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 Multinational corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A multinational corporation (MNC) or multinational enterprise (MNE) or transnational corporation (TNC) or multinational organization (MNO) is a corporation/enterprise that manages production establishments or delivers services in at least two countries.
Multinational corporations (MNC) are often divided into three broad groups:
Diversified multinational corporations manage production establishments located in different countries that are neither horizontally or vertically integrated.
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 Multinational Business Enterprises: A New Category of International Organizations
In addition it has been argued that as corporations recognize the effects of their policies on the well-being of society, which is important for their survival, their decisions are governed less by straight-forward profit maximization and more by objectives which combine long-term profits with improvement in the general social welfare.
From an international legal point of view a multinational corporation is merely an agglomeration of corporate entities loosely linked by a network of non-resident shareholdings, of which the majority happens to be in hands of the parent company.
The desirable multinational corporation characteristic of centralized control and decentralized decision-making may not be suitable in a particular trade or industry.
www.laetusinpraesens.org /docs60s/68multi.php   (6975 words)

 Sample Chapter for Jensen, N.M.: Nation-States and the Multinational Corporation: A Political Economy of Foreign Direct ...
Multinational corporations may prefer to invest in countries with an institutional environment that biases policy toward the status quo.
Countries with environments not conducive to multinational corporations (and attempting to attract FDI) struggle to implement necessary economic reforms because of the status quo bias of the institutional environment.
Multinational investments provide benefits to the nation as a whole (the central government) and benefits that are localized (concentrated in one or more subnational unit).
www.pupress.princeton.edu /chapters/s8207.html   (8124 words)

 Prison Planet.com: Do You Have the Knowledge to Escape?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Foreign multinationals dominate all major industries including 9 of the 10 largest electronics companies, 8 of the 10 largest auto makers, 7 of 10 largest oil refiners, 6 of 10 telecom companies, 5 of 10 pharmaceuticals, 4 of 6 chemical producers, 4 of 7 airlines, and 19 of the 25 largest banks in the world.
Though our corporations would be free to trade with the rest of the world, they would only be permitted to employ Americans and all their productive assets would be physically located in the United States.
While it is true that American corporations would be at a competitive disadvantage to their foreign counterparts, it is also true that individual American citizens would be at a competitive advantage.
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 NACLA Digital Archive - The Multinational Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
...And, indeed, in pursuing such policies, American businessmen will not only serve well their individual corporations but will be promoting the further development of a supranational institution, private and corporate, that the record shows offers the best hope for the effective development and use of the world's scarce resources...
...American based multinational companies owe allegiance to the laws and policies of the United States, but their operat- ing affiliates are spread across the globe and are equally subject to the laws and policies of the countries which they inhabit...
...Multinational companies are urged - and wish - to become good citizens of the countries in which they operate, but it is sometimes difficult for them to satisfy the politi- cal and economic demands of conflicting jurisdictions...
archive.nacla.org /Summaries/V2I7P12-1.htm   (2761 words)

 AllRefer.com - multinational corporation, Business & Occupation, (Businesses And Occupations) - Encyclopedia
multinational corporation, business enterprise with manufacturing, sales, or service subsidiaries in one or more foreign countries, also known as a transnational or international corporation.
Typically, a multinational corporation develops new products in its native country and manufactures them abroad, often in Third World nations, thus gaining trade advantages and economies of labor and materials.
Such corporations have had worldwide influence : over other business entities and even over governments, many of which have imposed controls on them.
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 CTJ Testimony on Taxation of Multinational Corporations
Multinational corporations, whether American- or foreign-owned, are supposed to pay U.S. income taxes on the profits they earn in the United States.
Once a multinational company makes its opening tax bid, the IRS must attempt to determine--through adversarial proceedings--what are the flaws in the multitude of transfer prices the company has assigned to its international dealings.
The best way for governments to resolve their claims to tax revenues from the income of multinational enterprises is through a mechanism that allocates the worldwide income of unified business enterprises by formula among the countries in which those enterprises operate.
www.ctj.org /html/multimjm.htm   (2967 words)

 Toyota Motor Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Toyota Motor Corporation began in September 1933 when Toyoda Automatic Loom created a new division devoted to the production of automobiles under the direction of the founder's son, Kiichiro Toyoda.
Soon thereafter, the division produced its first Type A Engine in 1934, which was used in the first Model A1 passenger car in May 1935 and the G1 truck in August 1935.
In 2001, Toyota's Toyo Trust and Banking merged to form the UFJ United Financials of Japan, which was accused of corruption by the government for making bad loans to the Yakuza crime syndicates.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Toyota   (2305 words)

 Focus on the Corporation
The multinational corporation is the most powerful institution of our time, dominating not only global economics, but politics and culture as well.
The enormous influence of the corporation notwithstanding, the mechanisms of corporate control and the details of corporate abuses remain largely hidden from public perception.
The purpose of the column "Focus on the Corporation" is be to rectify this informational shortcoming, to report and comment critically on corporate actions and plans, from particularized abuses to broad trends.
multinationalmonitor.org /focus/focus.index.html   (304 words)

 Utilizing a Multinational Corporation
Perhaps you like the idea of selling rare or collectible items from a variety of nations; in that case, a multinational corporation would be perfect for you.
A multinational corporation will be focused on rare, unique and diverse items, and that will help set you apart, as will your multinational customer service base.
By working with a multinational corporation and their broad based global services, you can broaden your own creative and financial, possibilities.
www.peakedworld.com /multinational-corporation.html   (128 words)

 Multinational corporation - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A multinational corporation (MNC) or multinational enterprise (MNE) or transnational corporation (TNC) is one that spans multiple nations; these corporations are often very large.
Countries often offer incentive to MNC, such as tax breaks or lax environmental standards, in order to attract MNC into their country.
The first multinational, appearing in 1602, was the Dutch East India Company.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/MNC   (212 words)

 The Multinational Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We can define an MNC simply as a corporation operating in more than one country.
This objective is the same for purely domestic corporations as well.
The global 500 corporations have been ranked by revenues; there is also a country wide ranking available using various criteria.
www.bsu.edu /classes/rrathina/course/unit1_4.htm   (269 words)

 multinational corporations - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Multinational Corporations and the North American Free Trade Agreement Multinational Corporations and the North American Free...Data Twomey, Michael J. Multinational corporations and the North American free...
Multinational corporations by John Stopford...unprecedented surge in the growth of multinational corporations (MNCs).
For example, multinational corporations operate in countries where bribery, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, and lack of concern for the...
www.questia.com /search/multinational-corporations   (1440 words)

 Ethics, Enterprise, and the Multinational Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Whether his or her constituency is a corporation and its shareholders or the customers in a small and privately held business, his or her first responsibility is to serve that constituency.
That means supporting the broad activities of the corporation, including the people who work for that company and the communities in which it operates.
I have a great deal of difficulty with those who live in a hugely prosperous country telling people in the developing world that they should be deprived of a critical source of energy.
www.acton.org /publicat/randl/print_interview.php?id=454   (2534 words)

 Multinational corporation (MNC) - Definition from Investor Dictionary - Define meaning of the word Multinational ...
Multinational corporation (MNC) - Definition from Investor Dictionary - Define meaning of the word Multinational corporation (MNC)
A multinational corporation (MNC) or transnational corporation (TNC) is one that spans multiple nations; these corporations are often very large.
Producing Security: Multinational Corporations, Globalization, and the Changing Calculus of Conflict (Princeton Studies in International History and Politics)
www.investordictionary.com /definition/multinational+corporation.aspx   (233 words)

 SSRN-Codetermination and Corporate Governance in a Multinational Corporation by Viet Dinh
The article analyzes employee codetermination in corporate governance by comparing American and German systems of corporation and labor law and assesses how the systemic differences affect the internal governance of a multinational corporation.
It examines what happens when the two systems of corporate law and labor relations merge and consequently come into conflict?as when a German corporation merges with an American corporation to form a truly multinational entity.
The prospect for opportunistic alliance among managers, shareholders, and domestic employees suggests that codetermination in a multinational enterprise imposes distributional costs on foreign workers and perhaps also efficiency loss for the corporation.
papers.ssrn.com /sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=169870   (278 words)

 Favourite Multinational Corporation:
Anyways, I was told that the executives of the DeBeers corporation have an "Excape Plan".
That at any moment, morning, noon, or night, if they are ever called to court, they have a driver ready, who will immediatly pick them up and take them to the nearest airport, where there will be tickets and a passport waiting for them under an alias that will take them to a safe country.
They're certainly multinational, and boy, do they leave a lot to be loved.
www.adequacy.org /public/stories/994970932_PtNZsSdo.html   (1485 words)

 Investor Rights or Citizen Rights
If multinational corporations succeed, new investment agreements under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) will ensure that democracy is further eroded in exchange for corporate profit maximization.
In the event that such legislation negatively affects the profits of a multinational corporation, individual companies have the right to sue the foreign government in a secret NAFTA tribunal - bypassing the national courts.
Finally, in order to make corporations more accountable, enforceable international standards should be established for the reporting and disclosure of information.
www.globalexchange.org /campaigns/ftaa/FTAAWTOInvestment.html   (1632 words)

 Jensen, N.M.: Nation-States and the Multinational Corporation: A Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment.
Jensen, N.M.: Nation-States and the Multinational Corporation: A Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment.
Using quantitative data and interviews with investment promotion agencies, investment location consultants, political risk insurers, and decision makers at multinational corporations, Nathan Jensen arrives at a surprising conclusion: Countries may be competing for international capital, but government fiscal policy--both taxation and spending--has little impact on multinationals' investment decisions.
Second, politically federal institutions, in contrast to fiscally federal institutions, lower political risks for multinationals and allow host countries to attract higher levels of FDI inflows.
www.pupress.princeton.edu /titles/8207.html   (438 words)

 HRM, Technical Workers and the Multinational Corporation - Patrick McGovern - Mobipocket eBook
However, the relentless search for economic efficiency has apparently led to a situation where those holding a professional or managerial position must endure a range of policies designed to monitor, measure and reward their performance.
The author examines recent debates about the nature of employment and the role of multinational corporations within the so-called ''Celtic Tiger'' Irish economy.
HRM, Technical Workers and the Multinational Corporation will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in human resource management, the sociology of work and economic geography.
www.ebookmall.com /ebook/89336-ebook.htm   (797 words)

I further state the time within which the defendant, Multinational Systems Corporation, shall serve a responsive pleading or otherwise defend pursuant to Mass.R.Civ.P. 12(a), has expired and the defendant herein, Multinational Systems Corporation has failed to serve or file an answer or otherwise defend as to the complaint.
The Commercial Business Lending department was responsible for in question made to the defendant, Multinational Systems Corporation ("MSC") in 1997 and I have personal knowledge of this matter.
The loan made to MSC in 1997, for which a default has in accordance with four (4) promissory notes, as more fblly set forth in the Verified Complaint in this matter, of which I am also the &ant.
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 The Multinational Corporation in World Affairs
The course is aimed at describing, interpreting and evaluating the interactions between Transnational Corporations (TNCs) or their affiliates and the business, economic, political and social development of the countries (in which they operate) especially developing countries in Africa, Asia, South and Central America.
Sethi, Multinational Corporations and the Impact of Public Advocacy on Corporate Strategy: Nestle’ and the Infant Formula Controversy, Boston: Kluwer Academic Press, 1994
John R. Danley, The Role of the Modern Corporation in a Free Society, Notre Dame, IN: Univ. of Notre Dame Press, 1994.
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 Energy Citations Database (ECD) - Energy and Energy-Related Bibliographic Citations
Energy Citations Database (ECD) Document #5615597 - Problem of extractive technology transfer from the multinational corporation to the host countries: the case of the rich, underdeveloped countries
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Problem of extractive technology transfer from the multinational corporation to the host countries: the case of the rich, underdeveloped countries
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 Multinational corporation
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 University of Michigan Library Name Resolver Service   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Title: Managing stategic responsibility in the multinational corporation / Gary Hamel.
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