The Multinational Firm: Organizing Across Institutional and National Divides

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Multinational firms are a ubiquitous feature of modern economies, yet how much do we really know about how they work? This book reveals the complexity of managing multinationals and shatters the myth of the multinational as a unified, economically-rational firm.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199247554
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Glenn Morgan is Senior Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Warwick Business School. He was previously Lecturer in Organizational Behaviour at Manchester Business School and Research Fellow at Manchester School of Management, UMIST. Peer Hull Kristensen is Professor in the Department of Organization and Industrial Sociology, Copenhagen Business School. Richard Whitley is Professor of Organizational Sociology at the Manchester Business School, University of Manchester. He has also held visiting academic appointments at the International University of Japan (1993), University of Hong Kong (1988), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris (1987), University of Amsterdam (1982), St Anthony's College, Oxford (1981), and the Inter-University Graduate School of Management, Delft, The Netherlands (1977, 1979).

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Table of Contents

1. The Multinational Firm: Organizing across institutional and national divides, Glenn Morgan
2. Part I: Convergence and Divergences in the Visible Hand of International Management How and Why are International Firms Different? The consequences of cross-border managerial coordination for firm characteristics and behaviour, Richard Whitley
3. The Emergence of German Transnational Companies: A theoretical analysis and empirical study of the globalization process, Christel Lane
4. Constructing Global Corporations: Contrasting national legacies in the Nordic Forest, Eli Moen and Kari Lilja
5. Part II: Constructing and Deconstructing the Visible Hand Between National and International Governance: Sector coordination and geopolitics in electrical engineering, Henrik Glimstedt
6. The Impact of the Internationalizing of Capital Markets on Local Companies: How international institutional investors are restructuring Finnish companies, Risto Tainio, Mika Huolman, and Matti Pulkkinen
7. The Making of a Global Firm: Local pathways to multinational enterprise, Peer Hull Kristensen and Jonathan Zeitlin
8. Globalization and Change: Organizational continuity and change within a Japanese multinational in the UK, Diana Rosemary Sharpe
9. Part III: Changing National and International Economic Orders: Constructing and reconstructing systems of economic organization and regulation The Development of Transnational Standards and Regulations and their Impacts on Firms, Glenn Morgan
10. Globalization and its Limits: The making of international regulation, Marie-Laure Djelic and Jabril Bensedrine
11. National Trajectories, International Competition, and Transnational Governance in Europe, Dieter Plehwe

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