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  • Information, Incentives and Bargaining in the Japanese Economyby Masahiko Aoki

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This book is not another parable of Japan's economic success; it provides rich and systematic descriptions of Japanese microeconomic institutions. more...

  • All Together Nowby Gail Voisin

    Dundurn 2011; US$ 8.99

    Achieving outstanding personal and organizational success in our busy, chaotic world requires a leading-edge set of skills for 21st-century executives and leaders. All Together Now teaches executives and leaders to align the three key areas of Vision, Leadership, and Wellness to measure and sustain high performance levels. more...

  • British Management Thought (Routledge Revivals)by John Child

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1969, British Management Thought is an indispensable text for anyone with a critical interest in the development of British management philosophy, from management teachers, through to informed managers, sociologists and historians. Utilizing detailed documentary evidence, Dr. Child traces and assesses the emergence and development... more...

  • The Limits of Convergenceby Mauro F. Guillén

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 46.00 US$ 36.80

    This book challenges the widely accepted notion that globalization encourages economic convergence--and, by extension, cultural homogenization--across national borders. A systematic comparison of organizational change in Argentina, South Korea, and Spain since 1950 finds that global competition forces countries to exploit their distinctive strengths,... more...

  • Indonesian Living Standardsby John Strauss; Kathleen Beegle; Agus Dwiyanto; Yulia Herawati; Daan Pattinasarany; Elan Satriawan; Bondan Sikoki; Sukamdi; Firman Witoelar

    RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 38.90

    The Asian financial crisis in 1997–98 was a serious blow to what had been a thirty-year period of rapid growth in East and Southeast Asia. This book uses the Indonesia Family Life Surveys (IFLS) from late 1997 and late 2000 to examine changes in many different dimensions of living standards of Indonesians from just before the start of the crisis... more...

  • Living Standards in the Pastby Robert C. Allen; Tommy Bengtsson; Martin Dribe

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 234.99 US$ 202.09

    When did Europe pull ahead of Asia in terms of living standards? A number of well-known scholars compare economic and demographic indicators of well-being in the pre-industrial period. The emerging picture is not one of great differences, but of considerable similarities in standard of living between Europe and Asia before the Industrial Revolution. more...

  • Marketing Competences and Strategic Flexibility in Chinaby Yonggui Wang; Richard Li-Hua

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 125.00

    Today's China presents a unique setting for organizations. Through an examination of current Chinese business, this book addresses its business culture and environment. In particular, it considers how firms build distinctive capabilities of organizational learning and strategic flexibility to achieve superior customer-focused performance. more...

  • China Management Handbookby Frank Sieren; Engelbert Boos; Christine Boos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 145.00

    With China's accession to the WTO in Spring 2002 it is essential that Western investors and business people get an effective 'tool kit' which enables them to succeed in the highly competitive Chinese market and to deal with the issues and changes that the WTO will bring. As a guide for western investors this book gives the answer to the 100 most crucial... more...

  • Asian Post-Crisis Managementby Usha C.V. Haley; Frank-Jürgen Richter

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 205.00

    This book examines the key issues faced by the managers of multinational companies, and contains cutting-edge strategies and practices designed to enable managers and policy makers to weather the Asian financial and economic storms. Asian Post-Crisis Management shows how to position companies and governments in Asia for sustainable competitive advantage,... more...

  • Regionale Wettbewerbsvorteileby Falk Werner Raschke

    Gabler Verlag 2009; US$ 59.46

    Falk Werner Raschke gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über das Clusterkonzept nach Michael E. Porter, das zu den wichtigsten Instrumenten der strategischen Unternehmensführung und der politischen Gestaltung von Wirtschaftsräumen gehört. Das Buch kann als Einführung in die mikroökonomischen Grundlagen regionaler Wettbewerbsfähigkeit gelesen, als Vorlage... more...