There are many theories given by different group of researchers about the existence of multinational enterprises or MNE's. According to John Cantwell, it was in the 1970's and 1980's that many theories on MNE's were proposed. These theories were either general theories of MNE's which
While the explanations of underdevelopment differed, experts such as Brooks and Hallward viewed the natural disaster in Haiti to be so destructive mainly due to its poverty. By diminishing the level of poverty in countries such as Haiti, it is possible to make them less vulnerable to many of the pro
Question 1: Classical OB theory
Two major names associated with classical OB theory is Frederick Taylor and Henri Fayol. The results of their work are now captured as the Scientific Management Theory and the Administrative Theory. Write 100 words to explain the key difference between these two ap
MM with capital structure
In 1958, Modigliani and Merton Miller in their classical paper “The Cost of Capital, Corporation Finance and the Theory of Investment”, talked something about capital structure as follow:
Consider any company j and let Xj stand as before for the expected return on th
What’s the difference between myths and theories? Well that’s an easy question to answer isn’t it; myths involve fiction while theories involve facts, we should not make any parallels between science and superstition. There, we’ve answered the question, or have we? Although many people will
Natural Law Theory
The natural law theory is a theory that dates back to the time of the Greeks
and great thinkers like Plato and Aristotle. Defined as the law which states
that human are inborn with certain laws preordained into them which let them
determine what is right and what is wrong.(
Sociological Theory: Positivistic, Interpretative, and Critical
Comment on the three types of sociological theories, explain and argue, based
on your library or Internet research, which type of theory is the most
appropriate theory for sociology to adopt.
The three general types of sociological
1. Substructural capitalist theory and postdialectic Marxism
The main theme of Werther's essay on cultural theory is a subpatriarchial reality. But if capitalist
destructuralism holds, we have to choose between semanticist pretextual theory and the preconstructivist
paradigm of real
What is wrong about Donald Black's theory of law?
In his book on "The Behavior of Law" Donald Black attempts to describe and explain the conduct of law as a social phenomenon. His theory of law does not consider the purpose, value, impact of law, neither proposes any kind of solutions, guidance or
The History of Dream Theory 1
Your Teacher's Name
The History of Dream Theory 2
Dreams are the language of a person's subconscious mind. Therefore, taking the opportunity to understand them can lead to great enrichment. This
In the article titled, "The Relationship Between the Big Five Personality Traits and Academic Motivation," authored by Meera Komarraju and Steven J. Karau, the researchers attempted to understand the relationship between personality characteristics and academic motivation. A relationship between th
Karl Marx: Conflict Theory The most influential socialist thinker from the 19th century is Karl Marx. Karl Marx can be considered a great philosopher, social scientist, historian or revolutionary. Marx proposed what is known as the conflict theory. The conflict theory looks at how certain social int
erik erikson's psychosocial crisis life cycle model - the eight stages of human development
Erikson's model of psychosocial development is a very significant, highly regarded and meaningful concept.
Life is a serious of lessons and challenges which help us to grow. Erikson's wonderful theory he
RELATIVITY: THE SPECIAL AND GENERAL THEORY
BY ALBERT EINSTEIN
Written: 1916 (this revised edition: 1924)
Source: Relativity: The Special and General Theory (1920)
Publisher: Methuen & Co Ltd
First Published: December, 1916
Translated: Robert W. Lawson (Authorised translation)
"Alice is brilliant, but she doesn't have a drop of creative talent."
"Barbara is wonderfully creative, but she does poorly on standardized tests."
"Carlos always has interesting approaches to problems, but he just doesn't fit into the traditional school environment."
How many times have we
Theory development and testing are central to the advancement of entrepreneurship as a scholarly field. For nearly three decades now, researchers have borrowed popular theories from other disciplines and adapted them to the study of diverse entrepreneurship phenomena. This has enhanced
The term motivation can be described in many different formats and views, but according to Dr Stephen P. Robbins, this is the process that account for an individuals intensity, direction and persistence of effort toward attaining a goal (S. P. Robbins, Organizational Behaviour 9ed, p.155). However,
Group Development and Interaction Theory
Within the business setting, the shift from yesterday’s “singular” culture to today’s “team” culture has brought about a new era of learning, development, and innovation. However, this shift has also brought with it a certain amount of dissatisfa
Television today is one of the most common items in every household. Almost everybody watches television every day. We learn from, it enjoy it, and even change our schedules to watch it. Television is used to try and change our views or feelings on particular subjects, and even can change the way we
Questions from Week 1
1. What are the four functions of management?
2. What are some of the external and internal factors that impact
External: Globalization, Rapid Change, e-Business, Technology
Questions from Week 2