TITLE

United Brands Polishes Its Image in Latin America

AUTHOR(S)
Romero, Raul
PUB. DATE
March 1975
SOURCE
Management Review;Mar75, Vol. 64 Issue 3, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses key issues relevant to the operations of multinational business corporations in the developing countries. Problems of slow local economic growth patterns; Overview of the economic conditions and its impact on the growth of business operations; Importance of business involvement with local economic and social development; Implications for the social responsibility of business enterprises.
ACCESSION #
6042542

 

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