The pace of reform for China’s enterprises of all kinds has quickened as they seek to cope with the challenges of self-determination in a rapidly evolving context of difficult social and welfare changes, and the realities of increasing global competition. This book explores these challenges from the perspective of the enterprise. It includes discussion of current and likely future overall trends, reports on new research findings on the true extent of governance and accounting reforms within enterprises, and considers the impact of increasing global competition on strategy, business relationships and management culture in a range of different kinds of enterprises.
1. Introduction David H. Brown and Alasdair MacBean 2. Challenges for China and Europe Fan Gang and Lord Powell 3. Does the class of shareholdings affect performance in Chinese publicly listed companies? Guy S. Liu and Sandy Pei Sun 4. Corporatisation of China's SOEs and Corporate Governance Jean Jinghan Chen 5. Governance of Chinese State Owned Enterprises Cheng Wei-Qui and Philip Lawton 6. Insights into strategy development in China's TVEs David H. Brown, Yong Zhang and Hantang Qi 7. Value Creation in Chinese and European Business Relationships Kevin Yeoh and Ian Wilkinson 8. Guanxi, Relationship Marketing and Business Strategy Yunyan Li, Martin F. Parnell and Nick Hawkins 9. Cultural and institutional context for management control in mainland China and the UK Dermot Williamson 10. Chinese style of business as seen from a regional perspective Tony Fang