2008

The European Enterprise

Historical Investigation into a Future Species

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ISBN: 978-3-540-74036-0 (Print) 978-3-540-74038-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. General

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      The European Enterprise. Its Relevance and Problems

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      Pages 23-36

      European Corporations: Ownership, Governance, Strategies and Structures. A Review of Five Countries: United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

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      Pages 37-50

      Europe as Home and Host to Multinational Enterprise

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      Pages 51-63

      Common European Assets: A Japanese View on the ‘European Enterprise’

  3. Impact of Brussels

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 65-65

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      Pages 67-80

      Defining a European Vehicle: Community Standards as Integration Tools or Trade Barriers for European Enterprises?

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      Pages 81-95

      Scotch Over Bourbon1: How British Principles of Accounting Became the Norm for Financial Reporting in Europe

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      Pages 97-110

      The Impact of European Integration on Institutional Change in Switzerland

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      Pages 111-125

      European Institutions and Enterprises in Sweden

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      Pages 127-137

      Facilitating Technology Services: National and European Standards and the Shaping of FORCE Technology, 1940–2005

  4. Europe as an Aim and as a Tool

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-154

      The European Enterprise as a “Fortress” — The Rise and Fall of Unidata Between Common European Market and International Competition in the Early 1970s

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      Pages 155-167

      Europeanisation and Americanisation: Converging Backgrounds of German and Dutch Top Managers, 1990–2005

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      Pages 169-182

      Suez Towards a European Enterprise (1982–2006)?

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      Pages 183-194

      Greek Business in Southeast Europe: National, Regional, or European?

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      Pages 195-205

      Did the Progressive Absorption of the French Paper Industry Create European Firms?

  5. European Business or Business in Europe?

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 207-207

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      Pages 209-222

      The Rise of the New Public Service Transnationals: European or Global Phenomenon?

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      Pages 223-239

      Corporate Responses to Institutional Changes — the Effects of Europeanisation in the Case of Denmark, 1973–2003

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      Pages 241-252

      European, Global or Norwegian? The Norwegian Aluminium Companies, 1946–2005

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      Pages 253-267

      Changing Transnational Affections. Orkla, Elkem and Norwegian Big Business, 1960–2004

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      Pages 269-279

      European Challenges and Opportunities: The Role of Europe in the Internationalisation of Spanish Firms

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 281-281

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      Pages 283-297

      The Development Toward a European Enterprise: Results and Conclusions