Business in Asia-Pacific: Text and Cases / Edition 1

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This book synthesizes an account of the Asia Pacific business environment with an analysis of management styles and decision-making techniques. The writing style is clear and easy to read throughout, and the author employs a variety of teaching and learning aids including case material, learning objectives, and chapter exercises which will help the student to take a more active approach to studying this popular topic on business and management courses.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198782193
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 406
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Sheffield Hallam University
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Table of Contents

Pt. I Towards a Better Understanding of the Asian Crisis
1 The Roaring Tigers and the Asian Miracle 5
2 The Ailing Tigers: From 'Miracle' to Crisis 16
3 Disciplining the Tigers: Globalization and the Crisis in Asia Pacific 32
4 The Business Environment of Asia Pacific, Post-crisis 50
5 Country Reviews 62
Pt. II Asian Management: Theory and Practice
6 Culture and Business in Asia Pacific 125
7 Japanese Management 146
8 Korean Management 166
9 Chinese Management 178
Pt. III Strategic Planning for Asia Pacific after the Crisis
10 The Strategic Process 195
11 Post-Crisis Strategies for Asia Pacific 209
12 Methods of Entry into Asia Pacific Countries 227
13 Marketing in Asia Pacific, Post-crisis 248
Pt. IV Case Studies
List of Case Studies 271
Daewoo: The Chaebol You Never Heard Of 273
Wal-Mart Goes to Asia Pacific 284
Dell: Direct Selling in Asia Pacific Post-crisis 287
Nike: Ethical Dilemmas of FDI in Asia Pacific 294
An Emerging Regional Manufacturing Network in South East Asia: The Case of Samsung 302
Matsushita: Putting the Employee First 310
Quality Circles at Land Rover: The UK Experience 315
Bad Luck or Bad Management? Peregrine and the Asian Financial Crisis 323
P.T.BIT: An Indonesian Textile Case Study 331
Coca-Cola Indochina Pte. Ltd 343
Telecommunications in Thailand: The Mobile Phone Sector 354
Bibliography 372
Index 383
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