dispute


Chapter 5 Culture

Chapter 6 Politics and Law

Chapter 7 Financial Markets

Chapter 8 Economic Integration, Emerging and Developing markets

Part III Cases:

Mattel's Chinese Sourcing Crisis of 2007

Nine Dragon's Paper

The H1-B

The Banana Wars

MG Rover Plant


Chapter 9 Strategic Planning

Chapter 10 Corporate Governance and Reform,

Chapter 11 Coordination, Implementation, and Control (incl. Knowledge Transfer)

Chapter 12 Building the Knowledge Base (Research Tools)

Chapter 13 Entry and Expansion

Part IV Cases

Koch Industries Acquires Georgia Pacific

Petroleum Development and The Curse of Oil

Honey Land

Tao kae noi Seaweed Snack


Chapter 14 Marketing

Chapter 15 Services

Chapter 16 Logistics

Chapter 17 Financial Management

Chapter 18 Human Resource Management

Chapter 19 New Horizons

Part V Cases:

Nova Macedonia

Porsche Changes Tack

When Diamonds Weep

The Market Entry Strategy Social Approach

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