Title

Catalyst for Change: Chinese Business in Asia

Publication Type

Edited Book

Publication Date

2014

Abstract

This book serves as a textbook for courses on Asian studies with a focus on ethnic Chinese entrepreneurs and business management in Asia. It provides a comprehensive Asian perspective on the organizational peculiarities and changing business practices of ethnic Chinese businesses and their leaders who continue to form the backbone of Asia's dynamic economies. The book features selected chapters written by reputable scholars on Chinese business, covering diverse and yet closely related topics such as the role of ethnic identity, trust, guanxi, Chineseness, leadership, change management, learning and knowledge management in organizations owned and managed by ethnic Chinese.

Keywords

Chinese diaspora, Business networks, economic activities, Chinese

Discipline

Asian Studies | Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations

Research Areas

Strategy and Organisation; Humanities

ISBN

9789814452410

Publisher

World Scientific

City or Country

Singapore

Additional URL

http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/853313533