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Government Controlled Enterprises: International Strategic and Policy Decisions
Government Controlled Enterprises: International Strategic and Policy Decisions
By Renato Mazzolini
Wiley, 1979, 400 pp
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Why do some government corporations engage in foreign activities and others not? Considering their variety-steel, coal, oil, automobiles, computers and many other things-one knows that the answer must be "it all depends." While a large number of relevant conditions are mentioned, they are not very rigorously examined in this rather wordy book by a professor at the Columbia School of Business. There is, however, original material in excerpts from interviews in Western Europe (the only area considered) which often raise interesting points.