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The Future of Chinese Management
Studies in Asia Pacific Business

ISBN 9780203009598
Published November 23, 2004 by Routledge
230 Pages

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Book Description

The papers that comprise this study examine the ongoing state of management reforms in the People's Republic of China. The contributors explain how and why these reforms came about and where they are heading.

Table of Contents

Introduction - Chinese management in perspective, Malcolm Warner; human resource management "with Chinese characteristics" - a comparative study of the People's Republic of China and Taiwan, Malcolm Warner and Ying Zhu; the diffusion of human resource management practices among Chinese firms - the role of Western multinational corporations, Ingmar Bjorkman; the significance of tripartite consultation in China, Simon clarke and Chang-Hee Lee; sharing knowledge and decision power in Sino-foreign joint ventures, Dominique Jolly; adjustment of third-country national expatriates in China, Jan Selmer; the supervisotry board in Chinese listed companies - problems, causes, consequences and remedies, Jay Dahya, Yusuf Karbhari and Jason Zezong Xiao; which managers trust employees? ownership variations in china's transitional economy, Yuan Wang; WTO accession and the mangerial challenges for manufacturing sectors in China, Godfrey Yeung and VIncent Mok; China's entry to the WTO - prospects and managerial implicatins for foreign life insurance companies, Man-Kwong Leung and Trevor Young; conclusions - the future of Chinese management, Malcolm Warner.

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Dr Malcolm Warner (Professor and Fellow Emeritus, Wolfson College, and Judge Business School, University Of Cambridge, UK).


'The book offers a sound methodology and solid evidence about the current status of HRM practices in China and their probable future development, and it will be of use to practitioners, managers and researchers.' - The China Journal