Managing International Joint Ventures provides practical advice on how to design desirable international joint venture organizational and financial structures, and on choosing the best way to make them work.
International Joint Ventures (IJVs) are now a common feature of the business world, which means more and more managers are faced with the task of managing this complicated organizational form. Managing an IJV is difficult; it involves handling and formulating complex structures, dealing with cultural differences, and coordinating business activities across international borders.
Managing International Joint Ventures addresses the main issues of IJV management in a practical and straightforward way: its purpose is to make International joint ventures work. Clifford Matthews provides practical advice on how to design desirable IJV organisational and financial structures, and on choosing the best way to make them work. To assist you in recognizing how to avoid problems before they occur, he gives example of the types of business practice that have caused failure within the IJV arena.
Written for CEO's and directors of large-and-middle-market companies, Managing International Joint Ventures provides a realistic insight into the world of IJV management, which covers: trends; cooperation; objectives; IJV Structure; Control; Finance; Agreements; Disputes.
Managing International Join Ventures is an indispensable guide for ensuring stable, profitable and successful IJVs of the future. The book is highly illustrated with charts and diagrams to aid understanding.
A realistic insight into the world of IJV management... will prove to be an indispensable guide for ensuring stable, profitable and successful IJVs of the future.
Clifford Matthews has worked extensively throughout the world on IJV projects in business sectors as diverse as engineering, food distribution and project management. He has worked as a private consultant to investors and contracting companies in Europe and the USA on IJV projects aimed at the developing parts of the world, including Asia and Eastern Europe.
The author acknowledges the assistance provided by his colleague Mr Neil Haver in providing the benefit of his considerable experience in the management of IJV's.