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Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy

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Whether post-modern or pre-industrial, the economic development of societies around the world is often influenced by the whims of a capricious international political environment. Globalization and Governance in the International Political Economy investigates the impact of diverse cultures on the development and actualization of global economic entities, exploring advanced methods and best practices for the effective utilization and management of financial organizations within a globalized political context. This essential reference provides readers in both political and economic fields with insights into the challenges and opportunities posed by the political economy.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Section 1: Governance and Transitions in the International Political Economy
    1. Chapter 1: Economic and Other Determinants of Political Trust
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BRIEF OVERVIEW OF SOME OF THE LITERATURE
      4. THE MODEL
      5. EMPIRICAL FINDINGS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Do Oil Price Fluctuations Alter the Exchange Rate in Japan?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WAVELETS METHODOLOGY: FREQUENCY ANALYSIS ACROSS TIME
      5. DATA AND EMPIRICAL FINDINGS OF THE WAVELET APPLICATION
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Corporate Governance Codes in a Transitional Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW AND FORMULATION OF RESEARCH HYPOTHESIS
      4. DEVELOPMENT OF HYPOTHESES
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Confidence, Governance, and Growth
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SURVEY OF LITERATURE
      4. OBJECTIVE
      5. DATA AND METODOLOGY
      6. GRAPHICAL PRESENTATION
      7. STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
      8. RESULTS OF CAUSALITY TEST
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTION
    5. Chapter 5: What Kind of Trade Integration Would the SCO’s Further FTA Be?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TRADE INDICATORS TO EVALUATE THE POTENTIAL ECONOMIC EFFECTS OF A POSSIBLE FTA OF THE SCO
      4. REGIONAL LEVEL INDICATORS
      5. INDUSTRY LEVEL INDICATORS
      6. CONCLUSION AND REMARKS
    6. Chapter 6: Doha Development Round
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 2: Development Strategies and Investment
    1. Chapter 7: The State-Based Factors Affecting Inward FDI Employment in the U.S.
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. APPENDIX: WEB SITES
    2. Chapter 8: The Competitiveness of the European Union Tourism Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FACTORS DETERMINING COMPETITIVENESS IN THE TOURISM INDUSTRY
      5. KEY CHARACTERISTICS AND COMPETITIVENESS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TOURISM INDUSTRY
      6. GENERAL OUTLOOK OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TOURISM INDUSTRY
      7. TRIPS OF EU RESIDENTS: 2011 PATTERNS
      8. SWOT ANALYSIS OF THE EUROPEAN UNION TOURISM INDUSTRY
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 9: Public Private Partnership for Infrastructure Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 10: Investment and Development Banks and Strategies in Turkey
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE WORLD BANK AND ITS STRATEGIES IN TURKEY
      4. REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT BANKS
      5. REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND TURKEY STRATEGIES OF INVESTMENT BANKS
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 11: Women’s Entrepreneurship Development in Bangladesh
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. JUSTIFICATION OF THE RESEARCH
      4. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      5. WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP DEVELOPMENT IN BANGLADESH: FACTORS BEHIND THE REALITY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 12: From Security Matter to Economic Recovery and Stability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE SECURITY AND INTERETHNIC PEACE IN POST CONFLICT CONDITIONS
      4. INTERNATIONAL COMMITMENT AND ECONOMIC RECONSTRUCTION
      5. RECONSTRUCTION, RECOVERY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MOVEMENT AFTER DAYTON
      6. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 3: Global Issues in the International Political Economy
    1. Chapter 13: Economic Drivers of Domestic Violence among Women
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. LIMITATIONS OF THE STUDY AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    2. Chapter 14: The Future of the European Union in the Framework of Globalization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GLOBALIZATION
      5. EUROPEAN UNION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF GLOBALIZATION
      6. GLOBALIZATION OF THE ECONOMIC SYSTEM
      7. EUROPEAN UNION AND THE MANAGEMENT ECONOMIC GLOBALIZATION
      8. GLOBALIZATION OF CULTURE
      9. EUROPEAN UNION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF CULTURAL GLOBALIZATION
      10. ENVIRONMENTAL DIMENSION OF GLOBALIZATION
      11. EUROPEAN UNION AND THE MANAGEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL GLOBALIZATION
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 15: Globalization and Turkey’s Energy Policies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE GLOBALIZATION PROCESS AND ENERGY
      4. ENERGY AND TURKEY
      5. GLOBALIZATION AND TURKISH ENERGY SECTOR
      6. TURKISH ENERGY POLICIES
      7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 16: Interethnic Peace, Security, and Genocide in Bosnia-Herzegovina
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INTERETHNIC PEACE, SECURITY AND CONFLICT IN BOSNIA
      4. BRUTALITY AND GENOCIDE IN BOSNIAN WAR
      5. PEACE-KEEPING AND STABILIZATION IN THE BOSNIAN WAR
      6. ‘INCOMPLETE’ PEACE AGREEMENT OF THE DAYTON: SUSTAINING SHORT TERM INTERETHNIC PEACE AND SECURITY
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 17: Evaluating Gains of Friendly Policy Environment in India
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE ARTICLE
      5. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
  11. Section 4: Communication and Culture
    1. Chapter 18: Cultural Values and Motivation in Nigeria Work Settings
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT DISCOURSE
      5. TRADITIONS
      6. VALUES IN MOTIVATION DISCOURSE
      7. MOTIVATION THEORY: AN OVERVIEW
      8. OPERATIONALIZING THE TRADITIONAL VALUES OF EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION IN AFRICA
      9. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      10. THE RESEARCH POPULATION
      11. TRADITIONAL CULTURAL VALUES FACTORS FOR AFRICAN-NIGERIAN EMPLOYEES MOTIVATION
      12. DISCUSSIONS
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. RECOMMENDATIONS
    2. Chapter 19: Leadership and the Function of Discourse on International Political Economy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE CONCEPT OF LEADERSHIP, ITS HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND TYPES
      4. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SEMIOTICS, LANGUAGE AND DISCOURSE
      5. THE FUNCTION OF LANGUAGE USE AND COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS ON LEADERSHIP
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 20: A Model Proposal for Advertising Aestheticization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMPONENTS OF ADVERTISING AESTHETICS
      4. MODEL
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 21: Visual Discourse of the Ottoman Clove
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD: ALGIRDAS JULIEN GREIMAS AND THE ACTANTIAL MODEL
      5. THE APPLICATION OF THE METHOD
      6. THE ANALYSIS: CLOVE PATTERN AS A SIGN
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 22: Halal Cosmetics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. CONCLUSION
  12. Section 5: Managerial Issues and Competitiveness
    1. Chapter 23: From Local Information Systems to Global Customer Relationship Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GLOBAL CRM SYSTEMS: ISSUES AND CONCERNS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 24: The Business World as a Battlefield
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 25: Mintzberg’s Adhocratic Organization Structure
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MINTZBERG’S FIVE INNOVATIVE ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 26: Customer Relations Management Applications in the Tourism Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE FRONT OFFICE DEPARTMENT IN TOURISM ESTABLISHMENTS
      4. CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGEMENT IN TOURISM ESTABLISHMENTS
      5. METHOD
      6. FINDINGS
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 27: Determinants of Controlling in a Non-Public Higher Education Institution in Poland
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPT OF CONTROLLING WITHIN AN ORGANISATION
      4. CONSIDERATIONS OF CONTROLLING IN AN ORGANISATION
      5. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 28: Significant Role of Religion in Influencing Consumer Behavior
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      6. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH AND LIMITATIONS
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors