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Asian Business Groups

Asian Business Groups Book
Author : Michael Carney
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-06-30
ISBN : 1780632398
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Asian economic landscape is dominated by various types of business group. Asian Business Groups provides a comprehensive review and introduction to the different types of business group. The origins and founding context of groups from particular national settings form the basic structure of the book. Emphasis is given to both the similarities and differences in group governance and performance and the implications for Asian international competitiveness are addressed. Multidisciplinary framework that integrates managerial, sociological, and economic perspectives on business groups and permits analysis of both their positive and negative aspects Comprehensive survey of empirical findings on the financial and market performance Sensitivity to the changing historical context and major events that have shaped business group development and dynamics

Asian Business Networks

Asian Business Networks Book
Author : Gary G. Hamilton
Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
Release : 1996-01-01
ISBN : 3110888319
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems

The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems Book
Author : Michael A. Witt,Gordon Redding
Publisher : OUP Oxford
Release : 2014-01-30
ISBN : 0191626554
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Much of the existing literature within the "varieties of capitalism " (VOC) and "comparative business systems " fields of research is heavily focused on Europe, Japan, and the Anglo-Saxon nations. As a result, the field has yet to produce a detailed empirical picture of the institutional structures of most Asian nations and to explore to what extent existing theory applies to the Asian context. The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems aims to address this imbalance by exploring the shape and consequences of institutional variations across the political economies of different societies within Asia. Drawing on the deep knowledge of 32 leading experts, this book presents an empirical, comparative institutional analysis of 13 major Asian business systems between India and Japan. To aid comparison, each country chapter follows the same consistent outline. Complementing the country chapters are eleven contributions examining major themes across the region in comparative perspective and linking the empirical picture to existing theory on these themes. A further three chapters provide perspectives on the influence of history and institutional change. The concluding chapters spell out the implications of all these chapters for scholars in the field and for business practitioners in Asia. The Handbook is a major reference work for scholars researching the causes of success and failure in international business in Asia.

Redesigning Asian Business

Redesigning Asian Business Book
Author : Frank-Jürgen Richter
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 2002
ISBN : 9781567205251
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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With much of the "Asian Miracle" destroyed and much of the Western world's awe for Asian ways of managment dissipated, organizations in East Asia are changing with such speed that most of our knowledge about them becomes quickly outdated. Richter takes stock of East Asian management practices, as they are perceived so far, and he discusses the strategies proposed by others to help Asian management redesign itself for the future--including a long-term agenda for change based on the cultural heritage of Confucianism. He shows how Asian firms adjusted to the Asian economic crisis and how a hybrid style of management is emerging, one which combines elements of Western and Eastern thinking. The result is a challenging, intensely pragmatic analysis for corporate decision makers at all levels, in all countries and cultures, and it is a necessary new stone in the foundation of academic research and thought.

Chinese Entrepreneurship and Asian Business Networks

Chinese Entrepreneurship and Asian Business Networks Book
Author : Thomas Menkhoff,Solvay Gerke
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2004
ISBN : 041533828X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The degree to which the extensive business networks of ethnic Chinese in Asia succeed because of ethnic characteristics, or simply because of the sound application of good business practice, is a key question of great current concern to those interested in business, management and economic development in Asia. This book brings together a range of leading experts who present original new research findings and important new thinking on this vital subject. Based on rich empirical research data and a multidisciplinary explanatory framework, this book assesses the role, characteristics and challenges of Chinese entrepreneurship and business networks in various East and Southeast Asian countries: the People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Australia. Chinese Entrepreneurship and Asian Business Networks demonstrates that Chinese network capitalism is contingent upon, for example, time, place, institutional frameworks, and that explanatory approaches of Chinese economic behaviour which stress culture and ethnicity are too simplistic.

Business Networks in Asia

Business Networks in Asia Book
Author : Frank-Jürgen Richter
Publisher : Greenwood Publishing Group
Release : 1999-01-01
ISBN : 9781567203028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Examines business networks throughout Asia and how they have contributed to Asia's economic success--and will continue to do so--as Asia emerges from economic crisis.

Chinese Business Enterprise

Chinese Business Enterprise Book
Author : Rajeswary Ampalavanar Brown
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780415132381
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chinese Business in Southeast Asia

Chinese Business in Southeast Asia Book
Author : Terence E. Gomez,Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-12-19
ISBN : 1136849351
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents empirical findings from different South-East Asian countries to demonstrate that Chinese businessmen employ a variety of strategies in their networking, entrepreneurship and organisational and firm development; and concludes that much more research is needed in order to provide a full understanding of Chinese business success.

Ethnic Business

Ethnic Business Book
Author : Brian C. Folk,K. S. Jomo
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-03-07
ISBN : 1134389310
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The role of ethnic Chinese business in Southeast Asia in catalyzing economic development has been hotly debated - and often misunderstood - throughout cycles of boom and bust. This book critically examines some of the key features attributed to Chinese business: business-government relations, the family firm, trust and networks, and supposed 'Asian' values. The in-depth case studies that feature in the book reveal considerable diversity among these firms and the economic and political networks in which they manoeuvre. With contributions from leading scholars and under the impressive editorship of Jomo and Folk, Ethnic Business is a well-written, important contribution to not only students of Asian business and economics, but also professionals with an interest in those areas.

The Resurgence of East Asia

The Resurgence of East Asia Book
Author : Giovanni Arrighi,Takeshi Hamashita,Mark Selden
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2004-02-24
ISBN : 1134373902
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The East Asian expansion since the 1960s stands out as a global power shift with few historical precedents. The Resurgence of East Asia examines the rise of the region as one of the world's economic power centres from three temporal perspectives: 500 years, 150 years and 50 years, each denoting an epoch in regional and world history and providing a vantage point against which to assess contemporary developments.

Commerce and Capitalism in Chinese Societies

Commerce and Capitalism in Chinese Societies Book
Author : Gary G. Hamilton,Professor of International Studies and Sociology Gary G Hamilton
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2006-05-24
ISBN : 1134729375
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This informative book discusses the effects of the rise of Chinese capitalism on both China itself, and on its neighbours. Incorporating empirical data collated from interviews in several Asian societies and from historical Chinese sources, this renowned author analyzes, discusses and applies an institutional approach derived from the writings of Max Weber to explore the various aspects of Chinese economic practice. Consisting of sixteen articles that come together to provide historical, comparative and theoretically informed perspectives on the spread of Chinese capitalism, this collection emphasizes the difference between Western and Chinese forms of capitalism. Including sections on China's pre-industrial economy as well as the growth of modern Chinese capitalism, this collection will be a valuable resource for students of Asian and Chinese studies as well as those concerned with the economics of Chinese societies.

New Asian Emperors

New Asian Emperors Book
Author : George T. Haley,Usha C. V. Haley,ChinHwee Tan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-11-26
ISBN : 1118580508
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Southeast Asia has a population of more than half a billion, yet its economy is dominated by about 40 families, most of Overseas Chinese descent. Their conglomerates span sectors as diverse as real estate, telecommunications, hotels, industrial goods, computers and sugar plantations. New Asian Emperors shows how and why Overseas Chinese companies continue to dominate the region and have extended their reach in East Asia, despite the Asian financial and SARS crises of the past decade. The authors base their conclusions on in-depth structured interviews spanning a decade with the often elusive Overseas Chinese CEOs including Li Ka-shing, Stan Shih, Victor Fung, Stephen Riady and Sukanto Tanoto, as well as on the strategic information that their companies use. The analysis of the New Asian Emperors’ present-day management techniques and practices draws on the history, culture and philosophical perspectives of the Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia. In the midst of today’s global economic crisis, this book also takes a fresh look at the role and management practices of the Overseas Chinese as they continue to create some of Asia’s wealthiest and most successful companies. New Asian Emperors explains: The sources and characteristics of Overseas Chinese management Whether Overseas Chinese management practices will spread in the same way that Japanese management did in the 1970s Whether Western management technologies have found themselves outmaneuvered in Asia’s post-crisis arena The Overseas Chinese managers’ strategies for the informational black hole of Southeast Asia and what Western managers can learn from them The New Asian Emperors’ unique strategic perspectives and management styles revealed through exclusive, in-depth interviews The implications for successfully co-operating and competing with the Overseas Chinese of Southeast Asia New Asian Emperors offers key insights into the Overseas Chinese and the important role that cultural roots play in their dominance of Southeast Asian business.

Handbook of Research on Asian Business

Handbook of Research on Asian Business Book
Author : Henry Wai-Chung Yeung
Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
Release : 2007
ISBN : 1847203183
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume is excellent. Students who are interested in Asian business should read it and will find the comprehensive bibliography offered by the different contributors very helpful. In light of the recent global financial crises, it is time to re-examine the Asian miracles, as well as the Western models of business organizations and regulations. This volume offers great insights not just on Asian business but also on Western economies and business. It is also time to adopt an integrative approach recommended by Yeung through comparative research of businesses and economies in different institutions and cultures. Yifei Sun, Economic Geography An absolute must-have for college library reference shelves, filled cover-to-cover with keen analyses that any businessperson seeking to make inroads in an Asian market needs to study at length! Midwest Book Review This book serves as an important guide to the many fascinating research questions about Asian business waiting to be addressed. The study of Asian business has reached equality in importance to the study of business in Europe and North America. Researchers who study any of these regions have an incentive to follow the study of business in the other regions, if for no other reason than that many global firms from each region operate in all regions now. Nonetheless, the more important reason for knowledge transfer among researchers of each region is that these exchanges can only advance everyone s research. Henry Yeung and the contributors are to be thanked for setting out a rich agenda for research on Asian business that will elevate this study to equality with research elsewhere in the world. Eurasian Geography and Economics This book is extremely comprehensive and well researched. It will be of particular interest to scholars in the fields of international business, development studies, economic geography, regional studies as well as international and national policymakers. Science Technology & Society The rise of Asia as an important region for global business has been widely recognized as one of the most significant economic phenomena in the new millennium. This accessible and comprehensive Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews of Asian business in an expansive range of areas including: business organizations strategic management marketing state business relations business and development business policy issues. It is argued that whilst academic studies on Asian business have been in existence for over two decades, there is relatively little systematic integration of our knowledge and research on Asian business. The contributors, drawn from a variety of disciplines within the social sciences, aim to redress the balance with their lively, cutting-edge discussion. Serving as a timely overview of more than two decades of scholarly research, this Handbook will be an essential resource for academics, students and researchers interested in Asian business.

The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups

The Oxford Handbook of Business Groups Book
Author : Asli M. Colpan,Takashi Hikino,James R. Lincoln
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2010-08-05
ISBN : 019955286X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This Oxford Handbook provides a comprehensive analysis of business groupsaround the world

Commercial Networks in Modern Asia

Commercial Networks in Modern Asia Book
Author : Linda Grove,Shinya Sugiyama
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2013-12-19
ISBN : 113684998X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume brings together an international team of scholars who examine the development of commercial networks in Asia from the 18th century to the 20th century on a stage that stretches from Yokohama and Pusan to Istanbul. The studies, based on extensive archival research, focus on the trading firms and merchant groups that were the chief actors in the creation of the commercial networks that crisscrossed Asia, linking the various Asian economies to each other and to Europe and the Americas. While some of this work has been available in Japanese, Chinese and Dutch, this is the first time that such a broad range of essays has been made available to an English-speaking audience. The thirteen essays can be roughly divided into two groups. The first group includes essays that look at the development of large scale networks and plot the competition between competing indigenous and foreign merchant groups in the trade in such products as sugar and cotton yarn in China, cotton goods in Japan, silk in Iran, Japanese manufactures in Dutch Indonesia and rice and cotton in India. The second group of essays focuses on the activities of specific firms as a way to explore the development of trading networks. This group includes essays that look at the activities of Chinese and Japanese merchants in Korea, at the growth of a commercial empire built on the sale of patent drugs in Southeast Asia and at the activities of European trading firms in Asia. The book should appeal to a wide-range audience. Most directly concerned are economic historians

The New Asia Business Strategies for the Economic Region That is Shaking Up the World

The New Asia  Business Strategies for the Economic Region That is Shaking Up the World Book
Author : David L. James,Rajeev Merchant
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2013-06-25
ISBN : 1440829101
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The world's economic center is increasingly shifting from North America and Europe to Asia. This timely guide will provide businesspeople with the knowledge and understanding necessary to remain competitive—and proactive—in that brave new world.