Co-operative structures in global business : communicating, transferring knowledge and learning across the corporate frontier (eBook, 2001) [WorldCat.org]
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Co-operative structures in global business : communicating, transferring knowledge and learning across the corporate frontier

Author: Gordon Boyce
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Series: Routledge international studies in business history, 9.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Business Source Complete.
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This volume explores how firms operating in industries as diverse as film making, shipping, engineering, mining, and advertising have collaborated to develop innovative services, technologies and products to reach new markets.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Études de cas
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boyce, Gordon, 1954-
Co-operative structures in global business.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2001
(DLC) 00035383
(OCoLC)43694425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Boyce
ISBN: 0203252187 9780203252185 0203187679 9780203187678 9780415216449 0415216443 9786610326457 6610326452
OCLC Number: 50553453
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 247 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Contents; List of figures and tables; Preface; The theoretical and historical context; Agency agreements in international business: dynamic model of shipowner agent relations, 1870 1939; A family-based network: the Holt Swire Scott connection, decision-support systems and staff development, 1860 1970; A multinational joint venture: the Orient Paint, Varnish and Colour Co., 1932 49; A purchasing co-operative: the Steel Manufacturers' Nickel Syndicate, 1901 39; A licensing pyramid: John Brown Company and International Curtis Marine Turbine Company, 1908 29.
Series Title: Routledge international studies in business history, 9.
Other Titles: Cooperative structures in global business
Business Source Complete.
Responsibility: Gordon H. Boyce.

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