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.
Changing Labour Policies and Organization of Work in China Impact on Firms and Workers
Cyber Risk, Intellectual Property Theft and Cyberwarfare Asia, Europe and the USA
Business Leaders and Leadership in Asia
The Chinese and Indian Corporate Economies A Comparative History of their Search for Economic Renaissance and Globalization
Bruno Amann, Jacques Jaussaud, Johannes Schaaper
March 31, 2021
A key question for global multinationals is how to balance in the best way the potentially conflicting demands of global efficiency and local responsiveness. Based on extensive original research over a long period, this book explores the different approaches of European and Japanese multinationals ...
Ying Zhu, Michael Webber, John Benson
December 30, 2020
The transformation of China’s economy from a centrally-planned to a market-oriented system has had a profound impact on management systems and practices at the firm level, particularly changes to the organization of work. One of the consequences of this is increasing social disparity reflected ...
November 13, 2020
The desire to steal the intellectual property (IP) of others, be they creative individuals or company teams working in patent pools to create new innovations, remains the same. Political methods have become more sophisticated in terms of devaluing the output of creative humans by creating open- ...
Carsten Herrmann-Pillath, Guo Man, Feng Xingyuan
October 27, 2020
This book focuses on Shenzhen, one of China’s most globalized metropolises, a leading centre of high-tech industries and, as a melting pot of migrants from all over China, a place of vibrant cultural creativity. While in the early stages of Shenzhen’s development this vibrant cultural creativity ...
Susan Freeman, Ying Zhu, Malcolm Warner
July 01, 2020
This book explores the importance of entrepreneurs in driving economic growth as the world economy grows and becomes more integrated and more challenging. It examines the situation in both advanced and developing countries and shows how the entrepreneurial orientation of the founders of small and ...
March 04, 2020
South Korea known as the hermit kingdom was wrenched from its isolation in the mid-seventies with the forced industialisation of its economy by Park Chung-hee during his dictatorial regime. This led South Korea to becoming the most rapidly industialised country in the world with world class ...
Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner
December 12, 2019
The quality of its business leadership is a key issue for the future development of Asia’s economies. Although Asia’s economies have grown spectacularly in recent decades, they are currently facing increasing challenges. This book explores the current state of business leaders and leadership in ...
John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel
December 12, 2019
Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’ ...
Byoung-Hoon Lee, Ng Sek-Hong, Russell D. Lansbury
September 19, 2019
Recent developments in the world economy, including deindustrialisation and the digital revolution, have led to an increasingly individualistic relationship between workers and employers, which in turn has weakened labour movements and worker representation. However, this process is not universal, ...
Yuan Li, Markus Taube
September 18, 2019
China’s New Silk Road initiative constitutes one of the most ambitious projects in recent decades designed to change the pattern of the global economic division of labour as well as the geostrategic balance of power. It has the potential to create a new fabric of industrial value creation that ...
January 17, 2019
This is a compelling analysis of the corporate economies of China and India, which are having a huge impact not just on the international economy, but also in the geopolitical and international strategy sphere as a result of an accelerated globalisation by these two countries, which is unleashing ...
January 11, 2019
This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also ...