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Author Yan, Qinghuang,
Title Ethnic Chinese business in Asia : history, culture and business enterprise / Yen Ching-hwang, University of Adelaide, Australia.
Imprint [Hackensack], New Jersey : World Scientific, [2014]

Author Yan, Qinghuang,
Subject Corporations, Chinese -- Asia.
Chinese -- Asia -- Economic conditions.
Business networks -- China.
Business networks -- Asia.
International business enterprises -- China.
International business enterprises -- Asia.
Entrepreneurship -- China.
Entrepreneurship -- Asia.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 519 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The making of the ethnic Chinese communities in Southeast Asia -- Historical roots of the Chinese and ethnic Chinese businesses -- The rise of modern ethnic Chinese business enterprise -- Ethnic Chinese family business and conglomerates -- The concepts of xinyong and guanxi -- The ethnic Chinese businessmen and entrepreneurship and ethnic Chinese management -- The ethnic Chinese business in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Summary "Provides a broad introduction to the ethnic Chinese business in Asia, with focus on the ethnic Chinese in East and Southeast Asia. The growing interest in ethnic Chinese business reflects its importance in these two regional economies, and its relations with China's economy--the world's new economic powerhouse. It examines the nature and characteristics of the ethnic Chinese business, such as business networks, family business and conglomerates, concepts of xinyong and guanxi, and entrepreneurship and management. It also examines the input of history and culture in the formation and operation of ethnic Chinese business. The second half of the book is devoted to detailed regional studies, covering the Chinese in Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, Hong Kong and Taiwan"-- Provided by publisher.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789814317535 (electronic bk.)
9814317535 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 859536407
Additional Format Print version: Yan, Qinghuang. Ethnic Chinese business in Asia 9789814317528 (DLC) 2013028180 (OCoLC)613431033