1st Edition

Management in Transitional Economies From the Berlin Wall to the Great Wall of China

    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    224 Pages
    by Routledge

    Based on extensive research, this comparative study examines the past, present and future of management in the transitional economies of East and Central Europe, Russia, the People's Republic of China, and Vietnam. It discusses the nature of the transition process, identifying different transition paths, highlighting common features and outlining useful theoretical approaches. Each chapter covers a wide range of aspects of management in the countries covered, including details of the historical and cultural background, the transition process, and both external and internal factors, and the macro and micro situation. Its multidisciplinary approach, makes this book suitable for both a practitioner and an academic readership

    Part 1: System Change  1. Introduction: From Plan to Market  Part 2: Country and Regional Studies  2. Central Europe 1: Successful Transformation  3. Central Europe 2: 'Valleys of Tears'  4. Russia: The Hard Road from Perestroika  5. China: Crossing the River by Feeling the Stones  6. Vietnam: A Pragmatic Hybrid Model  Part 3: Synthesis and Conclusions  7. Conclusions: Process and Outcomes


    Malcolm Warner, Professor and Fellow, Wolfson College and Judge Institute of Management, University of Cambridge
    Vincent Edwards, Professor and Director, Centre for Research into East European Business (CREEB), Buckinghamshire, Chilterns University College
    Gennadij Polonsky, Management Consultant, St. Petersburg, Russia
    Danijel Pucko, Professor, Economic Faculty, Ljubliana University
    Ying Zhu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Management, University of Melbourne