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September 12, 2008
What does corporate citizenship look like in large multinational corporations? Clelia Peters explores this complex subject by tracing Nike's changing relationships with its overseas suppliers.
December 27, 2007
Dublin to Prague for less than the cost of dinner? Brian Lavery follows the trend of low-cost carriers as they change the landscape of air travel along with some unexpected side effects.
August 17, 2007
Chang-Gyu Hwang, president and CEO of the semiconductor business of Samsung Electronics discusses the latest trends in semiconductor technology and its convergence with IT and biotechnology.
July 31, 2006
Victor Fung, group chairman of Li & Fung, one of China’s most respected companies, addressed the evolution of supply chain management in East Asia on May 10 as part of the Sir Gordon Wu Speaker Forum.
May 17, 2004
During the last 10 years, the Ghanaian government has made a serious effort to increase foreign direct investment as a vehicle for export-led growth. Much of the emphasis has been on using technology to fuel the growth ? some have suggested that Ghana could in time become the ?Bangalore of West Africa.?
May 14, 2003
Location, Cheap Labor and Government Incentives: A Case Study of Automotive Investment in Central Europe
This paper presents a case study of FDI in the automotive industry in the Visegrad countries (the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia) in the post-communist period, and it examines how firms in the industry have sought to take advantage of these labor-cost and locational advantages in integrating operations in these countries into their larger European production networks.
November 07, 2002
This case explores the challenges and opportunities facing Jean Davidson and her rose farm.