Essays Tagged: "transnational corporations"

Are transnational corporations a benign or malign force in the contemporary world?

Are transnational corporations a benign or malign force in the contemporary world?Today we live in a wor ... urism, information, diseases, pollution, ideas are all constantly flooding across national borders. Transnational corporations (TNC's) operate in many countries at once, contributing in no small way t ... om east to west, in exchange came gold, silver and natural rarities unobtainable in China. Powerful transnational organisations such as the Vatican, whose influence extended across much of Europe, hav ...

(10 pages) 374 1 3.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Canadian Branch plant economies

ies of companies based abroad, mostly in the U.S.A branch plant economy is a strategic tool used by transnational corporations to maximize profits, avoid tariff fees and encourage exports. "Branch pla ... leading-edge technology (http://www.Entrepreneurstrategist/figure/nnt/odb.html October 11, 2001)". "Transnational corporations strengthen our economy, they help to create an exciting and innovative bu ...

(12 pages) 114 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Discuss whether Transnational corparations are good or bad for a nation state, its citizens and the economy as whole.

To be able to discuss the above questions, it is necessary to understand what is meant by transnational corporations (TNCs). TNCs are generally characterised as a company that have modes of ... countries that are flexible enough to be able to move their businesses elsewhere on a global scale. Transnational corporations normally operate at a high level that the global economic and social effe ...

(7 pages) 148 2 3.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Which of the following would you describe as the most important agent of globalization in the 20th century

with access can participate. International business and worldwide Internet e-commerce, promoted by transnational corporations, for access to friction-free worldwide markets. Local identity groups usi ...

(1 pages) 52 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

This essay identifes what white collar (or corporate) crime is, how it is allowed to exist, its effects and how better the problem could be dealt with, including legislative reform.

ment including death, serious injury and massive shareholder losses following the collapse of giant transnational corporations both in Australia and overseas.This essay will examine the difference bet ...

(15 pages) 353 0 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Discussion of the contribution of Dunning's Eclectic Theory

ssible the internationalization of economic activity and the development and geographical spread of transnational corporations" (Dicken, 1992, p.120). These changes have made a great explosion in Fore ...

(8 pages) 131 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Globalization and the rise of multinational corporations and branding

rt of globalization we have been discussing involves multinationals turning, on any large scale, to transnationals:International businesses are still largely confined to their home territory in terms ... s activity; they remain heavily 'nationally embedded' and continue to be multinational, rather than transnational, corporations. (Hirst and Thompson 1996: 98).While full globalization in this organiza ...

(6 pages) 221 1 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Describe some of the positive and negative roles played by Multinational Corporations (MNC's) in the contemporary world economy?

sts compared to establishing the same firm in the western countries producing that product.Although transnational corporations (TNC's) are commonly thought to be synonymous with MNC's they are infact ...

(6 pages) 238 0 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global marketing.

effective promotional campaign.( transnational corporations have to develop international marketing strategies. Therefore, to underst ... ing better, a detailed understanding of the various stages that a corporation undergoes to become a transnational corporation is required.Basically, there are 4 stages that a corporation goes through ...

(10 pages) 619 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Global business

hole world market. Businesses now have to aim at the whole global consumers.Drivers of globalizationTransnational Corporations - they are the biggest players in the global economy because they export ...

(4 pages) 481 0 3.6 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes


ork of public utilities, private corporations are increasingly doing the job. Two huge French-based transnational corporations-Vivendi Universal and Suez-monopolize more than 70 percent of the existin ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Should the United Nations be called on to legislate Transnational Corporations?

Should the United Nationsbe called on to legislateTransnational Corporations?Should the UN be called on to legislate Transnational Corporations?Erik S ... led on to legislate Transnational Corporations?Erik Sawaya1In the current context of globalisation, Transnational Corporations (TNCs - dened bythe United Nations as rms operating assets in two or more ... Big Business be an effective tool for protecting human rights, labourstandards and the environment?Transnational Corporations and the Global EconomyIn what many refer to as the "New World Order," TNC ...

(15 pages) 52 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Ryde and Marrickville - Local Government Areas

global city effectively puts Sydney on the world map. Sydney is now a well renowned place for large transnational corporations, a place of important economic power and a place of high levels of migrat ... again was to change in the area. With Sydney's global city status rising and with a large number of transnational corporations now basing their headquarters in Sydney, many people who worked in the ci ...

(8 pages) 11 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Foreign direct investment in China and worldwide

ar cross border M&A boom in 1999. While the high level of M&As reflect strategic choices of transnational corporations (TNCs), it was also propelled by the recovery of stock markets, which in ... t Trends and Current Policy Issues." World Economy 22(2), pp. 223-243.Ietto-Gillies, Grazia. (2005) Transnational Corporations and International Production: Concepts, Theories and Effects. Edward Elga ...

(14 pages) 148 0 4.7 Feb/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Globalisation-Relation with the World and the Shipping News

g negative tone, "All was progress and possession, all push and shove now" clearly articulates that Transnational Corporations have invaded local space, and that the global have created misery for the ...

(2 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays


e. Earlier the idea of globalization was promoted in the global marketing and strategic planning of transnational corporations, led by Coca-Cola, Ford and McDonald's. Relying on standardized productio ... umph for free market capitalism. First capital markets, and later Internet commerce, supplanted the transnational firm as the favoured engine of globalization as the 'new economy' boomed.The Clinton/G ...

(5 pages) 50 0 4.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Topic of Power and Transnational Corporations

The topic under discussion will be that of power in regards to the large transnational corporations (TNC): who has this power, towards whom this power is exerted and how thi ... iddens Anthony................................................................Hansen, Peter (1988), Transnational Corporations in World Development: Trends and Prospects. New York, United Nations Publ ...

(10 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What are the positive and negative effects of globalization? Why do people fear the movement to create a one-world government?

1980. It is marked by the first industrial revolution in England. It confirms the dominant role of transnational corporations in the global economy. From 1980 to now, the extensive development of bio ... pening the door for industrialization and modernization. (Arjun, 2010).Besides, it makes increasing transnational flow of data through the use of technology such as Internet, satellite communications, ...

(5 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

elaborated difference between GNP and GDP

in the world. (Carson, Carol. 2001)So in practical terms Gilbert, (2010) that it's multinational or transnational corporations where the differences arise. Let's consider the auto industry. If Ford, a ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Feb/2013

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

“Activists over the world protest against sweatshops. What, if anything, should be done about sweatshop labour and by whom?”

ous practices, all for extremely low wages. Thus, this context of work has driven the incentives of transnational corporations to seek lower costs and transfer their productions to developing countrie ... t that. The double standards they argue do not seem plausible.In this essence, it is acclaimed that transnational companies operate such a resourceful web, that they are positioned to take appropriate ...

(10 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics