Demystifying Chinese Management: Issues And Challenges

Hardcover | May 29, 2014

EditorMalcolm Warner, Chris Rowley

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Today, with a new leadership in place, the People¿s Republic of China enters a challenging new phase as an emerging economic superpower. The Chinese economy has dramatically changed over the three decades since Deng Xiaoping launched his economic reforms in 1978. It has been transformed from a command economy dominated by state-owned enterprises to a market socialist economy with a wide range of ownership forms, both public and private. In turn, its managers and management have correspondingly undergone a major sea-change.

This edited collection attempts to demystify Chinese management, highlighting recent research into these significant changes and their implications in a wide range of business enterprises both in China and overseas. It points to the strategic challenges and issues in terms of realizing the managerial version of the ¿Chinese Dream¿. The topics covered include business schools in China, corporate social responsibility, financial services, impression management, international human resource management, international competitive strategy choices, internationalization of firms and the role of science parks.

The book was originally published as a special issue ofAsia Pacific Business Review.

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Today, with a new leadership in place, the People¿s Republic of China enters a challenging new phase as an emerging economic superpower. The Chinese economy has dramatically changed over the three decades since Deng Xiaoping launched his economic reforms in 1978. It has been transformed from a command economy dominated by state-owned e...

Malcolm Warneris Professor and Fellow Emeritus, Wolfson College, University of Cambridge, UK, and Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, UK. He was the Editor-in-Chief, of the International Encyclopedia of Business and Management [IEBM], 8 volumes (2002), and the author/editor of many books and articles on China. His new workU...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:214 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:May 29, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415743796

ISBN - 13:9780415743792

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1. Demystifying Chinese management: introductionMalcolm Warner and Chris Rowley 2. How red is China¿s red capitalism? Continuity and change in China¿s financial services sector during the global crisisBernadetteAndreosso-O¿Callaghan, and J¿rn-Carsten Gottwald 3. The moderating role of context in managerial ties¿firm performance links: a meta-analytic review of mainly Chinese-based studiesPeihua Fan, Qiaozhuan Liang, Heng Liu and Mingjun Hou 4. ¿Impression management¿ in Chinese corporations: a study of chairperson¿s statements from the most and least profitable Chinese companiesZilan Cen and Rongchang Cai 5. The effect of institutional isomorphic pressure on the internationalization of firms in an emerging economy: evidence from ChinaFangrong Li and Daniel Z. Ding 6. International human resource management strategies of Chinese multinationals operating abroadDi Fan, Mike Mingqiong Zhang and Cherrie Jiuhua Zhu 7. International competitive strategy choices: comparing firms in China and IndiaPing Lv, Monica Plechero and Rakesh Basant 8. Returnee faculty members, network positions and diversification strategy: an analysis of business schools in ChinaSeong-Jin Choi and Jiangyong Lu 9. The role of science parks in innovation performance of start-up firms: an empirical analysis of Tsinghua Science Park in BeijingKazuyuki Motohashi 10. Confronting the crisis of food safety and revitalizing companies¿ social responsibility in ChinaQijun Jiang and Ying Zhu 11. Strategic challenges and issues for Chinese managers and management in the global economy: ConclusionsMalcolm Warner and Chris Rowley