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Adjustment of MNE Geographic Market Strategy in Responding to the Rise of Local Competitors in an Emerging Market  

J.T. Li and Zhenzhen Xie

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Mar 2019
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Sep 2018
Emerging economies are characterized by weak institutions but also a very dynamic competitive landscape. This chapter proposes that MNE subsidiaries may have to adjust their geographic ... More

Agricultural Co-operatives in China  

Li Zhao

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
Co-operatives have played a significant role in the agricultural sector in China, particularly since the promulgation of a first national co-operative law in 2007. This chapter offers an ... More

Approaches to Skills in the Asian Developmental States  

Johnny Sung and Arwen Raddon

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Feb 2017
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Mar 2017
The developmental state model was proposed in the early 1990s as a better means of understanding the mechanisms underlying the rapid growth of the Asian Tiger economies, when compared to ... More

Are Co-operatives Small? Evidence from the World Co-operative Monitor  

Chiara Carini and Maurizio Carpita

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Mar 2017
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Nov 2017
There is a widespread belief that co-operatives are small-sized enterprises. However, some reports highlight that co-operatives have larger dimensions in certain areas than other types of ... More

Asian Business Systems: Implications and Perspectives for Comparative Business Systems and Varieties of Capitalism Research  

Michael A. Witt and Gordon Redding

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
This chapter of the Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems presents a synthesis and summary of the preceding chapters. It undertakes an institutional comparison of thirteen major Asian ... More

Asian Business Systems: Implications for Managerial Practice  

Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
This concluding chapter of the Oxford Handbook of Asian Business Systems presents implications growing out of the handbook, for managers working across the business systems of Asia. It ... More

The Australian Future Fund  

Xi-Chong Xu

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Oct 2017
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Nov 2017
This chapter outlines the creation and development of the Australian Future Fund (FF), showing how and why policy makers adopted this option to manage the challenges presented by the “good ... More

Beyond Production: Changing Dynamics of Asian Business Groups  

Solee Shin and Gary G. Hamilton

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
This article examines the changes that have occurred in the domestic economies of Japan, Taiwan, and Korea in the past two decades. It examines, first, the process through which these ... More

Brokerage, Mediation, and Social Networks in the Creative Industries  

Pacey Foster and Richard E. Ocejo

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Jul 2015
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Dec 2013
Brokerage roles in creative industries have been widely recognized but rarely studied systematically. In the research that has been done, the term gatekeeper has been used to define actors ... More

Business Groups in Argentina  

Eduardo Fracchia, Luiz Mesquita, and Juan Quiroga

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
This article presents the origins and recent evolution of Argentine business groups. It provides a brief basic profile of these business groups in terms of size, ownership, governance, and ... More

Business Groups in Asia: An Institutional Perspective  

Michael Carney

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Jan 2014
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Dec 2013
This article provides an overview of business groups in Asia. It reviews leading economic, sociological, and political-economy theories of business groups and describes the projection each ... More

Business Groups in Brazil  

Dante M. Aldrighi and Fernando A. S. Postali

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
As in many other countries, business groups in Brazil are typically owned by families and owe much of their evolution and weight in the national economy to government policies. ... More

Business Groups in Chile  

Fernando Lefort

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
Chilean business groups tend to be structured as a collection of listed and non-listed companies presenting highly concentrated ownership and hanging under a listed holding company. These ... More

Business Groups in China  

Keun Lee and Young‐Sam Kang

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
Apart from some incidence in the early twentieth century, modern-style business groups emerged in China in the mid-1980s as a consequence of the reform and restructuring of state-owned ... More

Business Groups in Emerging Markets: Paragons or Parasites?  

Tarun Khanna and Yishay Yafeh

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
The ubiquity and diversity of business groups make the study of this institution fascinating. Conceptually, this hybrid organizational form between firm and market can shed new light on ... More

Business Groups in India  

Jayati Sarkar

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
The objective of this article is to examine the evolution of family business groups in India, one of the fastest-growing emerging economies in recent times and a country where business ... More

Business Groups in Israel  

Konstantin Kosenko and Yishay Yafeh

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
Business groups of various forms and types have existed in Israel almost constantly since its independence. This article begins with a brief summary of the relevant institutional and ... More

Business Groups in Mexico  

Taeko Hoshino

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
The purpose of this article is to reveal the reasons behind the growth of large Mexican business groups and the changes in their characteristics under the neo-liberal economic reforms and ... More

Business Groups in Prewar Japan: Historical Formation and Legacy  

Hideaki Miyajima and Shinya Kawamoto

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
The objective of this article is to examine the evolution and economic function of business groups, often referred to as zaibatsu, in prewar Japan. It should be noted, however, that, in ... More

Business Groups in Russia  

Sergei Guriev

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Aug 2010
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Sep 2010
This article tracks the evolution of Russian business groups since their emergence during privatization in the 1990s and the restructuring and consolidation that followed. As in other ... More

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