About this title Outsourcing. Emerging economies. Environmental impacts. These are just three of the many key issues currently facing international businesses, which are all examined in the fourth edition of this well-respected textbook. Taking a regional approach, the text challenges some of the underlying assumptions behind globalization and focuses on both the dominant economies - the EU, the US and Japan - as well as emerging markets, such as Brazil, India and China, of world trade.
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Executive Education Simon has worked as a consultant to, or taught, a range of firms in the areas of international business, strategy, innovation and organisational change. Major clients include: A. This builds on a long-term pipeline of outputs bridging the fields of innovation management, international business and organisation studies.
He has sat on the Editorial Boards of three leading journals. Japan and China: local business practices and cross-cultural management, foreign direct investment and economic change. After focusing on Japan Simon developed an interest in how Chinese firms evolve innovation-related capabilities in collaboration with Western firms. He has studied China-related trade and foreign direct investment FDI , including market-entry strategies for China and the internationalisation of Chinese firms.
He continues to present and publish on China. China and worked on a range of projects on innovation in the context of China, with faculty and students at Zhejiang. Project focus on joint capability building in British and Chinese firms Managing a consortium of 8 organisations around the world.
He was appointed for a first term in and his Council membership has been renewed for a second term until Its remit is to maintain world-class standards of teaching and research and help shape policy through dialogue with business and government. Research into the challenges of international expansion by multinational firms led to an interest in the relationship between organisation complexity and firm performance.
This research underpins the diagnostic tools and solutions offered by the Simplicity Partnership, where Simon has been both a Board member and Research Director.
Professor Simon Collinson
ISBN 13: 9780273701743