Companies are political actors.
Course is business in world politics. So writer should ideally have expertise in international business and political science.
Try to use some of these sources wherever relevant:
(As well as other journals, books and articles from respected sources)
Fligstein, Neil. “Markets as Politics: A Political-Cultural Approach to Market Institutions.” American Sociological Review 61.4 (1996): 656-73.
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Fuchs, Doris (2013) Theorizing the Power of Global Companies, in: Mikler, John, The handbook of global companies. Chichester, West Sussex, UK: John Wiley & Sons Inc, chapter 5.
Hart, Peter. 2004. “‘Business’ is not an Interest Group: On the Study of Companies in America.” The Annual Review of Political Science 7: 47–69.
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Wolf, Martin (2012) ‘The world’s hunger for public goods’ (24 January 2012) Financial Times. Available at: https://www.ft.com/content/517e31c8-45bd-11e1-93f1-00144feabdc0.
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