By Robert Grosse, Luiz F. Mesquita
In lots of discussions of globalization and progress, cognizance specializes in Asia, significantly China, South Korea, and India. by contrast, 'Can Latin American agencies Compete?' seems at company advancements in one other key zone, Latin the United States. It examines the luck and failure that Latin American businesses have met with, of their personal markets and in other places on the earth, the explanations at the back of this, and their destiny clients. together with contributions from best foreign specialists on enterprise in Latin American, the e-book attracts on ideas from association thought, commercial association, economics, advertising, sociology, and political technology. It comprises sections on normal topics, micro-level innovations of agencies in particular sectors, the competitiveness of businesses in particular nations, and competing in rising markets. situations tested differ in size and area, and contain a few of the biggest agencies in Latin the United States, akin to as Embraer in Brazil, QuiГ±enco (Luksic) in Chile, Techint in Argentina, Grupo Carso in Mexico, Cisneros in Venezuela, and Grupo Empresarial AntioqueГ±o in Colombia. This well-informed e-book could be crucial examining for teachers, policy-makers, and people with a major curiosity in company improvement in Latin the US.
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Mex. Mex. Mex. Mex. Brasil Mex. Brasil Mex. Mex. Brasil Brasil Chile Mex. Brasil Firm type Main business Sales ($billion) SOE SOE SOE SOE SOE MNE grupo grupo MNE SOE SOE grupo MNE grupo grupo grupo SOE grupo grupo Oil Oil Oil Oil Electricity Retail sales Telecom Telecom Autos Oil Oil & Gas Mining Autos Beverages Oil Conglom. 1. (Continued) No. 20 21 22 Company name Eletrobras Gerdau Distribuidora de Productors de Petroleo Ipiranga Telefonica YPF Org. Techint Telcel Grupo Carso Cia. 0 Brasil Arg.
4. Summary of Chapter Contents The set of chapters is organized into four sections, beginning with several of the broader-scope analyses, and then following with groups of chapters that focus on individual ﬁrms, ﬁrms from speciﬁc home countries, and ﬁnally issues related to competing in emerging markets. 1. Section I: Themes in Competitiveness of Latin American Firms The ﬁrst chapter in this section, by Robert Grosse, establishes some terms of reference for the ﬁrms that play the greatest role in our analysis.
Starting from extremely similar conditions, the two provinces have experienced very different results, and McDermott’s effort to explain why is an excellent example of precisely how ‘institutions matter’ in business. 2. Section II: Micro-Level Strategies of Firms in Speciﬁc Sectors Héctor Ochoa studied the large Colombian group called the Grupo Empresarial Antioqueño, or GEA. This group is similar to a number of others that are discussed here, in that it possesses a diversiﬁed set of major companies in Colombia, including the largest chocolate company, Nacional de Chocolates; the largest cookie and cracker company, Noel; a major ﬁnancial institution, Sudamericana de Seguros; the largest cement company, Cementos Argos; and several other large businesses.