The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems by Michael A. WittThe Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems by Michael A. Witt

The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems

EditorMichael A. Witt, Gordon Redding

Paperback | May 30, 2015

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Much of the existing literature within the "varieties of capitalism" (VOC) and "comparative business systems" fields of research is heavily focused on Europe, Japan, and the Anglo-Saxon nations. As a result, the field has yet to produce a detailed empirical picture of the institutionalstructures of most Asian nations and to explore to what extent existing theory applies to the Asian context. The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems aims to address this imbalance by exploring the shape and consequences of institutional variations across the political economies of different societies within Asia. Drawing on the deep knowledge of 31 leading experts, this book presents an empirical,comparative institutional analysis of 13 major Asian business systems between India and Japan. To aid comparison, each country chapter follows the same consistent outline. Complementing the country chapters are eleven contributions examining major themes across the region in comparative perspectiveand linking the empirical picture to existing theory on these themes. A further three chapters provide perspectives on the influence of history and institutional change. The concluding chapters spell out the implications of all these chapters for scholars in the field and for business practitionersin Asia. The Handbook is a major reference work for scholars researching the causes of success and failure in international business in Asia.
Michael A. Witt is a Professor of Asian Business and Comparative Management at the Singapore campus of INSEAD. He is the General Editor of Asian Business and Management, an SSCI-listed journal on business and management in the Asian context. He is an Associate in Research at the Reischauer Institute at Harvard University, and for 2011/...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of Asian Business SystemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:752 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 1.52 inPublished:May 30, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198745427

ISBN - 13:9780198745426


Table of Contents

1. Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding: IntroductionPART I ASIAN BUSINESS SYSTEMS2. Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding: China: Authoritarian Capitalism3. Gordon Redding, Gilbert Y. Y. Wong, and William K. W. Leung: Hong Kong: Hybrid Capitalism as Catalyst4. Lawrence Saez: India: From Failed Developmental State Towards Hybrid Market Capitalism5. Andrew James Rosser: Indonesia: Oligarchic Capitalism6. Michael A. Witt: Japan: Coordinated Capitalism Between Institutional Change and Structural Inertia7. Edo Andriesse: Laos: Frontier Capitalism8. Michael Carney and Edo Andriesse: Malasia: Personal Capitalism9. Mari Kondo: The Philippines: Inequality-Trapped Capitalism10. Richard W. Carney: Singapore: Open State-Led Capitalism11. Michael A. Witt: South Korea: Plutocratic State-Led Capitalism Reconfiguring12. Taiwan: SME-Oriented Capitalism in Transition13. Akira Suehiro and Natenapha Wailerdsak: Thailand: Post-Developmentalist Capitalism14. Quang Truong and Chris Rowley: Vietnam: Post-State CapitalismPART II THEMES IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE15. Michael Carney: Business Groups in Asia: An Institutional Perspective16. Christina L. Ahmadjian: Corporate Governance and Business Systems in Asia17. Gordon Redding, Michael Harris Bond, and Michael A.Witt: Culture and the Business Systems of Asia18. Stephen J. Frenkel and Kyoung-Hee Yu: Employment Relations and Human Resource Management in Asia: Explaining Patterns in Asian Societies19. Leslie Young: Financial Systems in Asia: Where Politics Meets Development20. Axele Giroud: MNEs in Asian Business Systems21. Arnoud De Meyer: National RandD Systems and Technology Development in Asia22. Arie Y. Lewin and Xing Zhong: The Co-evolution of Global Sourcing of Business Support Functions and the Economic Development of Asian Emerging Economies23. Peter Ping Li and Gordon Redding: Social Capital in Asia: Its Dual Nature and Function24. Richard W. Carney and Michael A. Witt: The Role of the State in Asian Business Systems25. Shige Makino and Daphne W. Yiu: A Survey of Strategic Behaviour and Firm Performance in AsiaPART III EVOLUTIONARY TRAJECTORIES26. Regina M. Abrami: Pictures of the Past: Historical Influences in Contemporary Asian Business Systems27. Solee Shin and Gary G. Hamilton: Beyond Production: Changing Dynamics of Asian Business Groups28. Richard Whitley: Change and Continuity in East Asian Business SystemsPART IV CONCLUSIONS29. Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding: Asian Business Systems: Implications and Perspectives for Comparative Business Systems and Varieties of Capitalism Research30. Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt: Asian Business Systems: Implications for Managerial Practice