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The Multinational Enterprise in Transition


Strategies for Global Competitiveness (Fourth Edition)


Phillip D. Grub and Dara Khambata, Editors



About the Book:

    When this book first appeared in 1972, it was hailed as a milestone in the then emerging field of multinational business. Now in its Fourth Edition, this complete, one-volume guide assembles the knowledge and experience of fifty-nine leading experts in the field. The most current thinking is reflected in the readings, and several of the essays have been prepared especially for this book. Charts, diagrams, graphs, and tables illustrate the articles. The purpose of this Fourth Edition is to provide the business executive, government official, scholar, and student with a better understanding of the changing context in which business is conduced on a global basis. Particular emphasis has been placed on creating an awareness of the evolving patterns that uniquely characterize the multinational enterprise in its current and future context.


About the Editors:

    Before his retirement, Phillip D. Grub was a professor of International Business and Aryamehr Professor of Multinational Management at The George Washington University. He is a past president of the Academy of International business and a member of the Fellows of the Academy. He received his M.B.A. and D.B.A. degrees from The George Washington University, and has been an advisor to several foreign governments on trade policy and economic development and a consultant to numerous multinational corporations. Dara Khambata is Professor of International Finance and Chairman of the International business Department at the Kogod College of Business Administration, The American University in Washington, D.C. He received his M.B.A. degree from Columbia University and D.B.A. degree from The George Washington University. He is a consultant to numerous government and international organizations as well as to private companies, and is the author of several research papers and eight books.



An excellent comprehensive collection, recommended for those who would like to survey the field.

Foreign Affairs


Highly illuminating articles in the sectors in which they specialize, making this volume indispensable for all those who are interested in this subject.

The Oriental Economist


A comprehensive guide to all phases of the multinational enterprise.



Publication date: 1993

Charts; graphs; tables; notes; index

Size: 6 x 9 (15.2 x 22.9); xvi, 720 pages

CIP L.C.93-27751

ISBN 978-0-87850-104-5 (hardbound)  (Out of Print)

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