SOSC1340 Lecture 8

SOSC1340 Lecture 8

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Unformatted text preview: family- owned firms •  Corporate business regime •  USA •  Post- 19th century •  Large, shareholder firms Arrighi & Silver (1999) Chaos & Governance in the Modern World System. University of Minnesota Press. Growing Overseas Investments •  Types of investment •  Por^olio investment •  Foreign direct investment (FDI) •  Offshoring (or outsourcing) •  Timeline •  1950s, 1960s - > US •  1970s, 1980s - > Japan, S. Korea, Europe •  1990s, 2000s - > BRICs Spread of MNCs •  Current extent •  82,000 MNCs •  810,000 subsidiaries •  77 million people employed •  Technological •  Transport •  Standardize produc?on Thun (2011) The globaliza?on of produc?on. In John Ravenhill (ed.) Global Poli+cal Economy, Oxford University Press. …con1nued •  Global integra?on •  Fragmenta?on of value / supply chains •  Dispersed around world •  Global supply chain organiza?on •...
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2014 for the course POLS 1090 taught by Professor Smardon during the Winter '11 term at York University.

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