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Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

The aim of this series is to publish original, high-quality work by both new and established scholars on all aspects of the growth economies of Asia.

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  1. Innovation and Business Partnering in Japan, Europe and the United States

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Innovation studies and partnering/collaborative alliances are rapidly growing areas of interest. Originally combining the two areas, this book examines the role of business partnering as a pathway to innovation for small and medium enterprises – SMEs. This text outlines global and regional trends,...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Understanding Management in China

    Past, present and future

    By Malcolm Warner

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    China has become one of the fastest-growing economies ever seen in the world in recent times. In the last three decades, China has transformed itself from a command economy to a market one, albeit a nominally socialist one, and its management systems have been reformed accordingly. In the...

    Published November 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Dynamics of Asian Labour Markets

    Balancing Control and Flexibility

    Edited by John Benson, Ying Zhu

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Asia has undergone rapid economic transformation over the past two decades. Despite its constant economic growth, the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis and the resulting surge in unemployment highlighted the vulnerability of national systems that base development solely on economic growth. This book...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Korean Women Managers and Corporate Culture

    Challenging Tradition, Choosing Empowerment, Creating Change

    By Jean R. Renshaw

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    The typical view of Korean women is not as managers. The stereotype is of Korean women serving and pleasing men, or more recently as aggressive shopkeepers and bar-owners. Very little has been written to challenge this misconception. This fascinating book reveals there have always been managers...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Pakistan - The Political Economy of Growth, Stagnation and the State, 1951-2009

    By Matthew McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book provides a comprehensive reassessment of the development of the economy of Pakistan since independence to the present. It employs a rigorous statistical methodology, which has applicability to other developing economies, to define and measure episodes of growth and stagnation, and to...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Intellectual Property, Innovation and Management in Emerging Economies

    Edited by Ruth Taplin, Alojzy Z. Nowak

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    This book argues that intellectual property (IP) management development and innovation are fundamental to economic development , especially in newly emerging economies which often hold vast reserves of natural resources and human knowledge that remain unprotected. It sheds light on countries that...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Intellectual Property Valuation and Innovation

    Towards global harmonisation

    Edited by Ruth Taplin

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    With the recent global economic crisis, attitudes and practices in relation to intellectual property valuation are changing as exemplified by the dichotomy explained in this book, which makes it unique. While there has been a move towards global harmonisation in terms of valuation of both tangible...

    Published October 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. State Structure, Policy Formation, and Economic Development in Southeast Asia

    The Political Economy of Thailand and the Philippines

    By Antoinette R. Raquiza

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Why do some small, developing countries industrialize and others don’t? What factors account for different economic performance among states that are vulnerable to external shocks, crony capitalism, and political instability? This book argues that the answer lies in the structuring of state power,...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Everyday Impact of Economic Reform in China

    Management Change, Enterprise Performance and Daily Life

    By Ying Zhu, Michael Webber, John Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    During the past 30 years, China has undergone extensive economic reform, replacing the government’s administration of enterprises with increasing levels of market-oriented enterprise autonomy. At the heart of the reform are changes in the employment relationship, where state control has been...

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Special Economic Zones in Asian Market Economies

    Edited by Connie Carter, Andrew Harding

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Growth Economies of Asia

    Special Economic Zones (SEZs) have proliferated rapidly during the past decade and are set to multiply in the next – embracing not only Asia and Europe but also Africa and the Americas. This book is the first to examine the Asian experience of SEZs in China, India, Malaysia and the Philippines....

    Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge