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Offshoring, Outsourcing and Production Fragmentation: Linking Macroeconomic and Micro-Business Perspectives

Mariusz-Jan Radlo
Format
Book
Published
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781137571243 (Cloth)
Summary
"In this book, Radlo increases understanding of offshoring, outsourcing and international production fragmentation, and explains the impact of this phenomenon on the economies and enterprises. Key features include a comprehensive theoretical explanation of offshoring and outsourcing at both macroeconomic and microeconomic level, as well as an explanation of practical consequences of the mentioned phenomenon for the development of the global economy, national economies, concrete industries and enterprises. Unlike other publications, which are often characterized by narrow management or a macroeconomic approach to the analysis of offshoring and outsourcing, Radlo's text offers real insight into the global impact of production fragmentation"--
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • PART I: OFFSHORING, OUTSOURCING, PRODUCTION FRAGMENTATION: DEFINITIONS, MEASURES AND ORIGIN OF THE RESEARCH
  • 1.1. Introduction
  • 1.2. Definitions and taxonomies of offshoring and outsourcing
  • 1.3. Origin and main issues in research on offshoring and outsourcing
  • 1.4. Measuring offshoring and outsourcing
  • 1.5. Summary and conclusions
  • PART II: OFFSHORING AND OUTSOURCING IN ECONOMIC THEORIES
  • 2.1. Introduction
  • 2.2. Offshoring and outsourcing in neoclassical theory of the firm
  • 2.3. Offshoring and outsourcing in the new institutional economics
  • 2.4. Offshoring and outsourcing in light trade theory
  • 2.5. Offshoring and outsourcing in the perspective of foreign direct investment theories
  • 2.6. Summary and conclusions
  • PART III: EXPLAINING AND MODELLING OFFSHORING AND OUTSOURCING IN ENTERPRISES
  • 3.1. Introduction
  • 3.2. Evolution of the scope and structure of offshoring and outsourcing in enterprises
  • 3.3. Offshoring and outsourcing in enterprises: motives and location factors
  • 3.4. Models offshoring and outsourcing in enterprises
  • 3.5. Summary and conclusions
  • PART IV: EVOLUTIONARY VIEW OF INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION FRAGMENTATION IN ENTERPRISES
  • 4.1. Introduction
  • 4.2. Case and comparative studies: data, method, results, and discussion
  • 4.3. Industry case studies
  • 4.4. Discussion of results
  • 4.5. Summary and Conclusions
  • PART V: PRODUCTION FRAGMENTATION IN THE WORLD ECONOMY
  • 5.1. Introduction
  • 5.2. Main trends in trade and FDI flows
  • 5.3. Trade in intermediate goods and intrafirm trade
  • 5.4. Trade in services
  • 5.5. Offshoring intensity in selected economies
  • 5.6. Offshoring impact on employment, wages and labor productivity
  • 5.7. Summary and conclusions
  • Summary and conclusions
  • References.
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes index.
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