The Effectiveness of EU Business Associations

The Effectiveness of EU Business Associations

by J. Greenwood, Ernst & Young Association Management
     
 
This is a unique collection of papers which brings together those who work in and with EU business associations at the very highest level with many of the leading academic authors on associations over the past two decades. It examines the factors that influence the effectiveness of EU business associations, and the prospects for associations and their members to

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This is a unique collection of papers which brings together those who work in and with EU business associations at the very highest level with many of the leading academic authors on associations over the past two decades. It examines the factors that influence the effectiveness of EU business associations, and the prospects for associations and their members to influence these. It is designed to appeal both to analysts of debates about interest groups, collective action and European integration, and to those who work in and with EU business associations.

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First presented as papers at an eponymous conference held in Brussels in September 2000, these 21 essays consider various aspects of business under the EU. Association membership, change agents, managing change, employers organizations, and how these function under EU policies are the book's main themes. The contributors include academics in business, economics, and geography as well as business professionals in the UK, Poland, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, and the US. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333964125
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
12/03/2001
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
263
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT BENNETT University of Cambridge
RUDOLF BEGER Citigroup, and formerly Executive Secretary of ACEA, EU Automobile Constructors Association
OLIVER BLANK Director General, EICTA (European Information and Communications Technology Association)
MARK BOLÉAT Boléat Consulting and former Director General of the Association of British Insurers
PAUL BULTEEL Secretary General, Union of the Electricity Industry
WILLIAM COLEMAN McMaster University
MARIA G. COWLES American University
JEANMARIE DEVOS Secretary General, CEFIC (EU Chemicals Industry Association)
ROY GENTRY EU Affairs Manager, The EU Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce, Belgium
HANNS GLATZ Daimler Chrysler
WYN GRANT University of Warwick
DAINEL GUEGUEN CLAN Associates and former Director General, COPACOGECA (EU Farmers Association)
VAL HERMAN ICL Corporate Affairs
JANPETER HUGES EU Government Relations, Akzo Nobel
CHRISTOPHE LECUREUIL Director of Corporate and Regulatory Affairss, GPC International, Brussels
VANJA MARKOVIC Director, Corporate Affairs, Kraft Food International
IRINA MICHALOWITZ Preussag AG Liaison Office Brussels EU Business Associations
JAN TIMMERMAN Secretary General, EUROPIA (EU downstream petroleum producers association)
FRANZ TRAXLER University of Vienna
ZYGMUNT TYSZKIEWICZ Former Secretary General of UNICE, the Union of Industrial and Employers' Confederations of Europe
BASTIAN VAN APELDOORN Free University of Amsterdam
FRANS VAN WAARDEN University of Utrecht
HANS WERNERMÜLLER Secretary General, UEAPME (EU Small Business Associations)
ALFONS WESTGEEST Partner, Ernst & Young Association Management

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