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Issues in Global Business

Issues in Global Business
Selections from SAGE Business Researcher

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June 2021 | 512 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
In 2020, COVID-19 starkly demonstrated the global interconnectedness of business, as it disrupted supply chains and manufacturing operations, broadly shuttered retail stores, and led to restrictions on movement and travel around the world. Other events in 2019 also showcased the undeniable globalization of business, be it from the (un)expected ramifications of Brexit to the impacts of data breaches across various industries. Riots in Hong Kong over an extradition bill also sparked huge debate and controversy, and the U.S.-China trade war also caused concern. All of these events may have largely and immediately impacted one region, yet effects reverberate across larger swathes of the globe—ultimately affecting vast areas, industries, and sectors across the international landscape.

Issues in Global Business explores all of these and more, across a wide range of topics, including the on-demand economy, global manufacturing, Bitcoin, data security, and many more. Coupled with a comprehensive overview of the business landscape around the world by Dr. Mamoun Benmamoun, an assistant professor at the Boeing Institute of International Business at Saint Louis University, this book provides students with the essential information they need to assess business practices through an international lens.

About the Authors
Mamoun Benmamoun, Ph.D.
Pat Wechsler
Chapter 1. Bitcoin
Andy McSmith
Chapter 2. Brexit
Suzanne Sataline
Chapter 3. China's Slowdown
Jonathan Broder
Chapter 4. Commodities Supercycles
Pat Wechsler
Chapter 5. Data Security
Scott Sowers
Chapter 6. Doing Business with Japan
Charles Wallace
Chapter 7. EU at the Crossroads
Vickie Elmer
Chapter 8. Fashion Industry
Matthew Benjamin
Chapter 9. Free Trade
Micheline Maynard
Chapter 10. Global Manufacturing
Ángel González
Chapter 11. Global Oil and Gas Industry
Suzanne Sataline
Chapter 12. Hong Kong's Economy
Marcia Clemmitt
Chapter 13. Minimum Wage
Sharon O'Malley
Chapter 14. Paid Leave
Matt Mossman
Chapter 15. Supply Chains and Protectionism
Julie Morse
Chapter 16. The Border Economy
Heather Kerrigan
Chapter 17. The On-Demand Economy
Patrick Marshall
Chapter 18. The Sharing Economy

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ISBN: 9781071823187

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