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Book Chapter
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Author, Analytic
Wint, Alvin G
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Department of Management Studies
Title, Analytic
Has obsolescing bargain obsolesced: Negotiating with foreign investors
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Grosse, Robert
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International business and government relations in the 21st century
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Cambridge
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Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
2005
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315-338
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Abstract
Gives an analysis of the evolution of negotiating activities between multinational corporations and host developing countries over 30 years (1972-2003). Using Jamaica as a case study, examines the factors that have affected the nature of bargains such as the passage of time, and the changing internal and external environment. Looks specifically at the lessons learnt by the host governments, related trends in investment disputes and contract continuity. Concludes by identifying lessons for the bargaining relationships between host governments and multilateral corporations and making predictions about the nature of these relationships in the 21st century.....
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