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Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems : The Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk

By: Sandvik, Pal Thonstad.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in Business HIST: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (208 p.).ISBN: 9781317321583.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems : The Nickel Industry and Falconbridge NikkelverkLOC classification: HD9539.N52 .S384 2012 | S263 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 Aims and Approaches; 2 The Industrial Background; 3 The Rise and Fall of the Kristiansand Nickel Company, 1910-24; 4 Falconbridge, the Kristiansand Plant and the Norwegian Business System, 1929-39; 5 Vertical Integration and Trade Politics: Falconbridge's Success on World Markets in the 1930s; 6 Managerial Practices and Transatlantic Tension; 7 Occupied and Isolated, 1940-5; 8 Restoring and Promoting the Subsidiary's Mandate: The Post-War Expansion; 9 Multinational Enterprise and Norwegian Social Democracy
10 A Creative Subsidiary? Developing Kristiansand's Knowledge Resources11 The Weakening of Falconbridge and the Strengthening of the Kristiansand Subsidiary; 12 Multinational Enterprise, Host Society and Environmental Challenges; 13 Creating a Competitive Subsidiary; 14 Conclusions: The Making of a Subsidiary; Notes; Works Cited and Sources; Index
Summary: Scholarly attention has tended to focus on the owners and management of the multinationals, but when the focus is changed to that of subsidiaries, different aspects of business development and international capitalism come to light. Sandvik's study looks at the Falconbridge nickel refinery in Kristiansand, Norway.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; 1 Aims and Approaches; 2 The Industrial Background; 3 The Rise and Fall of the Kristiansand Nickel Company, 1910-24; 4 Falconbridge, the Kristiansand Plant and the Norwegian Business System, 1929-39; 5 Vertical Integration and Trade Politics: Falconbridge's Success on World Markets in the 1930s; 6 Managerial Practices and Transatlantic Tension; 7 Occupied and Isolated, 1940-5; 8 Restoring and Promoting the Subsidiary's Mandate: The Post-War Expansion; 9 Multinational Enterprise and Norwegian Social Democracy

10 A Creative Subsidiary? Developing Kristiansand's Knowledge Resources11 The Weakening of Falconbridge and the Strengthening of the Kristiansand Subsidiary; 12 Multinational Enterprise, Host Society and Environmental Challenges; 13 Creating a Competitive Subsidiary; 14 Conclusions: The Making of a Subsidiary; Notes; Works Cited and Sources; Index

Scholarly attention has tended to focus on the owners and management of the multinationals, but when the focus is changed to that of subsidiaries, different aspects of business development and international capitalism come to light. Sandvik's study looks at the Falconbridge nickel refinery in Kristiansand, Norway.

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