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Administration consultanting and funding banking were held up as industries on the leading edge of latest globalization. utilizing an interdisciplinary process ranging throughout economics, financial geography, sociology and administration reviews, Andrew Jones analyses the character of globalization inside of company carrier transnational companies in those sectors. utilizing qualitative study with major company managers, he specializes in the social and cultural nature of "doing" worldwide provider company in an period of accelerating integration of the realm economic system.
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1 shows this in a stylized form. 1 Core managerial and strategic functions, along with research and development, remain largely concentrated in the home origin economy of the MNC whilst a series of separate and smaller overseas branch operations correspond to the company’s activities in overseas markets. 1 Classic Area-based Model of the Multinational Corporation (after Franko 1976) Source: Franko (1976). 24 Management Consultancy and Banking in an Era of Globalization the 1970s a number of important shifts in the nature and form of MNCs have led to a reconceptualization amongst business theorists and social scientists (for example, Lall 1983; Hertner & Jones 1986; Eden & Potter 1993).
In general, they point to the fact that US firms invest abroad in ways that tend to create much less intrafirm trade than German, Japanese or British originating TNCs and thus argue that TNCs from different national bases are pursuing very different global production strategies. Finally, both Doremus et al and Rugman place great emphasis on the evidence they find for the considerable regional concentration of TNC activities. In short, if TNCs no longer are highly dependant on national markets and national production operations, then many companies are still very much reliant on regional markets rather than global ones.
In essence, often operating in high-tech and – most importantly to this study – ‘knowledge-intensive’ service industries, these small firms are set-up from start-up to operate at the global scale (Bell et al 2001). Although not an industry discussed specifically in the literature, 28 Management Consultancy and Banking in an Era of Globalization the ‘born-global’ argument is highly relevant to many small management consultancy firms. 1, but rather many never had that kind of organizational form in the first place.