Bachelor level, winter semester
An understanding of the ‘costs of distance’, how formal and informal institutional differences between countries can be measured, and in what ways does this impact on the strategies of firms. An appreciation of the economic and non-economic roles of multinational enterprises and their impact on the home and host economies.
Contents of the course:
The origins and impact of the economic, social and institutional differences between countries, and their implications for firm strategy. The political and social role of multinational enterprises in their home and host countries.