The role of ethnic Chinese business in Southeast Asia in catalyzing economic development has been hotly debated - and often misunderstood - throughout cycles of boom and bust. This book critically examines some of the key features attributed to Chinese business: business-government relations, the family firm, trust and networks, and supposed 'Asian' values. The in-depth case studies that feature in the book reveal considerable diversity among these firms and the economic and political networks in which they manoeuvre. With contributions from leading scholars and under the impressive editorship of Jomo and Folk, Ethnic Business is a well-written, important contribution to not only students of Asian business and economics, but also professionals with an interest in those areas.... 8.3), 138, 190a3, 195a6 telephone services (Thailand) 134, 135, 136, 170a1, 202 tenders and bidding 191, 195a7, 197(Table 10.3), ... in Malaysia 78a9, 81, 86a9 Toyota 225a6 trade: intra-firm trade 221; Rejang trading system 54a5, 56a7 Trakoon, Meechai 185 transfer ... 177; and Japanese economy 227, 228 Universal Robina Corporation 95, 96, 97 upward mobility 33, 35 values: Chinese 2, 10a15;anbsp;...
|Author||:||Brian C. Folk, K. S. Jomo|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-03-07|