1st Edition

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





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ISBN 9780415336703
Published April 18, 2005 by Routledge
224 Pages

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

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

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Biography

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