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Transnational corporations: significance and impact

Kale, Dinar (2012). Transnational corporations: significance and impact. In: Papaioannou, Theo and Butcher, Melissa eds. International development in a changing world. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. 151–176.

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This chapter discusses the significance of transnational corporations in international development. It raises questions regarding the ability of TNCs to help or hurt development efforts. It concludes with section on TNCs from emerging countries and role of national policy in shaping their rise.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2013 The Open University
ISBN: 1-78093-237-5, 978-1-78093-237-8
Keywords: transnational national corporations; India; China; Brazil; development; Tata Steel; Nike
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Innovation, Knowledge & Development research centre (IKD)
Item ID: 34419
Depositing User: Dinar Kale
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2012 08:33
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2013 16:38
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