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International Business

Author : Andrew Delios
language : en
Publisher: FT Press
Release Date : 2012-12-10

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International Business: An Asia Pacific Perspective (Second Edition) provides a unique exploration of the topic of international business. It examines decisions relevant to managers in internationalizing and multinational firms operating in the Asia Pacific region. Its uniqueness stems from the cutting-edge conceptual material that underlies the decision-making frameworks in the text and in the numerous Asian company examples and illustrations. Users of this text examine such essential topics as the measurement and analysis of the cultural, political and economic dimensions of the international environment; the formation of internationalization strategies, including entry mode choice and strategic alliances; the analysis of the competitive implications of multinational firms and business groups; multinational, subsidiary and expatriate management; and the management of ethical issues.

The World At A Glance

Author : Edward S. Casey
language : en
Publisher: Indiana Univ Pr
Release Date : 2007

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How the simple act of glancing connects us to the wider world


Author : John O Koehler
language : en
Publisher: Basic Books
Release Date : 2008-08-05

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In this gripping narrative, John Koehler details the widespread activities of East Germany’s Ministry for State Security, or "Stasi.” The Stasi, which infiltrated every walk of East German life, suppressed political opposition, and caused the imprisonment of hundreds of thousands of citizens, proved to be one of the most powerful secret police and espionage services in the world. Koehler methodically reviews the Stasi’s activities within East Germany and overseas, including its programs for internal repression, international espionage, terrorism and terrorist training, art theft, and special operations in Latin America and Africa.Koehler was both Berlin bureau chief of the Associated Press during the height of the Cold War and a U.S. Army Intelligence officer. His insider’s account is based on primary sources, such as U.S. intelligence files, Stasi documents made available only to the author, and extensive interviews with victims of political oppression, former Stasi officers, and West German government officials. Drawing from these sources, Koehler recounts tales that rival the most outlandish Hollywood spy thriller and, at the same time, offers the definitive contribution to our understanding of this still largely unwritten aspect of the history of the Cold War and modern Germany.

The Innovative Entrepreneur

Author : Daniel F. Spulber
language : en
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date : 2014-06-16

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Innovative entrepreneurs are the prime movers of the economy. The innovative entrepreneur helps to overcome two types of institutional frictions. First, existing firms may not innovate efficiently due to incumbent inertia resulting from adjustment costs, diversification costs, the replacement effect, and imperfect adjustment of expectations. The innovative entrepreneur compensates for incumbent inertia by embodying innovations in new firms that compete with incumbents. Second, markets for inventions may not operate efficiently due to transaction costs, imperfect intellectual property protections, costs of transferring tacit knowledge, and imperfect information about discoveries. The innovative entrepreneur addresses inefficiencies in markets for inventions through own-use of discoveries and adoption of innovative ideas. The Innovative Entrepreneur presents an economic framework that addresses the motivation of the innovative entrepreneur, the innovative advantage of entrepreneurs versus incumbent firms, the effects of competitive pressures on incentives to innovate, the consequences of creative destruction, and the contributions of the innovative entrepreneur to the wealth of nations.

The Garden Next Door

Author : José Donoso
language : en
Release Date : 1994-01

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A Chilean writer named Julio and his wife, Gloria, are at a low point in their lives. Constantly bickering, the pair are beset by worries about money, their writing, and their son (who may or may not be plying the oldest profession in Marrakesh). When Julio's boyhood best friend, now a famous artist, lends the couple his luxurious Madrid apartment for the summer, it is an escape for both - but in particular for Julio, who fantasizes about the garden next door and the erotic life of the lovely young aristocratic woman who inhabits it. But Julio's life - and career - unravel In Madrid: he is rebuffed by a famous literary agent, Nuria Monclus, who detests him and his novel; his son's friend from Marrakesh moves in and causes havoc; and Gloria begins to drink. In the face of pitiless adversity, Julio's talent inexorably begins to fade. The garden next door, however, is also Gloria, who has been doing some creating of her own. It is this twist that transforms Donoso's brilliant satire of the writer's life into something even greater: a carefully crafted and bitteily comic meditation on gardens, deceit, and the nature of a writer's muse.

Fail Fast Succeed Faster

Author : Sunil Godse
language : en
Release Date : 2013-11-14

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""Fail Fast. Succeed Faster."" is a collection of real life one-on-one interviews with over 200 business executives who gave their valued time to share their incredible stories of business challenges and failures, with some notables including: Bruce Croxon -- Co-Founder, Round13 Capital and former Co-Founder, LavalifeJim Treliving -- Chairman & Owner, Boston Pizza International Inc.Pierre Morrissette -- Founder and Executive Chairman, Pelmorex Media Inc. (The Weather Network)Larry Rosen -- Chairman & CEO, Harry RosenBill Johnson -- Former Chairman & CEO, McDonald's Restaurants Canada Ltd.The goal of the book is to enhance business success by learning through the failures and challenges of others. By being better prepared to tackle business hurdles, entrepreneurs are able to save time and money, directing resources to where they are most needed to move the business forward. It is inevitable that an entrepreneur will go through business challenges. But by purchasing a copy today, anyone thinking of starting or expanding a business can put themselves on the path to success by learning from the failures of others -- instead of their own. Sunil Godse brings over 18 years of experience as a business mentor to a large number of firms ranging from start-ups to multinational organization in a variety of industries. He provides firms with sound advice, giving them the proper tools and techniques to overcome their business challenges. After retaining Sunil's services, his clients have been more adept at running their businesses: improved financial outcomes, more efficient processes and an enhanced workplace environment.