China's Economic Powerhouse: Economic Reform in Guangdong Province / Edition 1

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The Guangdong province is the forerunner of China's economic reform, it has developed rapidly in the last 20 years since opening up its economy to the outside world. This book covers the evolution of economic reform in Guangdong, its links to Hong Kong and other parts of China, and developmental strategies in different parts of Guangdong. The book analyzes the many factors that have contributed to economic reform and covers topics such as development of land, human resources, the agricultural sector, and industrialization, and reforms of state-owned enterprises and township and village enterprises.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403903853
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/28/2002
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Tung X. Bui, David C. Yang, Jones D. Wayne and Joanna Z. Li are all at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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Table of Contents

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Notes on the Editors and Contributors
1 The Adjustment of Economic Structure and Guangdong's Economic Growth: Past Successes and Future Challenges 1
2 The Sustainable Development of Urban Forestry in Guangdong's Urbanization 20
3 Sustainable Land Resource Development in Guangdong: What are the Current Issues? 34
4 Restructuring Guangdong's Power Industry: Is It Possible? 60
5 Restructuring Agriculture in Guangdong Province: A View Based on the American Agricultural Experience 79
6 Guangdong's State-Owned Enterprise Reform: Problems and Solutions 99
7 Managing Growth of Township and Village Enterprises in Guangdong: Lessons Learned and Opportunities 110
8 The Current Status and Future Strategy of Guangdong's Human Resource Development 136
9 Improving HRM Practices in Guangdong's SOEs 154
10 To Be a Visionary Executive: A Perspective from a Guangdong Executive 186
11 Guangdong: China's Economic Powerhouse - The Past, the Present and the Future 208
Index 231
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