14. Economic Globalization: Corporations

  1. George Ritzer
  1. Peter Dicken

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch14

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

The Blackwell Companion to Globalization

How to Cite

Dicken, P. (2007) Economic Globalization: Corporations, in The Blackwell Companion to Globalization (ed G. Ritzer), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470691939.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 9 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405132749

Online ISBN: 9780470691939

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Keywords:

  • business corporation;
  • World War I;
  • general motors;
  • toyota;
  • foreign direct investment

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • THE SCALE AND GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

  • WHY (AND HOW) FIRMS ‘TRANSNATIONALIZE’

  • GEOGRAPHY MATTERS: THE EMBEDDEDNESS OF TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS

  • ‘WEBS OF ENTERPRISE’: TRANSNATIONAL PRODUCTION NETWORKS

  • References