The Multinational Corporation in China

Controlling Interests

by Stephen Todd Rudman

Series: Organization and Strategy

The Multinational Corporation in China: Controlling Interests addresses the question of how multinational corporations control and coordinate their worldwide affiliates, with a fascinating inside story on contemporary China.
  • Focuses on dynamic management control processes by four large US multinational corporations of their China operations.
  • Based on the author’s own research, including personal interviews with senior managers, and discussions with consultants, lawyers, and government officials.
  • Reviews internal as well as publicly available company documents, and books, newspapers and periodicals dealing with relevant industries and with China.
  • Enables readers to understand how multinational corporations are managed.
  • Facilitates the development of a coherent theory of management control.

  • Wiley; June 2008
  • ISBN: 9781405178563
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: The Multinational Corporation in China
  • Series: Organization and Strategy
  • Author: Stephen Todd Rudman
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell

About The Author

Before becoming an academic, Stephen Rudman spent 20 years in business, as Vice President of a publicly-quoted manufacturer, general counsel for the motor carrier subsidiary of a major US railroad, international tax attorney for a major multinational bank, and senior counsel for a major international container shipping company. He has lectured at the Haas School of Business, the University of California at Berkeley and is currently Assistant Professor in the International Business Department at San Francisco State University.