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Title Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems : the Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk / Pål Thonstad Sandvik.
Imprint London : Routledge, 2016.


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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in Business History ; v. 2
Studies in business history.
Note Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 09 Dec 2014).
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-192) and index.
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Subject Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited -- History -- 20th century.
Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited.
Nickel industry -- Norway -- Kristiansand -- History -- 20th century.
International business enterprises -- Norway -- Kristiansand -- History -- 20th century.
Subsidiary corporations -- Norway -- Kristiansand -- History -- 20th century.
Norway -- Kristiansand.
Genre History.
Contents Preface; 1. Aims and Approaches; 2. The Industrial Background; 3. The Rise and Fall of the Kristiansand Nickel Company, 1910-24; 4. Falconbridge, the Kristiansand Plant and the Norwegian Business System, 1929-39; 5. Vertical Integration and Trade Politics; 6. Managerial Practices and Transatlantic Tension; 7. Occupied and Isolated, 1940-5; 8. Restoring and Promoting the Subsidiary's Mandate; 9. Multinational Enterprise and Norwegian Social Democracy; 10. A Creative Subsidiary?; 11. Th e Weakening of Falconbridge and Strengthening of the Subsidiary.
12. Multinational Enterprise, Host Society and Environmental Challenges13. Creating a Competitive Subsidiary; 14. Conclusions; Notes; Works cited and Sources; Index.
Summary Scholarly attention has tended to focus on the owners and management of the multinationals, but when the focus is changed to that of subsidiaries, different aspects of business development and international capitalism come to light. Sandvik?s study looks at the Falconbridge nickel refinery in Kristiansand, Norway.
Other Title Print version: Sandvik, Pål Thonstad. Multinationals, Subsidiaries and National Business Systems : The Nickel Industry and Falconbridge Nikkelverk. London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, ©2012 9781848932685
Other Title Multinationals, Subsidiaries & National Business Systems