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King & Lawley: Organizational Behaviour

Chapter 15: Web links

UK export figures (see p 485)

For more detailed information about UK import and export figures, see the following site run by HM Revenue and Customs:
https://www.uktradeinfo.com/

The global financial crisis (see p486)

These two articles look at different aspects of the global financial crisis – the Lehman Brothers collapse and the Greek bailout
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/6179138/Lehman-collapse-the-drama-of-a-mad-48-hours-that-will-never-fade.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/15/business/global/greece-gets-formal-approval-for-second-bailout.html?_r=0

Wars over oil and water (see page 487)

The following four articles examine how wars and disputes have been fought over oil and how, potentially, they could also be fought over water:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/secret-memos-expose-link-between-oil-firms-and-invasion-of-iraq-2269610.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2007/jan/09/oilandpetrol.russia
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-11101797
http://www.businessinsider.com/central-asia-really-could-go-to-war-over-lack-of-water-2012-9#ixzz2DLumadrE

The overseas expansion of Tesco (see page 491)

Tesco’s own website shows the extent of their international operations:
https://www.tescoplc.com/index.asp?pageid=8

The following articles show different aspects of Tesco’s international operations:
http://www.economist.com/node/9358986
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/tesco-bags-stores-in-czech-republic-2168380.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5384494.stm
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2003/nov/12/turkey.supermarkets

Angry Birds (see page 494)

The following article examines how a small company, Rovio in Finland, became a global organization with the Angry Birds app.
http://www.wired.co.uk/magazine/archive/2011/04/features/how-rovio-made-angry-birds-a-winner?page=all

Global brands (see page 496)

On page 496, we describe Coca-Cola as a global brand, as evidenced by this advertisement which appeared in 1971:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2msbfN81Gm0

The list of global brands, which Coca Cola tops, can be seen at:
http://www.interbrand.com/en/best-global-brands/2012/Best-Global-Brands-2012.aspx

Cross-border cultural differences (see page 498)

More on the cultural differences across the German-Polish border can be found at:
http://www.france24.com/en/20080803-usedom-island-baltic-sea-border-germany-nudists-poland-puritans

Cultural differences in football (see page 503)

The interview with Sir Alex Ferguson, where he speaks about managing players from different cultures, can be found at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/15064028

More background on the Luis Suarez case, including the FA report into the case, can be seen at:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/2011/dec/15/luis-suarez-patrice-evra-case
http://www.thefa.com/TheFA/Disciplinary/NewsAndFeatures/2011/~/media/Files/PDF/TheFA/Disciplinary/Written%20reasons/FA%20v%20Suarez%20Written%20Reasons%20of%20Regulatory%20Commission.ashx