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The European Enterprise

Historical Investigation into a Future Species

Editors: Schroeter, Harm Gustav (Ed.)

  • Provides the first, broad evaluation of the subject written by European and non-European authors
  • Offers new stimulation and insights for executive managers, for political decision-makers and for researchers
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What is Europe's impact on enterprises? 150 years ago, the emergence of nation-states created the national enterprise. After 50 years of European integration - is there a European firm distinct from the national firm?

The book provides an assessment of the barriers to and prospects for this emerging species. Can it be claimed a major political failure of the EU not to have created an institution promoting European identity at the level of enterprise? The contributors look for European convergence at all levels of the economy - firm, branch, state, and EU. They stress various points of view, using diverse methods, and propose different measures. The overall result is an evaluation of the future potential of this new type of enterprise. Though in its infancy, the European enterprise has the power to change both the perception and the actual face of Europe.

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  • The European Enterprise. Its Relevance and Problems

    Schröter, Harm G.

    Pages 3-22

  • European Corporations: Ownership, Governance, Strategies and Structures. A Review of Five Countries: United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy and Spain

    Amatori, Franco (et al.)

    Pages 23-36

  • Europe as Home and Host to Multinational Enterprise

    Wilkins, Mira

    Pages 37-50

  • Common European Assets: A Japanese View on the ‘European Enterprise’

    Kurosawa, Dr. Takafumi

    Pages 51-63

  • Defining a European Vehicle: Community Standards as Integration Tools or Trade Barriers for European Enterprises?

    Moguen-Toursel, Marine

    Pages 67-80

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eBook $109.00
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Hardcover $139.99
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Softcover $149.00
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-642-09335-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The European Enterprise
Book Subtitle
Historical Investigation into a Future Species
Editors
  • Harm Gustav Schroeter
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-74038-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-74038-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-74036-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-09335-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 299
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