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Management Decision

ISSN: 0025-1747
Incorporates: Journal of Management History (Archive)

Online from: 1967

Subject Area: Management Science/Management Studies

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Political Risk Management in Multinational Firms: An Integrative Approach

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Title:Political Risk Management in Multinational Firms: An Integrative Approach
Author(s):Attila Yaprak, (Wayne State University, Michigan, USA), Keith T. Sheldon, (General Motors Corporation)
Citation:Attila Yaprak, Keith T. Sheldon, (1984) "Political Risk Management in Multinational Firms: An Integrative Approach", Management Decision, Vol. 22 Iss: 6, pp.53 - 67
Article type:General review
DOI:10.1108/eb001368 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:MCB UP Ltd

Introduction During the last decade, political risk assessment has gained significance as a decision-making variable in multinational firms as the political under-currents shaping the global environment have impacted international business strategy. Political discontinuities in Chile and Iran, rising waves of instability in Central America and the Middle East, the crises in Poland and North Africa, and the explosive external debt of developing countries have underscored the impact of political events on international business.

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