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Global Business and Corporate Governance by John Thanopoulos

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Preface

During my years of business and academic experience, I have collected hundreds of books on international business,1 philosophy, history, ­sociology, and so on. It fascinates me that most of the international business concepts we perceive as brand new were discussed and challenged since the mid-1950s, or even earlier.

Therefore, in writing this book I aim not only to present the environment and structure of today’s global business but also to address challenges that the globalization of business has brought. In the process, this book became a mix of the technocratic needs of the global enterprise, an economic theory, and a philosophical perspective of our era. These concepts are interconnected. In fact, I believe that the era of global ...

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