Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Multinationals and Development$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780300115611

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300115611.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM YALE SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.yale.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Yale University Press, 2020. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in YSO for personal use.date: 25 January 2020

Introduction to the Key Issues

Introduction to the Key Issues

Chapter:
(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction to the Key Issues
Source:
Multinationals and Development
Author(s):

Alan M. Rugman

Jonathan P. Doh

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300115611.003.0001

This chapter introduces some key issues related to the effect of MNEs on host country development, which is an important but controversial topic. This subject has generated considerable disagreement among researchers and practitioners—those directly engaged in international development policy, finance, and multinational management strategy. A critical missing variable in these analyses is the explicit consideration of MNEs as organizational actors in the development process. MNEs are an important—perhaps the most important—vehicle through which economic development in developing countries occurs, yet their role in the economic progress of developing countries is widely overlooked. The chapter presents an outline of the book and an overview of the content presented in the subsequent chapters.

Keywords:   multinational enterprises, development policy, finance, multinational management, developing countries

Yale Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.