Corporate Portals and eBusiness Integration
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Corporate Portals and eBusiness Integration

Give customers, clients, and coworkers easier access to your organization's information and services The e-business environment is a tangle of disconnected and often incompatible data sources and applications. Today's hottest business tools -- corporate portals--make it easier to navigate that maze. Corporate Portals and e-Business Integration explains what portals are, and how you can seamlessly integrate them into your corporation'...

Ideologies of Globalization: Contending Visions of a New World Order (Routledge Ripe Studies in Global Political Economy)
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Ideologies of Globalization: Contending Visions of a New World Order

This book examines the key debates about globalization and provides a detailed and incisive analysis of the varied and often contradictory opposition to globalization within the United States. Subjects covered include: * the historical context of the development of globalization in the US in the post-war period * opposition to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the General Agreement on Trade & Tariffs (GATT) & t...

International Economic Integration And Asia (Advanced Research in Asian Economic Studies)
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International Economic Integration And Asia

Regional economic integration has become a key force in international commercial policy in the 2000s. Europe has traditionally embraced regionalism; the United States became actively involved in preferential trading arrangements only in the 1980s. While Asia has been late in accepting formal regional economic integration accords, all Asian countries are now in the process of creating various free-trade areas and other forms of econom...

The Varieties of Capitalism Paradigm: Explaining Germany's Comparative Advantage?
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The Varieties of Capitalism Paradigm: Explaining Germany's Comparative Advantage?

How do the environments in which businesses operate condition their success or failure? Such questions have long been of interest in the fields of business, economics and politics. They have gained in importance as a result of heightened competitive pressures associated with "globalization". While some see certain institutions as burdens, others see them as a blessing. This book thoroughly examines the main claims of the most importa...

Developments in Macro-Finance Yield Curve Modelling
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Developments in Macro-Finance Yield Curve Modelling

Changes in the shape of the yield curve have traditionally been one of the key macroeconomic indicators of a likely change in economic outlook. However, the recent financial crises have created a challenge to the management of monetary policy, demanding a revision in the way that policymakers model expected changes in the economy. This volume brings together central bank economists and leading academic monetary economists to propose ...

Universe of the Largest Transnational Corporations, The (Unctad Current Studies on Fdi and Development)
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Universe of the Largest Transnational Corporations, The

The publication analyses the universe of the largest transnational corporations TNCs globally and those from developing countries, the market concentration of these firms and the internationalization of their activities. It also addresses the questions of how transnational are TNCs and proposes a new graphical approach to transnationality. Furthermore, it analyses the most-preferred locations by the largest TNCs.

Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition: Regenerating Your Land and Growing Your Profits
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Holistic Management Handbook, Third Edition

Holistic management is a systems-thinking approach developed by biologist Allan Savory to restore the world’s grassland soils and minimize the damaging effects of climate change and desertification on humans and the natural world. This third edition of Holistic Management Handbook: Regenerating Your Land and Growing Your Profits is the long-awaited companion volume to the classic text Holistic Management, Third Edition. Crafted under...

Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy
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Trucking Country: The Road to America's Wal-Mart Economy

Trucking Country is a social history of long-haul trucking that explores the contentious politics of free-market capitalism in post-World War II America. Shane Hamilton paints an eye-opening portrait of the rural highways of the American heartland, and in doing so explains why working-class populist voters are drawn to conservative politicians who seemingly don't represent their financial interests. Hamilton challenges the popular no...