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Multinational corporations in the political economy of Kenya

Steven Langdon

Multinational corporations in the political economy of Kenya

by Steven Langdon

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Investments, Foreign -- Kenya.,
    • International business enterprises -- Kenya.,
    • Kenya -- Economic conditions -- 1963-

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 214-223.

      StatementSteven W. Langdon.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG5843.A3 L36 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 229 p. ;
      Number of Pages229
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4109411M
      ISBN 100312552548
      LC Control Number80024301

      The impact of the multinational corporations on leading issues and policy making in less developed countries: (a case study on Kenya) need to know the overall performance of the Kenyan economy relative to its close neighbors, i.e., Tanzania and Uganda. Multinational Corporations in Kenya. However, in order to grasp the effect of this Author: Wamukota Francis W. Wambalaba. ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about the role of multinational corporations in the economic development of a country. Foreign capital plays a very important role in the growth and development of most countries, at least in the early stages. Such capital is of two types, viz., foreign direct investment and foreign (international) portfolio [ ].

        His research interests include political modernization, politics of trade unionism, African politics, civil military relations and development, law and politics, political parties, politics of international economic relations, oil and politics, politics of cooperative movements, environmental politics, and politics of multinational by: In his book on international organizations, political scientist Robert S. Jordan defines an international organization as a group cooperating over specific issue areas for neither profit or political power. International organizations solve problems and fill needs that neither the state nor a multinational corporation is willing or able to solve.

        24 The Impact of Multinational Corporations. What are the advantages of multinational corporations? Corporations that move resources, goods, services, and skills across national boundaries without regard to the country in which their headquarters are located are multinational are so rich and have so many employees that they resemble small Author: Lawrence J. Gitman, Carl McDaniel, Amit Shah, Monique Reece, Linda Koffel, Bethann Talsma, James C. We are often asked how multinational companies such as Nestlé qualify to be part of the buy local movement, writes Deryn Graham. OPINION: Multinationals doing wonders for SA Shop @ LootAuthor: Deryn Graham.


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Contents. Multinational Corporations and Development. 1: The Kenyan Political Economy and the Mnc Sector. Multinational Corporations In The Political Economy Of Kenya liked it avg rating — 1 rating — published Want to Read saving 3/5(1).

"The Political Economy of Kenya" is a collection of timely and up-to-date essays focusing on the interaction of politics and economics in Kenya's domestic political arena. The essays, written by scholars from Kenya, the United States, and Great Britain, contain in-depth presentation based on contemporary research.

For example, the contributors stress the interdependence of politics and. development for a number of nations, Kenya among them. The nature of globalization is in tandem with economic impact of multinational corporations on the Kenyan Economy This study investigates the role of Multinational Corporations through linkages and the.

A multinat ional com pany (MNC) can be defined as an enterprise that engages in foreign. direct investments (FDI) and which owns or, to a certain extent, controls value-added.

activities in. The following is a list of multinational companies and organizations, with their African (continent-wide or regional) headquarters in Nairobi: Office location in Nairobi.

#N#AVIC International. Sub-Saharan Africa. #N#United Nations. #N#BlackBerry Ltd. #N#East Africa and Central Africa. #N#China-Africa Development Fund. #N#China Central Television. It is more than 40 years since Joseph Nye, the American political scientist, wrote his seminal article on multinational corporations for Foreign Affairs, the journal on international politics produced by the US Council on Foreign Relations.

Nye’s article, ‘Multinationals: The Games and the Rules: Multinational Corporations in World Politics’, was addressing what at the time was a growing phenomenon: large.

The economy of Kenya is a market-based economy with a liberalised external trade system and a few state enterprises. Major industries include agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, manufacturing, energy, tourism and financial services.

As ofKenya had an estimated GDP of $ billion and per capita GDP of $2, making it the 62nd largest economy in the y group: Developing/Emerging, Lower.

Multinational Corporation in the political econo my of Kenya, Macmillan press, London Living stone and ore H.W Eds () economics for eastern Africa, Heinemann, Nairobi. Abdullah () early multinational corporations took the form of alliances with the parent country’s military or political powers in extending their activities to foreign Size: KB.

On the international level, the efforts to put the multinational enterprise in a political context have been significantly advanced in recent years by, among others, Cohen, Benjamin, The Question 0} Imperialism: The Political Economy of Dominance and Dependence (New York: Basic Books, ); Gilpin, Robert, by: the impact of multinational corporations on international relations -a study of american multinationals- a thesis submitted to the graduate school of social sciences of middle east technical university by evren kÖksal in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of science in international relations december File Size: KB.

Multinational corporations (MNCs) engage in very useful and morally defensible activities in Third World countries for which they frequently have received little credit. Significant among these activities are their extension of opportunities for earning higher incomes as well as the consumption of improved quality goods and services to people in poorer regions of the world.

ROAPE is a refereed journal committed to encouraging high-quality research and fostering excellence in the understanding of African political economy.

Briefings & Debates ROAPE provides radical analysis of trends, issues and social processes in Africa, adopting a broadly materialist interpretation of change. developed in my book, U.S. Power and the Multinational Corporation (New York: Basic Books, ). ' In its classical meaning, the term "political economy" referred to the proper management of the national econ-omy.

This, however, is not the focus of the current revival of interest in political economy. INTRODUCTION. There is no doubt today that multinational corporations (MNCs), also called transnational corporations, which are companies with their parent headquarters located in one country and subsidiary operations in a number of other countries (host countries), are the principal actors in global political economy.

ROLE OF MULTINATIONAL CORpORATIONS Businesses in the present global society are carried on by multinational or transnational corporations, most of which are based in developed countries. ‘Multinational corporations’, or MNCs, - Selection from Business Ethics and Corporate Governance, Second Edition [Book].

Multinational Corporations (MNCs): Concept and Objective The term multinational corporation (MNC) can be defined and described from differing perspectives and on a number of various levels, including law, sociology, history, and strategy as well as from the perspectives of business ethics and society.

Multinational corporations are companies. Multinational corporations participate in business in two or more countries. MNC can have a positive economic effect on the country where the business is taking place.•Foreign corporations controlling key sectors of an economy •Commodity-exporting developing countries facing MNC's controlling 50%+ of a sector •Political concerns when the developing country was a former colony •Economic concerns due to ISI strategies.A multinational corporation is a company with established branches in more than one country.

As ofthere w multinational corporations with overbranches scattered across the globe, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.