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Macmillan Higher Education

Asian Business and Management (2nd Edition)

Theory, Practice and Perspectives

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Palgrave

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02 June 2014

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The second edition of this core textbook, edited and contributed to by recognised international authorities on the subject, outlines the critical contextual and theoretical issues of business and management in Asia and...

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The second edition of this core textbook, edited and contributed to by recognised international authorities on the subject, outlines the critical contextual and theoretical issues of business and management in Asia and offers a fresh, topical analysis of management in the major Asian nations. Featuring an accessible two-part structure and updated with the latest research, the book will enable students to assess Asian management systems and the strategies adopted by corporations and governments. The text’s thought-provoking teaching and learning tools guide students through a number of the key issues in the field, including globalization, regionalism, corporate social responsibility, ethics and sustainability.

This is an ideal textbook for upper-level undergraduates and MBA/MA students studying modules in Asian Business and Management. In addition, it is an essential text for managers and executives seeking a more realistic understanding of business and management in Asia as an evolving adaptive system.

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  • Edited by the leading authorities in the field and with contributions from over fifteen international experts
  • Dedicated companion website featuring PowerPoint slides, teaching notes and revision question answers
  • Topical case studies that demonstrate Asian management systems and allow students to assess the strategies adopted by corporations and governments
  • An engaging pedagogical framework consisting of chapter outlines and objectives, chapter summaries, review questions, web links, references and further reading
  • Situates business theory and practice in an ethical context


  • New chapters alongside extensively revised and updated content based on the latest research and developments in the field
  • Improved pedagogical features including learning activities, mini cases and discussions
  • Updated case studies with truly global coverage
Preface and Introduction
PART I: ASIAN BUSINESS SYSTEMS MAJOR ISSUES
1. The Business System of Asia; Gordon Redding
2. Asian Cultures and Business Systems in Asia; Carlos Noronha and Harukiyo Hasegawa
3. Accounting and Corporate Governance in Asia; Carlos Noronha
4. Human Resources Management in Asia; Rosalie Tung
5. Technology Development in Asia; Leonard Lynn
6. Regionalism and Production Networks in Asia; Andrew Staple
7. Sustainable Development and CSR in Asia; Philippe Debroux
PART II: VARIETIES OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN ASIA
8. The Business System of Japan; Michael Witt
9. The Business System of China; Robert Taylor
10. The Business System of India; Vipin Gupta
11. The Business System of Korea; Martin Hemmert
12 . The Business System of Singapore; Tony Garrett
13 . The Business System of Malaysia; Axele Giroud
14 . The Business System of the Philippines; Mari Kondo
15 . The Business System of Thailand; Pornkasem Kantamara
16 . The Business System of Vietnam; Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai and Mai The Cuong
Epilogue.

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Harukiyo Hasegawa is Honorary Fellow of White Rose East Asia Centre at the University of Sheffield, UK and Founding Editor of Asian Business & Management.

Carlos Noronha is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, China, Visiting Professor/Researcher at Doshisha Business School, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan and an Associate Editor of Asian Business & Management.

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Harukiyo Hasegawa is Honorary Fellow of White Rose East Asia Centre at the University of Sheffield, UK and Founding Editor of Asian Business & Management.

Carlos Noronha is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau, China, Visiting Professor/Researcher at Doshisha Business School, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan and an Associate Editor of Asian Business & Management.

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