For undergraduate and postgraduate business students studying international business.
Regulating International Business looks at how international business managers manage the impact of different sets of national and international policies and regulations on their business. The text details the implications of failing to manage these policies and regulations and shows students how to identify the range and type of regulations to which the international business is subject, how they develop and their purposes.
1. Introduction (Peter Carroll)
2. Making and Implementing Business Regulation (Peter Carroll)
3. The Origins of Business Regulation in Australia (Peter Carroll)
4. Regulation, Globalisation and International Organisations (Richard Eccleston and Tom Conley)
5. Regulating Intellectual Property Rights (Simone Bingham)
6. Regulating Finance and Capital (Richard Eccleston)
7. Regulating Corporate Governance (Simone Bingham)
8. Regulating Food (Peter Carroll)
9. Regulating the Environment (Aynsley Kellow)
10. Regulation and Consumers in the International Context (Simone Bingham)
11. Regulatory Barriers to International Trade (Peter Carroll)
12. The Regulation of International Taxation (Richard Eccleston)
13. Conclusion: International Business Regulation in the 21st Century (Richard Eccleston and Peter Carroll)
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Peter Carroll is a research professor in the Faculty of Business at the University of Tasmania, having been Dean of the Faculty from 2001-2006. He was Professor and Head of the Department of Management at the University of Wollongong from 1999-2001 and, from 1997-99, Assistant Dean and Director of Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Business, Queensland University of Technology. He has research and consulting interests in the OECD, government regulation of business, policy transfer, innovation and policy analysis. His publications cover a variety of areas, including regulatory reform, innovation, regulatory compliance, international expositions, tourism and international business.
Richard Eccleston is a Senior Lecturer in The School of Government at the University of Tasmania and was previously a Senior Lecturer in the Griffith Business School 2004-06. He has written 25 articles and chapters and 3 books on various aspects of economic policy and business politics. He is an editor of The Australian Journal of Public Administration and is the Secretary of the International Political Science Association’s Business and Politics Research Committee. His current research focuses on the role of international institutions in international tax regulation.
Simone Bingham has been a lecturer with the School of Accounting and Corporate Governance, Faculty of Business at the University of Tasmania since 2003. Prior to this she worked at a legal practitioner in Tasmania for 13 years, working in the areas of commercial law, family law, estate planning and town planning. Simone teaches in the areas of corporate governance, commercial law, taxation and regulatory compliance.
Tom Conley is Senior Lecturer in the Department of International Business and Asian Studies, Griffith University. He has published widely on globalisation, international political economy, trade policy and foreign policy. His latest publications include Globalisation, Schmobalization?" Australian Journal of Political Science (2008); “Globalisation and the Transformation of the Australian Political Economy” and “Australian Trade Policy: From Multilateralism to Bilateralism” in Van Acker and Curran (eds) Globalising Government Business Relations (Pearson 2007) and “International Political Economy” in Griffiths (ed.) International Relations Theory for the Twenty-first Century (Routledge, 2007).
Aynsley Kellow is Professor and Head of the School of Government at the University of Tasmania having previously been Professor of Social Science at Griffith University. He has researched a written extensively on various aspects of environmental politics, public policy and business politics. His most recent book is Science and Public Policy (Edward Elgar 2007) and he is currently engaged in research on the political activities of transnational mining companies and on Australia’s engagement with the OECD. He is the Chairman of the International Political Science Association’s Business and Politics Research Committee and is the President of the Tasmanian branch of the Australian Institute of International Affairs.