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multinational corporation

(Encyclopedia) multinational corporation, business enterprise with manufacturing, sales, or service subsidiaries in one or more foreign countries, also known as a transnational or international?


(Encyclopedia) Eindhoven ?nth??f?n, city (1994 pop. 196,130), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands, on the Dommel River. It is an industrial center and rail junction. Chartered in 1232, Eindhoven was?

le Carr, John

(Encyclopedia) le Carr, John l? kr?, pseud. of David John Moore Cornwell, 1931?, English novelist. He was a tutor at Eton College (1956?58), and subsequently worked for the British foreign service?

Nader, Ralph

(Encyclopedia) Nader, Ralph n?d?r, 1934?, U.S. consumer advocate and political reformer, b. Winsted, Conn. Admitted to the bar in 1958, he practiced law in Connecticut and was a lecturer (1961?63)?

business ethics

(Encyclopedia) business ethics, the study and evaluation of decision making by businesses according to moral concepts and judgments. Ethical questions range from practical, narrowly defined issues,?

Paradise Papers

(Encyclopedia) Paradise Papers, popular name for some 13.4 million confidential electronic files relating to investments with offshore companies, most of them with the law firm and corporate services?


(Encyclopedia) factory, place of production characterized by wage labor, the use of machinery, and the division of labor. The large-scale use of machinery differentiates factory production from?

Saramago, Jos

(Encyclopedia) Saramago, Jos zho?oz? sr?mgo?o, 1922?2010, Portuguese novelist and short-story writer. He became a member of the Communist party in 1969 and was a staunch atheist and a strong?

organized crime

(Encyclopedia) organized crime, criminal activities organized and coordinated on a national scale, often with international connections. The American tradition of daring desperadoes like Jesse James?

Henry Kissinger

Name at birth: Heinz Alfred KissingerHenry Kissinger was Secretary of State and advisor to President Richard Nixon, and a key player during the Vietnam War. Henry Kissinger came to the United States?