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Multinational Corporations
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[German Version]

are autonomous decision-making and trading entities in the economy that bring together several legally independent and dependent corporations and businesses at home and abroad. Such concerns are founded, for example, on the basis of a large share of capital, on voting rights, on personal union in the administration or the board of directors. In a merger, by contrast, the uniting corporations and businesses lose their economic independence.

The following reasons for the creation of multinational corporations may be listed: economic (such as benefi…

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Bayer, Stefan, “Multinational Corporations”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 27 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14590>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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