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Advancing Technologies for Asian Business and Economics

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Business in Asia is governed, as elsewhere around the globe, by a burgeoning amount of information in the form of analytics, knowledge, and research.Advancing Technologies for Asian Business and Economics: Information Management Developments offers the latest research available within the field of information management as it pertains to the Asian business market. The book promotes and coordinates developments in the field of Asian and Chinese studies, as well as presents strategic roles of IT and management towards sustainable development with emphasis on practical aspects in Asia. It provides a comprehensive resource for policymakers, government officials, academicians, and practitioners, with a wealth of valuable research on theories and practices which underpin successful business and management in Asia.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. THE BIRTH OF THE JOURNAL
    3. CONTENTS OF THE BOOK
    4. COMING CHALLENGES OF THE JOURNAL
  6. Section 1: Chinese Cultural Values and Industry
    1. Chapter 1: Local Milieu in Developing China’s Cultural and Creative Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. POLICY BACKGROUND OF THE CASE OF NANLUOGUXIANG
      4. COLLECTVE CREATIVITY AND CREATIVE MILIEU
      5. DADA AND RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      6. THE GENESIS OF CREATIVE MILIEU AT NANLUOGUXIANG
      7. CAFES AND BARS AS MEETING PLACES IN THE PHYSICAL MILIEU
      8. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
    2. Chapter 2: Australian Businesses in China
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. EXAMINING THE CULTURAL GAP
      4. THE DISTANCE BETWEEN AUSTRALIAN AND CHINESE CULTURE
      5. THE STUDY ON AUSTRALIAN BUSINESSES IN CHINA
      6. THE SAMPLE
      7. RESULTS AND FINDINGS
      8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Confucianism Values for Transformational Leadership Development in the Chinese Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THE BROAD PURPOSE OF THIS PAPER
      4. 3. METHODOLOGY
      5. 4. TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
      6. 5. CONFUCIUS AND CONFUCIANISM VALUES
      7. 6. CONFUCIANISM AND VALUE BASED TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: Study on Cultural Commercialization and Public Consumption
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. CULTURAL COMMERCIALIZATION
      4. 3. THE PUBLIC’S CULTURAL CONSUMPTION
      5. 4. THE PROCESS OF CULTURAL COMMERCIALIZATION IN CHINA
      6. 5. THE PUBLIC’S CULTURAL CONSUMPTION IN CHINA
      7. 6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 5: The Interactive Relationship between Corporate Cultures, Leadership Style and Knowledge Management
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. THE IMPACT OF CORPORATE CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      4. 1. THE INFLUENCE OF CORPORATE CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE ABSORPTION
      5. 2. THE INFLUENCE OF CORPORATE CULTURE ON KNOWLEDGE CREATION
      6. 3. THE INFLUENCES OF CORPORATE CULTURE ON THE KNOWLEDGE DISSEMINATION AND KNOWLEDGE SHARING
      7. 4. THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF CORPORATE CULTURES ON KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
      8. 3. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 6: Interactive Strategies for Cultural Heritage Tourism and Macau City Development
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. SURVEY ANALYSIS
      6. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 7: Embracing Guanxi
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FOUNDATIONS OF GUANXI: THE LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. GUANXI AND CONFUCIANISM
      5. GUANXI: THE WESTERN AND CHINESE PERCEPTIONS OF ESTABLISHING ‘TRUST’
      6. THE CLASH OF BUSINESS CULTURES
      7. EMBRACING GUANXI: A SHIFT IN PERCEPTION
      8. IMPLICATIONS OF GUANXI IN THE BUSINESS CONTEXT
  7. Section 2: Marketing in Asia
    1. Chapter 8: A Study of Customer Satisfaction of an Automotive Company in Malaysia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. BENEFITS OF EFFECTS OF CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
      5. FACTORS LEAD TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION
      6. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      7. THE SURVEY DESIGN
      8. DATA COLLECTION METHOD
      9. RESPONDENTS TARGET AND SAMPLE SIZE
      10. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: Creating a Chinese “Miele”?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE INFLUENCE OF COUNTRY-OF-ORIGIN EFFECTS ON BRAND PERCEPTION
      4. MIELE – A GERMAN STORY OF SUCCESS
      5. HAIER – THE CHINESE RESPONSE?
      6. ASYMMETRIES IN BRAND PERCEPTION
      7. MIELE AND HAIER – RETHINKING CONSUMER PERCEPTION?
  8. Section 3: Economic Development and Investments
    1. Chapter 10: Chinese Investments in Italy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MNEs FROM EMERGING COUNTRIES AND GO GLOBAL: AN OVERVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      4. 3. ITALY AND THE GO GLOBAL EFFECT
      5. 4. CLOSING REMARKS
    2. Chapter 11: Entry Strategies into the P.R.C. for Post Recession Wealth Management Service
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHODS
      5. DATA ANALYSIS AND HYPOTHESES TESTING
      6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 12: Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CONCLUSIONS
    4. Chapter 13: No Strategy is an Island to Itself
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORY AND HYPOTHESES
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 14: Study on the New Tendency of the International Industry Shifts and Chinese Enterprise Implementation Tactics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. MULTINATIONAL CORPORATION INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY SHIFT NEW TENDENCY
      4. 2. CHINA FACES THE NEW OPPORTUNITY WITH CHALLENGES
      5. 3. CHINA ACCEPTS THE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL SHIFT PROSPECT AND SUPERIORITY
      6. 4. CHINA SHOULD ADOPT COUNTERMEASURE DEALS WITH THE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY TO SHIFT NEW TENDENCY
    6. Chapter 15: Blue Ocean Strategy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ENTREPRENEURSHIP A PERSPECTIVE
      4. THE PERCEIVED CORRELATION OF CO-CREATION OF VALUE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
      5. CAPABILITY DEVELOPMENT AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRACTICES
      6. BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRACTICES
      7. EXAMPLES FROM DAILY LIFE AS WELL AS FROM THE MNCS, USING BLUE OCEAN STRATEGY WITH THE PERSPECTIVE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP PRACTICES
      8. A BUSINESS SCHOOL FOR RURAL WOMEN
      9. YESHASVINI HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME
      10. SKS MICROFINANCE
      11. PROJECT SHAKTI
      12. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 16: Study on Environmental Tax
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. ENVIRONMENTAL TAX AND ITS THEORETICAL BASIS
      4. 3. STATUS OF RESEARCH ON ENVIRONMENTAL TAX
      5. 4. INTERNATIONAL PRACTICE AND EXPERIENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL TAXES
      6. 5. ENVIRONMENT-RELATED TAXES IN CHINA AND THEIR PROBLEMS
      7. 6. STRATEGY FOR THE BUILDING OF CHINA’S ENVIRONMENTAL TAX SYSTEM
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 17: Study on Chinese Low Carbon Economic Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH OVERVIEW
      4. RESEARCH ON CONNOTATIONS AND FEATURES
      5. RESEARCH ON NECESSITY AND POSSIBILITY
      6. RESEARCH ON CHINESE POLICIES ON LOW CARBON ECONOMY
      7. STATUS QUO AND LIMITS OF CHINESE LOW CARBON ECONOMY
      8. LIMITS ON SHIFTING TO LOW CARBON ECONOMY
      9. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY OF CHINESE LOW CARBON ECONOMIC MODEL
      10. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Managerial Issues in China
    1. Chapter 18: Mutual Guarantee Systems of Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in China
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. THEORY OF SELF-ORGANIZATION
      4. 3. SELF-ORGANIZING CHARACTERISTIC OF SMES MUTUAL GUARANTEE SYSTEM
      5. 4. DEVELOPMENT SUGGESTIONS OF MGS BASED ON SELF-ORGANIZATION THEORY
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 19: A Trilogy of Unfortunate Events in China
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. A TRILOGY OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS IN CHINA
      4. REFLECTING ON THE MANAGEMENT OF CRISES
      5. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    3. Chapter 20: Implementation Concerns of Scholar-Practitioners
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RESEARCH DESIGN
      4. FINDINGS
      5. DISCUSSIONS AND IMPLICATIONS
  10. Compilation of References
  11. About the Contributors
  12. Index