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Asian Business and Management (3rd Edition)

Theory, Practice and Perspectives

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28 August 2019

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28 August 2019

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The third 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...

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The third 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 topics in the field, including globalization, regionalism, corporate social responsibility, ethics, ecological issues, industrial relations and sustainability.

This is an ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduates and MBA 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.

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  • Edited by the leading authorities in the field and with contributions from over fifteen international experts
  • Up-to-date coverage of key contemporary issues, including AI and robotisation, and developments in the US and Chinese economies
  • An engaging pedagogical framework consisting of chapter outlines and objectives, chapter summaries, review and discussion questions, learning activities web links, references and further reading

  • Updated content alongside brand new chapters on Business Networks, Multinational Enterprises in Asia, and HRM and Employee Relations
  • New case studies
  • Coverage of recent topics and their implications for Asian business and management, including  AI, robotisation and outward FDI
PART 1 ASIAN BUSINESS SYSTEMS: MAJOR ISSUES
1. The Idea of a Business System (Gordon Redding)
2. Asian Culture and Business Systems (Gordon Redding)
3. Corporate Governance in Asia (Richard Carney and Krislert Samphantharak)
4. Human Resource Management in Asia (Rosalie L. Tung)
5. Technology Development in Asia (Leonard Lynn)
6. Family Business Groups (Chi-Nien Chung and Marleen Dieleman)
7. Mulitnational Enterprises in Asia (Axele Giroud)
8. Regionalism and Production Networks in Asia (Andrew Staples and Chie Iguchi)
9. ESG Policies and Practices in Asia (Philippe Debroux). PART 2 VARIETIES OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN ASIA
10. The Business System of China (Michael A. Witt)
11. The Business System of India (Zaad Mahmood and Lawrence Saez)
12. The Business System of Indonesia (Edo Buckingham)
13. The Business System of Japan (Michael A. Witt)
14. The Business System of Korea (Martin Hemmert)
15. The Business System of Malaysia (Axele Giroud)
16. The Business System of Singapore (Tony Garrett)
17. The Business System of Vietnam (Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai and Mai The Cuong).

This book, written by distinguished scholars and experts in their fields, provides a comprehensive and insightful overview of the business systems in Asia. It is extremely useful for students as well as for managers. – Fabian Jintae Froese, University of Göttingen, Germany.
Asian Business and Management is a seminal work in the field. It offers a balanced approach - contemporary theories, astute practice and insightful perspectives. Students and researchers can use it as a map for travelling through the jungle of today's global business management with special reference to Asia. – Eddie Yu, City University of Hong Kong
This book surveys a wide range of important topics on Asian Business and Management from the business systems perspective. Today's uncertain global business environment requires an in-depth understanding of Asia, its business systems and management practice, so as to foster building a sustainable global economy. This book will be valuable for students of Asian business, management and global strategy. – Yipeng Liu, Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK.
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HARUKIYO HASEGAWA is an Emeritus Professor of Asian Business at the University of Sheffield, UK and Founding Editor of the Springer journal Asian Business & Management.

MICHAEL A. WITT is Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business at INSEAD and an Associate in Research at Harvard's Reischauer Institute. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of the Springer journal Asian Business & Management.

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HARUKIYO HASEGAWA is an Emeritus Professor of Asian Business at the University of Sheffield, UK and Founding Editor of the Springer journal Asian Business & Management.

MICHAEL A. WITT is Senior Affiliate Professor of Strategy and International Business at INSEAD and an Associate in Research at Harvard's Reischauer Institute. He is a past Editor-in-Chief of the Springer journal Asian Business & Management.

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