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The use of political risk assessment techniques in Jordanian international firms

Al Khattab, Adel, Anchor, J.R and Davies, Eleanor M.M. (2009) The use of political risk assessment techniques in Jordanian international firms. Working Paper. Emerging Markets Research Group University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK. (Unpublished)

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    Abstract

    The aim of this research was to describe and explain the use of techniques of political risk
    assessment (PRA) in Jordanian international firms.

    The research identified the extensive use of qualitative PRA techniques due to their
    flexibility, simplicity and low cost. Quantitative techniques, on the other hand, were used by
    only a minority of respondents.

    In any event, Jordanian international firms believe that official data is subject to censorship
    and is therefore not reliable. This undermines the efficiency of using highly sophisticated
    quantitative techniques.

    Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
    Additional Information: EMERGE Working Paper 09/03
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Political risk ; techniques; Jordan; international business
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
    H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
    H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
    Schools: The Business School
    The Business School > Emerging Markets Research Group
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    Depositing User: Graham Stone
    Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2009 13:31
    Last Modified: 28 Jul 2010 19:46
    URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5456

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