Asian Business and Management: Theory, Practice and Perspectives / Edition 2 available in Paperback
The second edition of this core textbook, edited and contributed to by recognised international authorities on the subject, outlines the critical contextual and theoretical issues of business and management in Asia and offers a fresh, topical analysis of management in the major Asian nations. Featuring an accessible two-part structure and updated with the latest research, the book will enable students to assess Asian management systems and the strategies adopted by corporations and governments. The text’s thought-provoking teaching and learning tools guide students through a number of the key issues in the field, including globalization, regionalism, corporate social responsibility, ethics and sustainability.
This is an ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduates and MBA/MA students studying modules in Asian Business and Management. In addition, it is an essential text for managers and executives seeking a more realistic understanding of business and management in Asia as an evolving adaptive system.
|Publisher:||Macmillan Education UK|
|Edition description:||2nd ed. 2014|
|Product dimensions:||7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Table of ContentsPreface and Introduction.- PART I: ASIAN BUSINESS SYSTEMS MAJOR ISSUES.- 1. The Business System of Asia; Gordon Redding.- 2. Asian Cultures and Business Systems in Asia; Carlos Noronha and Harukiyo Hasegawa.- 3. Accounting and Corporate Governance in Asia; Carlos Noronha.- 4. Human Resources Management in Asia; Rosalie Tung.- 5. Technology Development in Asia; Leonard Lynn.- 6. Regionalism and Production Networks in Asia; Andrew Staple.- 7. Sustainable Development and CSR in Asia; Philippe Debroux.- PART II: VARIETIES OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN ASIA.- 8. The Business System of Japan; Michael Witt.- 9. The Business System of China; Robert Taylor.- 10. The Business System of India; Vipin Gupta.- 11. The Business System of Korea; Martin Hemmert.- 12 . The Business System of Singapore; Tony Garrett.- 13 . The Business System of Malaysia; Axele Giroud.- 14 . The Business System of the Philippines; Mari Kondo.- 15 . The Business System of Thailand; Pornkasem Kantamara.- 16 . The Business System of Vietnam; Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai and Mai The Cuong Epilogue.
What People are Saying About This
Even seasoned travelers need a guide book in Asia. Similarly, managers need a guide book to do business in Asia given its size and diversity. This is that book. Using a systems approach, Professors Hasegawa and Noronha have put together a very useful and comprehensive overview for anyone doing business in Asia.' - Professor Aneel Karnani, Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan, US
'This is an excellent, thoughtful text setting out clearly the complex and evolving business systems in Asian countries. The theoretical framework allows a very useful comparative institutional and systemic perspective that provides a solid understanding of Asian business, with all its contextual variations and formulation.' - Adrian Wilkinson, Professor and Director, Centre for Work, Organisation and Wellbeing, Griffith University
'This book provides a systematic, comprehensive, original and insightful analysis of business systems in Asia. The 'golden thread' that ties the analysis of these diverse systems together is Redding's acclaimed model of business systems. I commend this book both as a textbook for students of management in Asia and as an immensely helpful reference tool for managers doing business in the region.' - Bruce Stening, Professor of Management, Peking University, China 'This book provides a good introduction to Asian business written by experts in the subject. I would not have any reservations in adopting the textbook for an undergraduate or a graduate class' – Bob Terpstra, University of Monash, Australia'Thoughtful and interesting' – Stephen Grainger, Edith Cowan University, Australia