Based on Party and state documents, Chinese newspaper reports and surveys, the Chinese and Western scholarly literature and the author's own fieldwork, this important study examines the private sector as a case study of the mechanics of reform in China, emphasizing the relationships among local officials, private businesses, and central policy. The book traces the growth of private business in China since 1978 and focuses on the interaction between private sector policy and other reforms and examines how this has affected China's political economy.
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Argues that the existence and maintenance of an evil organization is a complex interaction of individuals, organizations, and environmental factors. The book achieves five distinct objectives: it gives professionals, scholars, and students a broad understanding of evil from a conceptual and practical vantage; it provides a scientific paradigm for interdisciplinary research and theory; it serves as a synthesis linking the divergent, interdisciplinary perspectives on evil into a cohesive whole, making it the seminal work in the field; it provides a better understanding of the potential relationships between organizational evil and various aspects of organizational functioning; and it integrates a philosophical and pragmatic understanding of organizational evil into a coherent approach to management and administration in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.