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American Innovation Abroad : The Multidivisional Hypothesis in West Germany

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  • Cable, John
  • Dirrheimer, Manfred J
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    Multidivisional firms account for a clear majority of the hundred leading companies in America and Britain, and significant proportions elsewhere in continental Europe. Thus a sizeable proportion of total economic activity in Western, developed economies now takes place within the quasi-autonomous operating divisions of large industrial organizations, co-ordinated via a network of general offices.

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    Paper provided by University of Warwick, Department of Economics in its series The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) with number 195.

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    Length: 31 pages
    Date of creation: 1981
    Handle: RePEc:wrk:warwec:195
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