Divergent Capitalisms: The Social Structuring and Change of Business Systems / Edition 1

Divergent Capitalisms: The Social Structuring and Change of Business Systems / Edition 1

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by Richard Whitley
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199240426

ISBN-13: 9780199240425

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The late twentieth century has witnessed the establishment of new forms of capitalism in East Asia as well as new market economies in Eastern Europe. Despite the rhetoric of globalization, they are continuing to diverge because of significant differences in dominant institutions. This book presents the comparative business systems framework for describing and

Overview

The late twentieth century has witnessed the establishment of new forms of capitalism in East Asia as well as new market economies in Eastern Europe. Despite the rhetoric of globalization, they are continuing to diverge because of significant differences in dominant institutions. This book presents the comparative business systems framework for describing and explaining the major differences in economic organization between market economies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199240425
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction
1. Varieties of Capitalism
Part II: The Comparative Business Systems Framework
2. The Nature of Business Systems and their Institutional Structuring
3. The Social Structuring of Firms' Governance Systems and Organizational Capabilities
4. The Social Structuring of Work Systems
5. Globalization and Business Systems
Part III: The Development and Change of Business Systems in East Asia and Eastern Europe
6. Divergent Capitalisms in East Asia: The Development of the Post-War Business Systems of South Korea and Taiwan
7. Continuity and Change in East Asian Capitalisms
8. Path Dependence and Emergent Capitalisms in Eastern Europe: Hungary and Slovenia Compared
9. Enterprise Change and Continuity in a Transforming Society: The Case of Hungary

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