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Asian Business Groups : Context, Governance and Performance - Michael Professor Carney

Asian Business Groups

Context, Governance and Performance

Hardcover Published: 14th July 2008
ISBN: 9781843342441
Number Of Pages: 340

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The Asian economic landscape is dominated by various types of business group. Asian Business Groups provides a comprehensive review and introduction to the different types of business group. The origins and founding context of groups from particular national settings form the basic structure of the book. Emphasis is given to both the similarities and differences in group governance and performance and the implications for Asian international competitiveness are addressed.

  • Multidisciplinary framework that integrates managerial, sociological, and economic perspectives on business groups and permits analysis of both their positive and negative aspects
  • Comprehensive survey of empirical findings on the financial and market performance
  • Sensitivity to the changing historical context and major events that have shaped business group development and dynamics

List of figures and tables
The bright and dark sides of Asian business groupsp. 1
Prototypes: colonial business groups in Asia before 1945p. 33
Continuity and change in Japan's business groupsp. 77
State-constructed business groups: the Korean chaebolp. 113
Searching for business groups in Taiwanp. 143
Business groups in mainland Chinap. 169
Hong Kong based business groupsp. 193
Business groups in Indiap. 215
Ethnic Chinese business groups in Southeast Asia: social capital and institutional persistencep. 237
The development of Asia's business groupsp. 261
Appendix Ap. 283
Appendix Bp. 289
Bibliographyp. 293
Indexp. 317
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ISBN: 9781843342441
ISBN-10: 1843342448
Series: Chandos Asian Studies
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 340
Published: 14th July 2008
Publisher: Woodhead Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 0.66

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