Producing prosperity

Islam, Shujaat
March 1993
Harvard International Review;Spring93, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p42
Academic Journal
Discusses issues of multinational investment in less-developed countries (LDCs). Better position for LDCs to capitalize on foreign direct investment; Reasons for the success of lesser-known multinational corporations; Benefits enjoyed by an LDC that encourage the activities of smaller multinationals.


Related Articles

  • Toward a Geocentric Theory of Multinational Evolution: The Implications from the Asian MNEs as Latecomers.  // Asia Pacific Journal of Management;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p217 

    Focuses on Asian multinational enterprises (MNEs). Rise in MNEs from the developing countries; Problems related to MNEs from developing countries; Perception of MNEs from the developing countries as latecomers.

  • What makes MNCs succeed in developing countries? Hansen, Michael W.; Gwozdz, Wencke // Multinational Business Review (Emerald Group Publishing Limited);2015, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p224 

    Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolution in subsidiary performance and the factors influencing this performance based on a unique database of approximately 800 multi-national company (MNC) subsidiaries in developing countries. Developed-country multi-national...

  • Technology transfer and institutional development in Central and Eastern Europe. Tihanyi, Laszlo; Roath, Anthony S. // Journal of World Business;Fall2002, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p188 

    Focuses on a study which examined the problems associated with the transfer of technology from developed countries to the developing economies. Role of multinational corporations in technology transfer; Information on the institutional characteristics of technology; Process of technology...

  • Transnational Investing.  // Futurist;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p9 

    Focuses on foreign investment trends in developing countries in 2000. Business practices of multinational companies; Challenges presented by transnational business; Statistics on countries that received foreign investments in 1999.

  • Institutional Reform and Entry Mode by Foreign Firms:The Case of Jordan. El Said, H.; McDonald, F. // Journal for Institutional Innovation, Development & Transition;May2002, Vol. 6, p76 

    Investigates the links between institutional systems and the entry mode of multinational corporations in developing and transition countries (DTC). Reasons for the continuing use of international joint ventures in countries that have undergone reforms intended to lead to the development of...

  • Foreign investment and the decapitalization of underdeveloped host countries. Rothgeb Jr., John M. // Social Science Journal;1990, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p457 

    Examines the claim that multinational corporations decapitalize underdeveloped host countries. Types of decapitalization mechanisms; Use of Game-theoretic analysis the explore the arguments presented; Unlikeliness of far-sighted corporations that wish to protect their assets to engage in...

  • International Human Resource Management in developing and Transitional Economy countries: A breed apart? Napier, Nancy K.; Vu, Van Tuan // Human Resource Management Review;Spring98, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p39 

    Suggests why it is important to explore international human resource management (IHRM) in developing countries. Definitions and reasons for developing and transitional economies' importance; Overview of recent literature; Existing models and their application for developing countries;...

  • Welcome mat now offered foreign firms. Francis, David R.; LaFranchi, Howard // Christian Science Monitor;2/28/96, Vol. 88 Issue 64, p1 

    Reports that the demand for multinational corporations is increasing in developing countries. Examples of countries showing greater number of foreign companies are Russia and India; Changing attitudes towards multinationals; Comments from United Nations economist, Karl Sauvant; Definition of a...

  • Multinationals as Foreign Agents of Change in the Third World. Tavis, Lee A. // Business Horizons;Sep/Oct83, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p2 

    Multinational corporations are the lightning rods which attract much of the world's frustration over the economic and social conditions of poor peoples and countries. The affluence which these firms represent contrasts sharply with the poverty of the countries in which they are located. Third...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics