ASPECTS OF GLOBALISATION, REGIONALISATION AND BUSINESS

Edited by IOANNIS-DIONYSIOS SALAVRAKOS

ISBN: 960-88331-4-0, 400 pages, Hardback

First published in 2004 by ATINER

Price: 80 - Hardcover (It includes Shipping and Handling)

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

List of Contributors

i

1

Introduction: Historical, Theoretical, and Empirical Aspects of Globalisation, Regionalisation, and Business

Salavrakos, I-D.

iii

 

Part 1

Aspects of Globalisation-Regionalisation: Theoretical Considerations and the Role of Governments

 

2

 

The New Change Dynamics and the State in a Changing World

Aktan, C.C.

3

3

Domestic Institutional Homogeneity and Regional Integration: Further Evidence

Feng, Y. & Genna, G.M.

23

4

Efficiency Analysis of Local Governments in Malaysia

Ibrahim, F.W.

39

5

Some Issues in U.S. Antidumping Case Against China

Lin, L.

51

6

Regionalism and Trade Soloaga, I.

63

 

Part 2

Aspects of Globalisation and International Financial Markets-Monetary Policy

 

7

Influence of Cost of Capital on the Economic Value Added: A Comparative Study in the Czech Republic, India, and the United States of America

Pavelková, D., Knápková, A., Goswami, K., &  Raška, Z.

89

8

Patronage of Foreign Banks in Malaysia Bakar, A.J., & Katib N.M.

105

9

See How They Run:  Linkages Between National Elections and the Behavior of International Banking Flows in Developing Countries

Uhlmann, P.

113

10

The Dynamics of Money Market Interest Rates in the Context of Czech National Bank Inflation Targeting

Bruna, K. & Brada, J.

133

11

Paradoxes of Financial Governance in U.S. Capitalism

Schüerz, M., Schuberth, H.

153

 

Part 3

Aspects of Globalisation and Cultural Social Evolution

 

12

Attitudes Towards Globalization: Comparing Views from the United States and Taiwan Czepiec, H., Hopkins, P., Roxas, J., & Jao, Y.T.

173

13

Is Your Success Different Than Mine? Underwood, J.

183

14

Regulating Interaction Space: Layers of Communication and Interaction in Workplace Design Lievonen, M.

193

15

Does Geography Predispose Economic Development? A Deep Rooted Holiday Perspective  Zamudio-Penson, P.M.

207

 

Part 4

Aspects of Regionalisation and European Integration

 

16

Regional Development in Romania: Perspectives and Stra-tegies  

Nistorescu, T., Sitnikov, S., & Barbu, M.

221

17

Chances and Consequences of the EU-Enlargement for the Austrian Objective 1 Region

Homlong, N.  & Springler, E.

235

18

The Reluctant Public Sector Transition in the Slovak and Czech Republics

Bryson, P.J. & Cornia, C.G.

251

19

Should the CEE Accession Countries Keep All Their Eggs in One Basket: The Role of Balance Sheet Effects  

Slavov, S.T.

267

20

Is Europe a Large Switzerland? Or Switzerland a Small Europe? A Monetary and Fiscal Policy Parallel

Cuche, N.A. & Castelli, M.

283

 

Part 5

Aspects of Business: Theoretical Perspectives and Sele-cted Cases

 

21

Specificity of the “Network-Firm” and the Boundaries of the Firm Baudry, B. & Gindis, D.

299

22

Implementing an Intensive Cross-Cultural Training Program into a Global Corporation

Williams, C.E.

317

23

Teaching Business Ethics Abroad Ankli, R.E.

331

24

Corporate Governance and Independent Director. Indepe-ndent Director or Gadget? “An Inappropriate Reference to the Anglo-Saxon System”

Delga, J.

353

25

Product Placement in Context: Building Brands in the Postmo-dern Era 

Sabour, N.I.

363

26

HRM Philisophy and Firm Productivity: Evidence from SMEs in India

Roufagalas, J., Kasturi, P., & Orlov, A.G.

385

27

Value of Relationships Within the Russia Business Networks: On Going Research

Elgebali, M.

401