Transnational Corporations and Transnational Governance

The Cost of Crossing Borders in the Global Economy

  • Sarianna Lundan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. The Costs of Crossing Borders in the Global Economy

  3. Behavioural Assumptions in the Theory of the TNC

  4. The Footprint of the TNC: The Role of Borders and Distance

  5. Managing Cross-Border Interdependencies

  6. TNCs as Institutional Entrepreneurs

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 389-399

About this book

Introduction

Transnational Corporations and Transnational Governance examines the different kinds of distance-related barriers related to cross-border investment. Different forms of governance, whether inside the firm or as part of its network of external relationships, have the aim of reducing uncertainty and creating a more predictable environment.

Keywords

accounting business Due Diligence economy entrepreneur foundation Global economy Governance innovation Internationalisation Investment management theory of the firm trade

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarianna Lundan
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BremenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137467690
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Business & Management Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-50003-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-46769-0
  • About this book