China Calling: A Foot in the Global Door by A. MackinnonChina Calling: A Foot in the Global Door by A. Mackinnon

China Calling: A Foot in the Global Door

byA. Mackinnon, B. Powell

Hardcover | June 25, 2008

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The authors review Chinese values and characteristics using Western strategic thinking to understand the new perspective. This book will enable the global practitioner, Western or Eastern, to develop this new world-view and to avoid only taking leads from global standardization, especially of regulatory and legal environments.
Alex Mackinnon has extensive organizational experience 'East of Suez' - in the Middle East, India and Pakistan, in Japan, in Taiwan, Hongkong and China, in Malaysia, in New Zealand and Australia. He has written on the 1997 Asian crisis forThe Scotsman, on Chinese strategy in Management Decision and regularly lectures at Jiaotong Univer...
Title:China Calling: A Foot in the Global DoorFormat:HardcoverDimensions:236 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:June 25, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230210198

ISBN - 13:9780230210196


Table of Contents

PART I: GENERAL PERSPECTIVES ON CHANGE Convergence and Divergence Decision Making and Problem Solving Imitation and Innovation Paradigms and Worldviews Strategic Shock National Strategies Chinese Practice and Western Theory Summary and Discussion PART II:CHINESE EXPLANATORY PERSPECTIVES Transvergence Induction and Deduction Adaptation Chinese Reality Harmony and People Beyond Control Chinese Strategy Summary and Discussion PART III: CHINESE PREDICTIVE PERSPECTIVES National Controls Strategic Controls Modern Chinese Management ChinaTech Qu Xiang He Fang? Unpredictable Conclusion Summary and Discussion