New Challenges and Evolving Capabilities
Since the bursting of Japan’s bubble economy, from 1990 onwards, its multinational companies (MNCs) have faced new competitive challenges, and questions about the management practices on which they had built their initial success in global markets. Japanese engagement in the international economy...
To Be Published December 4th 2015 by Routledge
Diversity, Resilience and Sustainable Growth
The 25 years leading up to the international financial crisis have been depicted as ‘capitalism unleashed’, containing deregulation, privatisation, demutualisation and financialisation. Yet remarkably, given this economic and political context, co-operatives and mutuals appear to have been gaining...
Published April 3rd 2015 by Routledge
From People to Profits
Series: Working in Asia
The global impact of so-called ‘offshoring’, including of information technology (IT) and related services, continues to be a topic of great interest to academics, practitioners and policy makers. The Indian IT industry has sustained high levels of growth in revenues and employment since the late...
Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge
This edited collection examines the changing contours of Korean management and business, presenting recent scholarly research into this important Asian economic player. As one of the original ‘Little Dragon’ or ‘Tiger’ economies, South Korea has grown and prospered since the early years of the...
Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge
Issues and Challenges
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...
Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
A Global Research Perspective
This book examines the vital nature of the subject of leadership in Asia and looks, in particular, at the processes and practices within the Asia Pacific region. It describes how leadership processes differ across various regions and teaches managers how to better employ these processes in order to...
Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge
The First Decade of the New Millennium
This book examines the directions in which various structures and processes of management and business are moving in South East Asia, covering Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. It aims to update previous works in the field covering management and business in these countries. It goes on to...
Published May 31st 2013 by Routledge
Managers, Markets and the Globalized Economy
Whither Chinese management? The Middle Kingdom has come a long way since the economic reforms were introduced after 1978. As ownership has opened up and has become more fragmented, the state-owned firms no longer dominate the scene, nor does their management model. Managing has also become more...
Published February 14th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Key Guides
@text:A concise, jargon-free guide that covers the main practices and theories that constitute human resource management (HRM). The entries, defined and discussed by a range of international contributors, are drawn from following areas: Employee resourcing The management of employee rewards...
Published September 29th 2010 by Routledge
Series: Working in Asia
Vietnam has emerged from long periods of colonialization, wars and ideological conflicts to become an important economic force within Asia and a promising destination for international business ventures. The latest book in the popular Working in Asia series, The Changing Face of Vietnamese...
Published May 5th 2010 by Routledge