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The Travels of a T–Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power, and Politics of World Trade. New Preface and Epilogue with Updates on Economic Issues and Main Characters

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The keys to global business success, as taught by a T-shirt'sjourney

The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy is acritically-acclaimed narrative that illuminates the globalizationdebates and reveals the key factors to success in global business.Tracing a T-shirt's life story from a Texas cotton field to aChinese factory and back to a U.S. storefront before arriving atthe used clothing market in Africa, the book uncovers the politicaland economic forces at work in the global economy. Along the way, this fascinating exploration addresses a wealth of compellingquestions about politics, trade, economics, ethics, and the impactof history on today's business landscape. This new printing of thesecond edition includes a revised preface and a new epilogue withupdates through 2014 on the people, industries, and policiesrelated to the T-shirt's life story.

Using a simple, everyday T-shirt as a lens through which toexplore the business, economic, moral, and political complexitiesof globalization in a historical context, Travelsencapsulates a number of complex issues into a single identifiableobject that will strike a chord with readers as they:

  • Investigate the sources of sustained competitive advantage indifferent industries
  • Examine the global economic and political forces that explaintrade patters between countries
  • Analyze complex moral issues related to globalization andinternational business
  • Discover the importance of cultural and human elements ininternational trade

This story of a simple product illuminates the many complexissues which businesspeople, policymakers, and global citizens aretouched by every day.

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781118950142
ISBN-10: 1118950143
Pagini: 368
Dimensiuni: 153 x 228 x 27 mm
Greutate: 0.45 kg
Ediția: 2nd Edition
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States