Global Markets, National Politics and the Competitive Advantage of Firms

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MIT Course Number

15.223

As Taught In

Fall 2011

Level

Graduate

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Course Description

This course examines opportunities and risks firms face in today's global market. It provides conceptual tools for analyzing how governments and social institutions influence economic competition among firms embedded in different national settings. Public policies and institutions that shape competitive outcomes are examined through cases and analytical readings on different companies and industries operating in both developed and emerging markets.

Johnson, Simon. 15.223 Global Markets, National Politics and the Competitive Advantage of Firms, Fall 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/sloan-school-of-management/15-223-global-markets-national-politics-and-the-competitive-advantage-of-firms-fall-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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