By Kuntal K. Saha,Masum Billah,Purnima Menon,Shams El Arifeen,Nkosinathi V.N. Mbuya
By E. Wayne Nafziger
By Tong Dow Ngiam
Based on his wealthy, forty-year event as a senior Singapore civil servant, Ngiam Tong Dow manages to offer a transparent photo during this ebook of Singapore’s course towards good fortune. it's a choice of his speeches, interviews, and articles brought and written among 2004 and 2010. in response to Ngiam, what lies at the back of Singapore’s surprising achievements from 1959 onward is the island nation’s relentless pursuit of data because the severe lever for improvement. Singapore is the forerunner of knowledge-based economies rising during this new millennium.
By Fred Magdoff,John Bellamy Foster
Praise for Foster and Magdoff’s The nice monetary Crisis: during this well timed and thorough research of the present monetary main issue, Foster and Magdoff discover its roots and the novel alterations that may be undertaken in reaction. . . . This ebook makes a precious contribution to the continuing exam of our present debt hindrance, one who merits our complete attention.—Publishers Weekly
There is a becoming consensus that the planet is heading towards environmental disaster: weather switch, ocean acidification, ozone depletion, international freshwater use, lack of biodiversity, and chemical pollutants all threaten our destiny until we act. what's much less transparent is how humanity may still reply. The modern environmental stream is the positioning of many competing plans and prescriptions, and composed of a various set of actors, from militant activists to company leader executives.
This brief, readable e-book is a sharply argued manifesto for these environmentalists who reject schemes of “green capitalism” or piecemeal reform. Environmental and financial students Magdoff and Foster contend that the fight to opposite ecological degradation calls for an organization grab of financial fact. Going additional, they argue that efforts to reform capitalism alongside environmental strains or depend exclusively on new know-how to keep away from disaster misses the purpose. the most reason behind the looming environmental catastrophe is the riding common sense of the approach itself, and people in power—no subject how “green”—are incapable of creating the adjustments which are necessary.
What each Environmentalist must find out about Capitalism tackles the 2 greatest problems with our time, the ecological difficulty and the faltering capitalist economic climate, in a fashion that's thorough, available, and certain to impress debate within the environmental movement.
By B.R. Brunson
Agricultural and concrete improvement got here overdue to the Texas South Plains, and frontier existence lingered good into the 20th century. within the decade previous international warfare I a number of land businesses flourished within the sector and acted as catalysts for payment and financial enlargement. admired between those businesses used to be the Plainview-based Texas Land and improvement corporation, based in 1912 as an working agent for a syndicate of jap financiers.
Like so much land businesses, the Texas Land and improvement corporation operated a large-scale company that broke up ranch holdings into tracts on the market to farmers. corporation brokers marketed widely in newspapers and magazines and arranged unique teach journeys to carry searching for what you offer to the world. And, like such a lot marketers linked to frontier land businesses, backers of the Texas Land and improvement corporation was hoping to gain a brief cash in on land sales.
The Plainview firm used to be, besides the fact that, particular in lots of methods. It promoted particularly highly-priced lands and attempted to promote absolutely constructed, irrigated farms. the corporate was once a major social and fiscal strength in Plainview and the encircling counties simply because its backers positioned capital into the zone rather than taking cash out. in particular in the course of the early years, the corporate learned little make the most of revenues as a result of struggle and melancholy. The complicated and complicated monetary constitution of the corporate is of specific old significance.
B. R. Brunson lines the heritage of the influential Texas Land and improvement corporation from its inception in 1912 to its ultimate dissolution in January 1956. He combines an research of the company's function in Panhandle monetary progress with vigorous biographies of the boys who geared up the operation and outlines in their achievements within the fields of irrigation, farm making plans, corporation association, and finance.
By Erik Wibbels
By Eric R. Crouse
By Zoya Nissanov
By Jae Ho Chung
By Alan M. Rugman
This publication deals a clean viewpoint at the function of establishment organizations (MNEs) in improvement. Alan M. Rugman and Jonathan P. Doh problem conventional assumptions approximately fiscal improvement and deal with the controversies that encompass MNEs. for instance, how do overseas multinationals have an effect on total monetary progress in rising economies, and the way does this strategy bring about the following upward thrust of recent emerging-economy MNEs?
The authors concentrate on the mechanisms in which MNEs effect financial improvement. They evaluation the influence of MNEs at the approaches and results of improvement, in addition to the impact of civil society, NGOs, and executive rules on multinationals, in particular in Asia. and so they speak about the increase of emerging-economy MNEs from Asian economies, specifically “yang” MNEs from China and Korea. Arriving at a much more nuanced realizing of MNEs this present day, the authors additionally provide observations concerning the function of multinationals within the future.