Asian management systems : Chinese, Japanese, and Korean styles of business / Min Chen

Author(s): Chen, Min, 1957-
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Subjects: Management--East Asia
Comparative management
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
Series: Thunderbird/Routledge series in international management
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: xi, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Introduction 1
1. Major comparative management models 11
2. Understanding national competitiveness: East-West comparisons 25
3. Sun Tzu's strategic thinking and contemporary business 39
4. Guanxi dynamics and network building 52
5. The Overseas Chinese: their origins and operational environment 69
6. The Chinese family business: organizational challenges and competitive edge 84
7. Competitive Chinese business strategies in ASEAN 96
8. The evolving environment of the Chinese State Enterprises 113
9. Reforming managerial mechanisms of Chinese State Enterprises 128
10. Comparative Chinese managerial systems 144
11. Government-business relations in Japan and Korea 151
12. Comparative large Japanese and Korean business groups 166
13. Japanese management style 180
14. Developing competitive advantages of Japanese companies 197
15. Managerial styles of Korean companies 213
16. Comparative Japanese and Korean management systems 228
17. Understanding Chinese and Japanese negotiating styles 237
18. Comparing Japanese general trading companies and Chinese foreign trade companies 249
19. The Japanese distribution system in transition 263
20. Unlocking joint venture potentials in China 279
Conclusion 293
Index 302
Notes: LCCN: 94017741
ISBN: 0415116503
ISBN: 0415116511 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Pt. 1. Conceptual framework : Major comparative management models -- Understanding national competitiveness: East-West comparisons -- Sun Tzu's strategic thinking and contemporary business -- Guanxi dynamics and network building. Pt. 2. Comparative Chinese management systems : The overseas Chinese: their origins and operational environment -- The Chinese family business: organizational challenges and competitive edge -- Competitive Chinese business strategies in ASEAN -- The evolving environment of the Chinese State Enterprises -- Reforming managerial mechanisms of Chinese State Enterprises --Comparative Chinese managerial systems. Pt. 3. Comparative Japanese and Korean management systems : Government-business relations in Japan and Korea -- Comparative large Japanese and Korean business groups -- Japanese management style -- Developing competitive advantages of Japanese companies -- Managerial styles of Korean companies -- Comparative Japanese and Korean management systems. Pt. 4. Coping with different managemnt systems : Understanding Chinese and Japanese negotiating styles -- Comparing Japanese general trading companies and Chinese foreign trade companies -- The Japanese distribution system in transition -- Unlocking joint venture potentials in China
OCLC Number: 30518698
ISBN/ISSN: 0415116503
0415116511