publication . Article . 2017

The globalisation strategies of five Asian tobacco companies : a comparative analysis and implications for global health governance

Lee, Kelley; Eckhardt, Jappe;
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  • Published: 31 Jan 2017 Journal: volume 12, issue 3, pages 367-379issn: 1744-1692, eissn: 1744-1706, Copyright policy
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Abstract
ABSTRACT The global tobacco industry, from the 1960s to mid 1990s, saw consolidation and eventual domination by a small number of transnational tobacco companies (TTC). This paper draws together comparative analysis of five case studies in the special issue on ‘The Emergence of Asian Tobacco Companies: Implications for Global Health Governance.’ The cases suggest that tobacco industry globalisation is undergoing a new phase, beginning in the late 1990s, with the adoption of global business strategies by five Asian companies. The strategies were prompted foremost by external factors, notably market liberalisation, competition from TTCs and declining domestic mark...
Subjects
free text keywords: Asia, transnational tobacco companies, Articles, global business strategy, Article, globalisation, Tobacco industry
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Abstract
ABSTRACT The global tobacco industry, from the 1960s to mid 1990s, saw consolidation and eventual domination by a small number of transnational tobacco companies (TTC). This paper draws together comparative analysis of five case studies in the special issue on ‘The Emergence of Asian Tobacco Companies: Implications for Global Health Governance.’ The cases suggest that tobacco industry globalisation is undergoing a new phase, beginning in the late 1990s, with the adoption of global business strategies by five Asian companies. The strategies were prompted foremost by external factors, notably market liberalisation, competition from TTCs and declining domestic mark...
Subjects
free text keywords: Asia, transnational tobacco companies, Articles, global business strategy, Article, globalisation, Tobacco industry
41 references, page 1 of 3

Anon. (2003, April 22). Breaking up tobacco monopoly. Tobacco Journal International. Retrieved from http://www.tobaccojournal.com/Breaking_up_tobacco_monopoly.X3113.0.html

Barraclough, S., & Morrow, M. (2010). The political economy of tobacco and poverty alleviation in Southeast Asia: Contradictions in the role of the state. Global Health Promotion, 17(S1), 40-50.

Brandt, A. (2009). The cigarette century. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Canton, N. (2015, November 11). China has shifted to domestic consumption-driven economy, growth to average at 6.5%. Asia House. Retrieved from http://asiahouse.org/chinas-shiftexport-led-domestic-consumption-driven-economy-will-see-6-5-growth/

Dicken, P. (2011). Global shift: Mapping the changing contours of the world economy (6th ed.). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Dunning, J. H., & Lundan, S. M. (2008). Multinational enterprises and the global economy (2nd ed.). London: Edward Elgar. [OpenAIRE]

Eckhardt, J., Fang, J., & Lee, K. (2017). The Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corporation: To 'join the ranks of global companies'. Global Public Health. doi:10.1080/17441692.2016.1273366 [OpenAIRE]

Elsig, M., & Eckhardt, J. (2015). The creation of the multilateral trade court: Design and experiential learning. World Trade Review, 14(S1), S13-S32. [OpenAIRE]

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Euromonitor International. (2015d). Cigarettes in Thailand. London: Author.

Fang, J., Sejpal, N., & Lee, K. (2016). The China National Tobacco Corporation: From domestic to global dragon? Global Public Health. doi:10.1080/17441692.2016.1241293

Fidler, D., Drager, N., & Lee, K. (2009). Managing the pursuit of health and wealth: The key challenges. Lancet, 373(9660), 325-331.

Gilmore, A., & McKee, M. (2004). Moving East. How the transnational tobacco industry gained entry to the emerging markets of the former Soviet Union-part I: Establishing cigarette imports. Tobacco Control, 13(2), 143-150.

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publication . Article . 2017

The globalisation strategies of five Asian tobacco companies : a comparative analysis and implications for global health governance

Lee, Kelley; Eckhardt, Jappe;