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.
Vietnamese Labour Militancy Capital-labour antagonisms and self-organised struggles
Business Leaders and Leadership in Asia
By Shahrukh Rafi Khan
March 08, 2022
This book analyses economic successes in South Asia and the reasons why they emerge by offering an in-depth analysis of a few case studies against the backdrop of overall policy context and economic performance of these countries. Offering a brief comparative review of South Asia in a global ...
By Joe Buckley
December 30, 2021
This book explores how capital-labour relations and antagonisms structure forms of militancy in Vietnam and shows that Vietnamese labour militancy is in line with global trends of worker activism.Vietnamese labour politics is undergoing significant changes, with a new Labour code that became law in...
By 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 ...
By Ruth Taplin
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- ...
By 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 ...
By Susan Freeman, Ying Zhu, Malcolm Warner
June 15, 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 ...
By Ruth Taplin
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 ...
By 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 ...
By 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’ ...
By Byoung-Hoon Lee, Ng Sek-Hong, Russell D. Lansbury
September 18, 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, ...
By Yuan Li, Markus Taube
September 11, 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 ...
By Raj Brown
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 ...