The Asian Insider: Unconventional Wisdom for Asian Business by M. BackmanThe Asian Insider: Unconventional Wisdom for Asian Business by M. Backman

The Asian Insider: Unconventional Wisdom for Asian Business

byM. Backman

Paperback | March 27, 2006

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Knowledge of Asian business is dominated by conventional wisdom. In this revised and updated edition of The Asian Insider , bestselling author Michael Backman has researched beneath the surface to reveal the things that you need to know about Asian business.
MICHAEL BACKMAN is an Author, Business Analyst and Columnist who specializes in Asia and Asian corporate practice. He is the author of the international bestseller,Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia, which was named byThe Economistas one of the sixteen finest general non-fiction books of the year. He is the co-au...
Title:The Asian Insider: Unconventional Wisdom for Asian BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.77 inPublished:March 27, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230000215

ISBN - 13:9780230000216


Table of Contents

PART I: HOW ASIA REALLY WORKS Asian Family Connections PART II: GOVERNMENT, THE RULE OF LAW AND DEMOCRACY IN ASIA Is Democracy Always Good? Paying Peanuts: Politicians' Pay in Asia Police Corruption and the Rule of Law in Thailand Executions and Extrajudicial Killings Government Statistics and Other Lies Thaksin Berlusconi and Silvio Shinawatra The End of Indonesia PART III: SINGAPORE AND MALAYSIA Why Singapore is Different: The Babas of Singapore Reinventing Singapore? Singapore Inc. or Singapore Sink? Singapore's Thriving Sex Industry Diversity and Decency in Malaysia Rumours and Gossip in Malaysia Meet Syed Mokhtar Al-Bukhary PART IV: ISLAM, BUSINESS AND ASIA Allahu Akbar! in Asia Where do Asia's Muslims Fit in? Southeast Asia's Arabs Pax Islamica: Malaysia and the Middle East PART V: JAPAN, CHINA, INDIA and KOREA: ASIA'S MONOLITH ECONOMIES Land of the Setting Sun: The Inevitable Death of Japan Law, Order and China Is Booming China a Threat to Asia? Shanghai: China's Financial Capital And Then There is Beijing The Dalai Lama eats Meat The Indian Way The World's Biggest Democracy Mumbai: India's Financial Capital India's Great Software Revolution India: Back Office to the World Stunning Korea The Insider