The International Business Environment

Paperback | April 26, 2015

byLeslie Hamilton, Philip Webster

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Adopting a clear global perspective, this textbook is an essential introduction to the challenges of the international business environment. The book begins by setting the global context and evaluating the idea of international industries, the world economy, and the threats and opportunitiesof global markets. The authors then identify the core issues faced by businesses and the dynamic socio-cultural, technological, political, legal, and ecological environments in which they operate. Case studies are sourced from almost every continent in the world, including a wealth of examples fromthe emerging markets of Africa, South America, and Asia. This unique combination of accessible theory, diverse case studies, and reflection points will prepare the reader for academic success and develop the professional skills required to excel in their future global business career.

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Adopting a clear global perspective, this textbook is an essential introduction to the challenges of the international business environment. The book begins by setting the global context and evaluating the idea of international industries, the world economy, and the threats and opportunitiesof global markets. The authors then identify...

Leslie Hamilton is currently an associate member of staff at Leeds Beckett University (formerly Leeds Metropolitan University) and holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Hull. He has more than 30 years' experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, mostly in the areas of the International Business En...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:424 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:April 26, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198704194

ISBN - 13:9780198704195

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Table of Contents

Part I: Global Context1. Globalization2. The global economy3. Analysing global industries4. The global business environment5. Assessing country attractivenessPart II: Global Issues6. The socio-cultural framework7. The technological framework8. The political environment9. The legal environment10. The financial framework11. Corporate Social Responsibility12. The ecological environment

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"This textbook is well written and covers important features and new developments in the international environment in which companies are operating" --Professor Michael Goyer, Warwick Business School