APPENDIX III.1Public Policy and Corporate Growth: Selected SECOR Consulting Case Studies Regarding the Role of Public Policy in International M&A1

This appendix provides case studies in the telecommunications, mining, manufacturing, and financial services industries which illustrate contributing factors in the development of global leaders, in particular highlighting relevant public policy.

We offer no economic theory here, much less prescriptions for industrial policy. Rather, our aim is to reveal the competitive reality faced by companies in the global economy. The cases demonstrate how a wide range of government policies can impact corporate competitiveness in the market for corporate control. Indeed, each company profiled here owes its leadership ...

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