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Business and society on the transitional periphery: Comparative perspectives

Wood, GT and Demirbag, M (2015) 'Business and society on the transitional periphery: Comparative perspectives.' International Business Review, 24 (6). 917 - 920. ISSN 0969-5931

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Abstract

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. This article looks at business and society on the transitional periphery from a starting point rooted in the international business literature. Many transitional periphery countries have rich natural resource endowments or prosperous diasporas, making it relatively easy to attract inward FDI, chronic institutional weaknesses and policy failures notwithstanding. At the same time, such windfalls may dilute incentives for institution building or reform. We review trends emerging from the most recent scholarly work in the area, and highlight potential research agendas for the future.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HS Societies secret benevolent etc
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School
Faculty of Social Sciences > Essex Business School > Management Science and Entrepreneurship Group
Depositing User: Mehmet Demirbag
Date Deposited: 01 Jul 2015 13:26
Last Modified: 22 Jan 2019 20:15
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14191

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