Transnational Corporations in the world economy
|Kod Erasmus / ISCED:||
|Nazwa przedmiotu:||Transnational Corporations in the world economy|
|Jednostka:||Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych|
Anglojęzyczna oferta zajęć WNE UW
Przedmioty kierunkowe do wyboru - studia II stopnia EM - grupa 1 (3*30h)
Przedmioty kierunkowe do wyboru - studia II stopnia EM - grupa 2 (1*30h)
Przedmioty wyboru kierunkowego dla studiów licencjackich EM
Przedmioty wyboru kierunkowego dla studiów licencjackich MSEM
|Punkty ECTS i inne:||
The main aim of the course is to develop a better understanding of the nature and role of transnational firms and of the effects of their operations. Typical attributes of such firms are examined as well as their organizational, geographical and sectoral profiles. The course then moves to the principal theories of transnational firms, issues of ownership and control and to the complex interface between their interests and those of the countries where they operate.
1/Transnational corporations definitions and classifications
2/Scale of operations
4/Attributes (including foreign direct investment as separate from foreign portfolio investment)
5/Organization and structure
a)vertical and horizontal integration, diversification
b) cooperation with focus on strategic alliances
6/Geographic structure of FDI
7/Sectoral structure of FDI
8/Determinants of foreign market entry
9/Transnational corporations theories, including:
a/those dealing with market structure and oligopolistic reaction (S. Hymer, C. Kindleberger,
b/those dealing with currency areas (R.A. Aliber)
c/international product life cycle (R. Vernon)
d/internalization theory (P. Buckley, M. Casson)
e/eclectic paradigm of international production (J.H. Dunning)
f/investment development path theory (J.H. Dunning)
h/global commodity chains concept
j/3D theory of R. Grosse
10/Stages and forms of expansion on foreign markets
11/Forms of control and ownership
12/Keiretsu and chaebols
13/Transnational corporations from emerging markets
14/The role of clusters in attracting transnational corporations
15/The effects of transnational corporations activity on their home and host countries
16/The state - transnational corporations relationship:
a/conflicts and policies concerning transnational corporations in developed countries
b/conflicts and policies concerning transnational corporations in developing countries
c/conflicts and policies concerning transnational corporations in East European countries
17/Transnational corporations and the role of UNO
18/International regulation of transnational corporations
a/codes of conduct
b/bilateral investment treaties
c/dispute resolution mechanisms
d/promoting foreign direct investment
19/Internationalization measures as applied to transnational corporations
20/Transnational corporations’ investments in Poland and those of Polish firms abroad
21/Investments of Russian transnational corporations
22/Transnational corporations’ investments in China and those of Chinese firms abroad
- J. H. Dunning, S.M. Lundan: Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy.
- G. Ietto-Gillies: Transnational Corporations and International Production. Cheltenham 2012.
- L.S. Welch, G. Benito, B. Petersen: Foreign Operations Methods. Cheltenham 2018.
- EY Attractiveness Survey Europe, May 2020.
- UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2020. New York 2020.
|Efekty uczenia się:||
Knowledge: Students have basic knowledge of firms’ internationalization process and of its effects on economic, social and political structures in their home and host counries.
Students understand and have enhanced knowledge of main transnational corporations theories, and have basic knowledge about the functioning of transnational corporations.
Students know methods and tools, including those on acquiring data, which allow to describe transnational corporations, their structures and endogenous and exogenous processes.
Students have knowledge concerning norms and regulations dealing with the functioning of transnational corporations.
Students have knowledge about the processes of change in transnational corporations and the causes, progress, scale and consequences of such changes.
Skills: Students have skills of identifying the process of firm internationalization, viewing it from the perspective of transnational corporations theory.
Social competences: Students show skills of professional task execution, linked to knowledge of theory and empirical research.
SU05, SU06, SK01, SK03, SU04, SU03, SU02, SU01, SW03, SW02, SW01, SW04, SW05, SK02, SK04
|Metody i kryteria oceniania:||
Multiple choice test
Zajęcia w cyklu "Semestr zimowy 2022/23" (zakończony)
|Okres:||2022-10-01 - 2023-01-29||
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Konwersatorium, 30 godzin
|Prowadzący grup:||Radosław Wolniak|
|Lista studentów:||(nie masz dostępu)|
Zaliczenie na ocenę
Konwersatorium - Zaliczenie na ocenę
Właścicielem praw autorskich jest Uniwersytet Warszawski, Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych.