Business Leaders and Leadership in Asia
The Chinese and Indian Corporate Economies: A Comparative History of their Search for Economic Renaissance and Globalization
Women, Labour and the Economy in India: From Migrant Menservants to Uprooted Girl Children Maids
Development Agenda and Donor Influence in South Asia: Bangladesh's Experiences in the PRSP Regime
Susan Freeman, Ying Zhu, Malcolm Warner
July 01, 2020
This book explores the importance of entrepreneurs in driving economic growth as the world economy grows and becomes more integrated and more challenging. It examines the situation in both advanced and developing countries and shows how the entrepreneurial orientation of the founders of small and...
March 04, 2020
South Korea known as the hermit kingdom was wrenched from its isolation in the mid-seventies with the forced industialisation of its economy by Park Chung-hee during his dictatorial regime. This led South Korea to becoming the most rapidly industialised country in the world with world class...
Ying Zhu, Shuang Ren, Ngan Collins, Malcolm Warner
December 12, 2019
The quality of its business leadership is a key issue for the future development of Asia’s economies. Although Asia’s economies have grown spectacularly in recent decades, they are currently facing increasing challenges. This book explores the current state of business leaders and leadership in...
John Beson, Ying Zhu, Howard Gospel
December 12, 2019
Economic growth in Asia over the past half century has led to significant changes in societies, business organization and the nature of work. This has been accompanied by the rise in some countries of trade unions and also of employers’ associations. This book explores the nature of employers’...
Byoung-Hoon Lee, Ng Sek-Hong, Russell D Lansbury
September 19, 2019
Recent developments in the world economy, including deindustrialisation and the digital revolution, have led to an increasingly individualistic relationship between workers and employers, which in turn has weakened labour movements and worker representation. However, this process is not universal,...
Yuan Li, Markus Taube
September 18, 2019
China’s New Silk Road initiative constitutes one of the most ambitious projects in recent decades designed to change the pattern of the global economic division of labour as well as the geostrategic balance of power. It has the potential to create a new fabric of industrial value creation that...
January 17, 2019
This is a compelling analysis of the corporate economies of China and India, which are having a huge impact not just on the international economy, but also in the geopolitical and international strategy sphere as a result of an accelerated globalisation by these two countries, which is unleashing...
January 11, 2019
This book examines the diffusion of economic ideas in East Asia, assessing the impact of external ideas on internal theory and practice. It considers economists from Adam Smith onwards, including Marx, Keynes, Hayek and contemporary economists, and covers the subject both historically and also...
Deepita Chakravarty, Ishita Chakravarty
October 26, 2018
The last available census estimated around 10 per cent of total urban working women in India are concentrated in the low paid domestic services such as cleaning, cooking, and taking care of the children and the elderly. This is found to be much higher in certain parts of India, emerging as the...
CHI DO-PHAM, Binh Tran-Nam
August 10, 2018
This book, written by economists of Vietnamese origin, is an extremely comprehensive collection on economic issues facing Vietnam. The spectrum of topics covered includes macroeconomics, microeconomics, international trade, agriculture, education, communication, institutional reforms, income...
Mohammad Mizanur Rahman
June 28, 2018
Policy ownership of development agenda emerged as an important aspect in international development cooperation during the 1990s in the wake of evident failures of reform initiatives in developing countries steered by donor agencies, particularly the international financial institutions (IFIs), the...
April 25, 2018
This book explores why Japan, despite being a world leader in many high technology industries such as automobiles and consumer electronics, is only a minor player in the global pharmaceutical industry. Japan provides a huge market for pharmaceuticals as the second largest consumer of prescription...