Study explores companies' expansion strategies

As many large, multinational firms expand operations into foreign countries, researchers are beginning to see greater sophistication of the strategies used.

Global pharma firms grilled about tax in Australia

The world's top pharmaceutical companies Wednesday told an Australian parliamentary hearing they were compliant with local and international laws, despite claims they are charging higher prices to minimise tax.

Corporate hoarding of cash has roots in CEO's past

(Phys.org) —As some U.S. corporations rankle investors by holding unprecedented levels of cash, research from the University of Michigan indicates that the CEO's prior job experience could have something to do with it.

Africa is land of opportunity for Microsoft

When Microsoft announced recently that it was starting a big push to grow its market in Africa, it cited the continent's big growth opportunities, calling Africa a "game changer in the global economy."

Slow capability development prevents strategic change

In the changing global operating environment, multinational corporations must be prepared to make strategic changes and possess the ability to reform and alter their capabilties base. If a company becomes too fixed on capabilities ...

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