International Trade and Competition

International Trade and Competition

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These case studies from the Harvard Business School develop a conceptual framework for students of management and provide an exploration of international trade as seen from the perspective of general managers. Assuming a multidisciplinary approach, this text explores main sources of international competitive advantages for firms. It aims to provide students with an understanding of key institutions and regulations of international commerce - GATT and US trade law. This edition features many new, topical cases, and provides a greater focus on non-American firms. There is also more material on foreign country conditions and government policies.
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • McGraw-Hill Education (ISE Editions)
  • London, United Kingdom
  • International 2 Revised ed
  • 0071137831
  • 9780071137836

Table of contents

Part 1: Theories of International Trade: Note on Comparative Advantage; Note on Sources of Comparative Advantage; 'New' Theories of International Trade. Part 11: Comparative Advantage and Industry Structure: The Japanese Facsimile lndustry in 1990; The Global Semiconductor Industry, 1987; The Global Computer Industry. Part Ill: Comparative Advantage and Corporate Strategy: B-W Footwear; Lotus Development Corporation: Entering International Markets; Hoechst and the German Chemical Industry; Hoechst in the US; Part IV: lntermediation in International Trade; Japan's Sogosha; General Electric Trading Company, 1985; Note on Trade Finance. Part V: Alliances in International Competition; Swissair's Alliances; Xerox and Fuji Xerox; MIPS Computer Systems; The FS-X Project. Part VI: The Political Economy of Trade Policy: Textiles and the Multi-Fiber Arrangement; Note on Free Trade and Protectionism; Europe 1992; North American Free Trade Agreement.- Free for Whom?; The General Agreement on Tariffs and trade. Part VII: Trade Policy and Corporate Strategy: Searching for Trade Remedies; The US Machine Tool Industry, 1983; United States Trade Law; The Semiconductor Industry Association and the Trade Dispute with Japan; Canada Packers and the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement. Part VIII: Industrial Policy and International Competition; Motorola and Japan; Collision Course in Commercial Aircraft: Boeing-Airbus-McDonnell Douglas, 1991; Zenith and High Definition Television, 1990; Fusion Systems Corporation in Japan.
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