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Advances in Business in Asia: The Opportunities, Threats, and Future Trends of Businesses in China, India and the ASEAN Countries

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Advances in Business in Asia examines current trends and issues facing organisations operating in a global business milieu. The book comes at a pivotal time when many businesses are emerging from the 2008 Gobal Financial Crisis, and are seeking a way forward in dealing with the opportunities and challenges presented by global capitalism in general, and China, India, and the ASEAN region specifically.

The book is a compilation of selected papers presented at (AFBE) conferences. ...

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Overview

Advances in Business in Asia examines current trends and issues facing organisations operating in a global business milieu. The book comes at a pivotal time when many businesses are emerging from the 2008 Gobal Financial Crisis, and are seeking a way forward in dealing with the opportunities and challenges presented by global capitalism in general, and China, India, and the ASEAN region specifically.

The book is a compilation of selected papers presented at (AFBE) conferences. All contributions were double-blind peer reviewed prior to acceptance, and represent the contributions of eminent academics in their particular field of expertise.

The Asian Forum on Business Education (AFBE) is a not-for-profit organisation whose aim is to provide a forum of scholarly exchange in the areas of business, economics and management, with a particular focus on the Asia region.

Assistant Prof Dr Chris Perryer is Lecturer in Management at the University of Western Australia, and Editor of the AFBE Journal. Assistant Prof Perryer has spent many years lecturing and researching in the area of management and ethics in the Asia region.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781443836067
  • Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/1/2012
  • Pages: 170
  • Product dimensions: 5.80 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Assistant Prof Dr Chris Perryer is Lecturer in Management at the University of Western Australia, and Editor of the AFBE Journal. Assistant Prof Perryer has spent many years lecturing and researching in the area of management and ethics in the Asia region. Dr Victor Egan is Secretary of AFBE, and former Associate Dean of the Curtin Business School, Western Australia. Dr Egan has considerable experience lecturing and researching in management in Asia and Africa. Prof Dr Brian Sheehan is President of AFBE, former Dean of Phillip Business School and Associate Dean of RMIT University Business Faculty, Melbourne, Australia. Prof Sheehan has lived in Bangkok for over 15 years, and has lectured in business studies and supervised research theses in Thailand, USA, China, and Malaysia.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Chapter 1 Introduction: In Search of a Middle-Path for Globalisation Victor Egan Chris Perryer 1

Chapter 2 Impact of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Services in India T. Prasanna 13

Chapter 3 Characteristics of Healthy and Unhealthy Chinese Small and Medium Size Enterprises (SMEs) Kanitsorn Terdpaopong Yang Yin 29

Chapter 4 An Entrepreneurial International Joint Venture: A Case Study Interfacing the USA, Thailand and India Paul Hughes 53

Chapter 5 Reform of Sales Management and Evolution of the Role of Guanxi in China Mark Speece Jonathan Lee Jun Han 73

Chapter 6 Ethical Attitudes in Business: A Comparative Study in Seven Countries Chris Perryer Geoffrey Soutar Catherine Jordan 89

Chapter 7 Business Constraints and Recessionary Effects on Small Firms in Vietnam: A Case Study of the Retail Clothing Industry Victor Egan 101

Chapter 8 A Comparison of Brand Equity Elements for Conventional and Sharia Banks in Indonesia Ma'mun Sarma Marthin Nanere 117

Chapter 9 A Case Study of Ubon Ratchathani Rice Farmers: The Thai Government's Responsibility in Supporting the Export of Rice Rachaya Indanon 127

Chapter 10 Feminine Work Ethic in Small Business: Women Small Business Owners in Thailand's Kuan Im Movement Jitnisa Roenjun Mark Speece 147

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