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  • The Impact of Privatizationby Stephen Martin; David Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Are resources allocated more efficiently through private ownership than through the public sector? The experiences of eleven newly privatised companies are examined to evaluate this hypothesis. With the Government's pro-privatization policies in place for over a decade, this is a prime time to evaluate theory versus reality. more...

  • The International Handbook of Competitionby M. Neumann; J. Weig

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2004; US$ 60.00

    This indispensable new Handbook examines both economic and legal aspects of competition policy and industrial organization. It provides a scholarly review of the state-of-the-art regarding economic theory, empirical evidence and standards of legal evaluation. more...

  • Country Competitivenessby Bruce Kogut

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 169.99

    With the expansion of global competition through international trade agreements and heightened rivalry between firms in the domestic market, it is easy to understand why a firm would seek to compete by lowering the wages paid to labor. Yet, this strategy is troubled not only by the efforts of other firms pursuing cheaper labor costs, but also by the... more...

  • Understanding Competitive Advantageby Fredrik Nilsson; Birger Rapp

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 50.60

    This book is about competitive advantage and how it is created at the company level. It is based on the premise that the alignment of strategies and control systems affects the firm`s chances of successfully positioning itself in its chosen arena of competition. The firm is in a better position to concentrate on activities that create value for the... more...

  • Institutional Competitionby A. Bergh; R. Höijer

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Why is competition between institutions usually viewed in a negative light, when competition is considered positive in most other economic contexts? This volume introduces perspectives on this issue, analytically and empirically exploring reasons for this perception. It is suitable for students and scholars of economics and political economy. more...

  • Being “Real” about Youth Entrepreneurship in Eastern and Southern Africaby Francis Chigunta; Jamie Schnurr; David James-Wilson

    International Labour Office 2005; US$ 5.00

    Reviews developments in the livelihood situation and challenges facing young Africans. Presents an operational model and strategy for supporting the entrepreneurship, livelihood development skills and knowledge requirements, and demands of young people in their transition to economic independence. more...

  • Privatization, Corporate Governance and the Emergence of Marketsby Dr Eckehard Rosenbaum; Frank Bönker; Hans-Jürgen Wagener

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 205.00

    The volume focuses on privatisation in transition countries, addressing issues ranging from corporate governance to the relationship between privatisation and the emergence of markets, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The contributors investigate both the theoretical groundwork of privatisation and enterprise restructuring as well as recent empirical... more...

  • Kooperation von Controllerbereich und Strategieabteilungby Jürgen Weber; Ramon Knollmann

    Deutscher Universitätsverlag 2007; US$ 22.61

    Geleitwort Die vorliegende Dissertation von Knollmann ist eingebettet in einen Forschungsstrang am Lehrstuhl, der sich mit Fragen der strategischen Positionierung des Controllerbereichs inn- halb von Unternehmen beschäftigt. Konzeptionelle Ausgangsbasis sind die Dissertation von David 2005 einerseits und mehrere empirische Arbeiten zu Erfolgsfaktoren... more...

  • Selling The Family Silverby Colin Chapman

    Random House 2011; US$ 22.55

    Selling the Family Silver is, moreover, the controversial 'warts and all' story of Britain's privatization programme, past and future. The chairmen, the cheats, the fanfares and the flops - from all sides of the political, social and economic coin, the author examines the contentious demise of nationalization and the real effectiveness of the private... more...

  • Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprisesby OECD Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 33.00

    In 2005, OECD published a stocktaking of the corporate governance framework in the Organisation?s member countries. This publication was the basis on which the OECD Guidelines on Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises (the ?SOE Guidelines?) was developed. It has been widely quoted in academic literature, in official documents and by practitioners.... more...