Affected the growth of multinational trading company in the first global economy. Examines two Scottish-owned merchant houses, Jardine Matheson and James Finlay and shows their changing trading and investment strategies and the use of a form of organization later known as business groups. Also shows the role of ethnic networks in globalization in this historical period. A rewritten version of an earlier case.

Affected the growth of multinational trading company in the first global economy. Examines two Scottish-owned merchant houses, Jardine Matheson and James Finlay and shows their changing trading and investment strategies and the use of a form of organization later known as business groups. Also shows the role of ethnic networks in globalization in this historical period. A rewritten version of an earlier case.
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Geoffrey G. Jones,
Elisabeth Koll,
Alexis Grendon
Source: Harvard Business School
21 pages.
Release Date: 1 July 2004. Prod #: 805010-PDF-ENG
Opium and entrepreneurship in the nineteenth century HBR case solution