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Author Hipsher, Scott A.
Title The private sector's role in poverty reduction in Asia / Scott A. Hipsher.
Imprint Oxford : Chandos Publishing, 2013.

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Author Hipsher, Scott A.
Series Chandos Asian studies series : contemporary issues and trends
Chandos Asian studies series.
Subject Asia -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Asia -- Economic policy -- 21st century.
Asia -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Asia -- Social policy -- 21st century.
Poverty -- Asia.
Economic assistance -- Asia -- Case studies.
Public-private sector cooperation -- Asia.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 328 pages) : illustrations, map.
1 online resource.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Private sector's role in poverty reduction -- 2. Development : one size does not fit all -- 3. Environmental conditions in Asian developing economies -- 4. Business strategies and practices in developing economies -- 5. Asian success stories -- 6. China -- 7. Vietnam -- 8. Thailand -- 9. Cambodia -- 10. Laos PDR -- 11. Island Southeast Asia (Indonesia and the Philippines) -- 12. South Asia -- 13. Central Asia : Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan -- 14. Myanmar/Burma -- 15. Creating sustainable win-win situations.
Summary Theis book provides a practical guide for managers and individuals working in the private sector in the least developed areas of Asia to help make a difference to the lives of others. It considers the private sector's role in poverty reduction in Asia, discusses the variable nature of development, developing economy environments in Asia and business practices and strategies in these economies, and looks at creating sustainable win-win situations.
ISBN 1306177146 (ebk)
9781306177146 (ebk)
OCLC # 864747537
Additional Format Print version: 9781306177146

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