Transnational Corporations: Fragmentation Amidst Integration

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2.1 Parent TNCs by country 12
2.2 Number of parent companies and foreign affiliates 13
2.3 Stock of inward FDI, developed market economies, developing countries and central and eastern Europe 14
2.4 Stock of outward FDI, developed market economies, developing countries, central and eastern Europe 15
2.5 International production and world economic activity 16
2.6 FDI inward and outward stock as a percentage of GDP by region 17
2.7 Gross output of foreign affiliates of transnational companies 18
2.8 Share of mergers and acquisitions in FDI 19
2.9 Sales of foreign affiliates as percentages of exports and imports by region 20
2.10 Intra-firm trade and its share in total trade 24
2.11 Receipts and payments of technology-related flows in selected developed countries 25
2.12 Turnover of foreign exchange and exports 26
2.13 International financial deepening: international banking in relation to world output, trade and investment 26
2.14 Outward and inward FDI and earnings from outward and inward FDI 29
2.15 UK international migration by occupation 32
2.16 Forms of technology alliances in new technologies, 1970-89 34
3.1 The modern firm and its fuzzy boundaries 46
3.2 Dimensional configuration and potential for achieving specific strategic objectives 50
3.3 Dimensional configuration and efficiency elements 52
3.4 Dimensional configuration and control 56
4.1 World's largest 664 TNCs 1997: breakdown by band size 72
4.2 World's largest 664 TNCs by country of origin 78
4.3 World's largest TNCs in manufacturing and services 79
4.4 World's largest 664 TNCs by country of origin. Breakdown of affiliates' location by home country and host region 80

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