Strategic Choice Under Uncertainty: Multinational Corporations and the Pressure to Disinvest from South Africa (Hardback)
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Strategic Choice Under Uncertainty: Multinational Corporations and the Pressure to Disinvest from South Africa (Hardback)

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Hardback 226 Pages / Published: 02/06/2010
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This book provides an inside perspective of how multinational corporations dealt with the pressure to withdraw from South Africa in the 1980s. By providing a robust conceptual scaffolding of environmental uncertainty, the book empirically demonstrates how extra-organizational environmental forces can affect strategic choices and, therefore, performance outcomes.

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761850878
Number of pages: 226
Weight: 494 g
Dimensions: 243 x 162 x 20 mm


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Original, high quality work.... bring[ing] new insights on the difficult strategic choices corporate leaders had to make in a host nation governed by the oppressive system of apartheid. This is fascinating reading that scholars and executives alike will find very informative. -- Heinz Weihrich, professor of global management and behavioral sciences, University of San Francisco and author of Management: A Global Perspecti
A well-written book and a welcome addition to the literature...offer[ing] insights into the challenges the contemporary information-intensive environment presents to corporate decision-makers. -- Robert C. Ford, professor of management, University of Florida Central, former editor, Academy of Management Executive, and author of Fun Minute
Written by a scholar who was there....This is a must read for insights on the effectiveness of international sanctions and investor activism. -- Chuck Lacy, president, The Barred Rock Fund, and former president, Ben & Jerry's
A fascinating analysis....accessibly written, incisive, and very interesting to read. The book will be an important reference source for researchers interested in strategy, uncertainty, corporate social responsibility, and South Africa. ...[and] for business practitioners interested in understanding strategies for coping in the global marketplace. -- A. Elliott Carlisle, professor of management emeritus, University of Massachusetts; author of MacGregor: Managers Talk about Managing People

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