Month: February 2012

The Korean Economy: The Challenges of FDI-led Globalization

Korea only realized the full importance of inward foreign investment after the economic crisis of 1997. This book seeks to offer a deeper understanding of Korean globalization efforts and how the government’s stance on foreign direct investment (FDI) has shifted through the years. It highlights the need for fundamental changes at all levels of society in order for Korea to truly benefit from economic integration with the wider global community.

The Changing Face of Multinationals in Southeast Asia

This book seeks to assess the changing nature of western multinationals (MNCs) in Southeast Asia following the 1997 economic crisis. The crisis period marked a turning point in the way western MNCs approached emerging markets, and the authors have effectively transformed their analysis of this change into an insightful, interesting read. Through its use of real-life case studies and its frank examination of both failures and successes, the book addresses a gap in the literature.

An Inconvenient Truth (A Movie Review)

This book seeks to assess the changing nature of western multinationals (MNCs) in Southeast Asia following the 1997 economic crisis. The crisis period marked a turning point in the way western MNCs approached emerging markets, and the authors have effectively transformed their analysis of this change into an insightful, interesting read. Through its use of real-life case studies and its frank examination of both failures and successes, the book addresses a gap in the literature.