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Author Aharoni, Yair
Title Globalization of Services : Some Implications for Theory and Practice
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2000
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Series Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy ; v.19
Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy
Note Cover -- Globalization of Services -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- List of tables -- List of contributors -- 1 Introduction: setting the scene -- PART I The globalization of service industries -- 2 Foreign direct investment in services: trends and patterns -- 3 Developing regulatory disciplines in professional services: the role of the World Trade Organization -- PART II Theory -- 4 FDI, the location advantages of countries and the competitiveness of TNCs: US FDI in professional service industries -- 5 History and contingency in international accounting firms -- 6 The role of reputation in global professional business services -- 7 The globalization of professional business service firms: fad or genuine source of competitive advantage? -- 8 Enforcement and appropriation of music intellectual property rights in global markets -- 9 International franchising: a network approach to FDI -- 10 Knowledge creation and transfer in global service firms -- PART III Case studies -- 11 Global competition in industrial services: an analysis of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services -- 12 International alliances in service business: the case of the airline industry -- 13 DHL Worldwide Express: providing just-in-time delivery services across customs borders in Central and Eastern Europe -- 14 Globalization of hotel services: an examination of ownership and alliance patterns in a maturing service sector -- 15 The search for core competencies in a service multinational: a case study of the French hotel Novotel -- Index
In an era of accelerating change in the world economy, services are assuming greater importance for the economies of both developed and developing countries. As technological developments allow increasing tradeability of services, huge global firms are offering services across national boundaries. This important book explores the global impact of this economic phenomenon from both empirical and theoretical perspectives
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Link Print version: Aharoni, Yair Globalization of Services : Some Implications for Theory and Practice London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2000 9780415226547
Subject Competition, International.;Service industries
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