Explores the pros and cons of economic theories, government policies, business strategies, and organizational structures. This title places emphasis on strategy. It focuses on the managerial implications of each topic on the actual practice of international business.
Market-defining since it was first introduced, International Business 8e by Charles W. L. Hill, continues to set the standard for international business textbooks. In writing the book, Charles Hill draws on his experience in teaching, writing, and global consulting to create the most thorough, up-to-date, and thought-provoking text on the market. Because many issues in international business are complex, the text explores the pros and cons of economic theories, government policies, business strategies, organizational structures, etc. Hill's: International Business is known for its strong emphasis on strategy, and for maintaining a tight integrated flow between chapters. Hill's book is practical in nature, focusing on the managerial implications of each topic on the actual practice of international business. The author's passion and enthusiasm for the international business arena is apparent on every page as he strives to make important theories interesting, informative, and accessible to all students.
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Charles W. L. Hill is the Hughes M. and Katherine Blake Professor of Strategy and International Business at the Foster School of Business, University of Washington. The Foster School has a Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER), one of only 17 funded by the U.S. Department of Education, and is consistently ranked as a Top-25 business school. Learn more about Professor Hill at foster.uw.edu/faculty-research/directory/charles-hill A native of the United Kingdom, Professor Hill received his PhD from the University of Manchester, UK. In addition to the University of Washington, he has served on the faculties of the University of Manchester, Texas A&M University, and Michigan State University.Professor Hill has published over 50 articles in top academic journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Strategic Management Journal, and Organization Science. Professor Hill has also published several textbooks including International Business (McGraw-Hill) and Global Business Today (McGraw-Hill). His work is among the most widely cited in the world in international business and strategic management. Beginning in 2014, Dr. Hill partnered with Dr. Tomas Hult in a formidable co-authorship of the IB franchise of textbooks (International Business, Global Business Today). This brought together two of the most cited international business scholars in history.Professor Hill has taught in the MBA, Executive MBA, Technology Management MBA, Management, and PhD programs at the University of Washington. During his time at the University of Washington he has received over 25 awards for teaching excellence, including the Charles E. Summer Outstanding Teaching Award.Professor Hill works on a private basis with a number of organizations. His clients have included Microsoft, where he has been teaching in-house executive education courses for two decades. He has also consulted for a variety of other large companies (e.g., AT&T Wireless, Boeing, BF Goodrich, Group Health, Hexcel, Microsoft, Philips Healthcare, Philips Medical Systems, Seattle City Light, Swedish Health Services, Tacoma City Light, Thompson Financial Services, WRQ, and Wizards of the Coast). Professor Hill has also served on the advisory board of several start-up companies.For recreation, Professor Hill enjoys skiing, and competitive sailing!
Table of Contents
Part One - Introduction and Overview
Chapter 1- Globalization
Part Two- Country Differences
Chapter 2 National Differences in Political Economy Chapter 3 Differences in Culture Chapter 4 Ethics in International Business Cases: Google in China Mired in Corruption-Kellogg, Brown & Root in Nigeria
Part Three - The Global Trade and Investment Environment
Chapter 5 International Trade Theory Chapter 6 The Political Economy of International Trade Chapter 7 The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment Chapter 8 Regional Economic Integration Cases: NAFTA and the US Textile Industry Martin's Textiles Agricultural Subsidies and Development Boeing versus Airbus Starbucks Foreign Direct Investment
Part Four - The Global Monetary System
Chapter 9 The Foreign Exchange Market Chapter 10 The International Monetary System Chapter 11 Global Capital Markets Cases: Argentina's Monetary Crisis
Part Five - The Strategy and Structure of International Business
Chapter 12 The Strategy of International Business Chapter 13 The Organization of International Business Chapter 14 Entry Strategy and Strategic Alliances Cases:  The Global Automobile Industry  IKEA  Downey's SoupPart Six - International Business Operations
Chapter 15 Exporting, Importing, and Countertrade Chapter 16 Global Production, Outsourcing, and Logistics Chapter 17 Global Marketing and R&D Chapter 18 Global Human Resource Management Chapter 19 Accounting in the International Business Chapter 20 Financial Management in the International Business Cases: Li & Fung Castrol Oil in Vietnam China Mobile
International Business by Charles W. L. Hill
Charles W. L. Hill
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