The role of networks in the early development of the Borneo Company Limited
- Document type
- Working Paper
- Cox, H; Metcalfe, S
- London South Bank University
- Date of publication
- 1 November 1997
- Centre for International Business Studies Working Papers
- Trends: economic, social and technology trends affecting business
- Corporate subject(s)
- Borneo Company Limited
- Business and management
- Material type
This work provides an analysis of a British international business organisation of the nineteenth century, the Borneo Company Limited, which represents an excellent example of the use of networks in the development of foreign direct investments. Further developed and published as Cox, H and Metcalfe, S (1998), 'The Borneo Company Limited: Origins of a Nineteenth-century Networked Multinational', Asia Pacific Business Review, vol. 4, no. 4, pp.53-69.
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