Transnational Corporations: Fragmentation Amidst Integration

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Index

a
activities:
direct 11-19 , 91-104
affiliates:
foreign 12-20 , 72 , 73 , 79 ;
indices 66-70 ;
location 70-6 , 80 ;
UK transnational companies 93-4
agglomeration 85 , 87 , 89 ;
new trade theories 143-5 , 154 , 155
aggregation 181
Aliber's theory 110 , 117 , 136-9
Araujo, L. 39
arm's length relationships 48
assets:
Aliber's theory 137 ;
firm-specific 148 ;
foreign 63 ;
intangible 147 , 150 ;
ownership dimensions 40-62 ;
policy implications 180 ;
privatised 17 ;
specificity 49 , 52 , 116

b
banking 26
biotechnology industry 33 , 35
boundaries:
fuzzy 40-6 , 51 , 53 , 61
Braunerhjelm, P. 87
Buckley, P.J. 51 , 133 , 134
business:
links 4 , 5 ;
networks 36 , 39-62
BusinessWeek (BW) 68 , 69 , 97

c
Cantwell, J. 20 , 21 , 135 , 140
capitalist development:
new phase 5 , 7 , 167 , 171 , 176
Carnoy, M. 164
Casson, M.C. 51 , 133 , 134
Castells, M. 162 , 163 , 168
casual labour 43 , 45 , 48 , 59
Central and Eastern European (CEE) countries:
cross-border transactions 13-18 , 20 , 28 ;
UK transnational companies 99-103
centrifugal forces 152-3 , 155 , 157
centripetal forces 152-3 , 157
Chamberlinian scale economies 142 , 145 , 149
Chesnais, F.:
cross-border transactions 23 , 25 , 27 ;
globalisation theses 167-70 , 175
citizenship 166
Clark, C. 184 , 185
clustering see agglomeration
Coase, R.H. 48 , 108 , 115 , 133
Commission of the European Communities 65-6
communication 3 , 7 , 44 , 170
companies:
size 70-6 ;
see also multinational companies;
uninational companies
comparative advantages 179-81
competitive advantages 179-81
complementarity relationship 20-2
Concentration index 68 , 74 , 87
conflicts 113-15 , 128
confrontation 188-90
consumers 8 , 20 , 43 , 89
contradictions:
new trade theories 148-50
control objectives 40 , 49 , 53-61
co-operation 39 , 45 , 53 , 188-90
co-ordination:
costs 49 , 52 , 53 , 61 ;
mechanisms 39 , 40 ;
power 187
core-periphery patterns 152 , 157
costs:
networks 58 ;
transactions 21 , 48-9 , 52-3 , 61 ;
transportation 8 , 23 , 30 , 44-5
Cowling, K. 44 , 54-5 , 59-60 , 112 , 115

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