An e-Book Special Report
Several times a year, The Wall Street Journal publishes Special Reports on the subject of World Business. This ongoing feature is one of the most popular in both the print and interactive versions of the Journal.
Here, in World Business, is the very best of the best Special Reports: Stories of. countries trying to lure foreign businesses, of businesses trying to lure foreign workers, of workers seeking opportunities in foreign countries. Here is the story of the race to find -- or develop -- the world's next Silicon Valley: Will it be Dublin, Ireland; Beijing, China; Hyderabad, India; Campinas, Brazil; or Paris, France? Here, also, are the stories of the Viet Kieu (Vietnamese living abroad) who are drawn back to their homeland to do business, of the ByteKeepers at Manila's AMA Computer College who run a multinational business from a homemade PC, of the Japanese backers of Bluetooth (including Toshiba, Sony, Mitsubishi, and other large computer and consumer electronics companies) who hope to regain the glory of being the world's high-tech leaders with their new wireless initiative,...of corporations, individuals, and nations struggling to succeed in today's global economy.
Collected and presented here for the first time in ebook format, World Business is a searchable, portable, and hugely valuable resource for anyone involved in international business -- or, indeed, any business person -- from the award-winning staff of The Wall Street Journal.
- Free Press, January 2001
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