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Asian Business and Management Practices

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As a rapidly rising force in the global market, Asian countries hold opportunities for growth and development. However, in order to successfully gain entry into this new part of the market, it will first be necessary to understand the motives and background behind Asian economies. Asian Business and Management Practices: Trends and Global Considerations analyzes the various strategies found in the Asian economic market. Showcasing a broad range of countries in Southeast Asia in addition to China and India, this publication is a broad, widely encompassing resource for academics, PhD students, experts, policymakers, and government officials interested in understanding the background and applications behind business success in Asia.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
    1. TARGET AUDIENCE
    2. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
    3. REFERENCES
  6. Introduction
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Chapter 1: Roles of Culture for Knowledge Sharing in Asian Virtual Teams
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. 3. CASE BACKGROUND
    5. 4. RESEARCH FRAMEWORK AND PROPOSITIONS
    6. 5. DISCUSSION
    7. 6. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE STUDIES
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 2: Are You Ready for Change?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INDEPENDENT VARIABLES
    4. DEPENDENT VARIABLE
    5. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND HYPOTHESES
    6. METHODOLOGY
    7. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
    8. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 3: From Ancient Chinese Sages to Modern People Management Principles
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINING MANAGEMENT AND PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
    4. EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AND TRUST
    5. PARTICIPATION AND EMPOWERMENT
    6. MERIT-BASED SELECTION
    7. TALENT ATTRACTION AND RETENTION
    8. CONTRIBUTION-BASED REWARD
    9. LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY
    10. CHANGE AND INNOVATION
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 4: The Practice of Open Innovation in Chinese Enterprises
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. ENDNOTES
  11. Chapter 5: Using a Hybrid System Composed of Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms for Financial Forecasting
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NEURAL NETWORK
    4. MODELS EVALUATION
    5. GENETIC ALGORITHMS IN BUILDING ARTIFICIAL NEURAL NETWORKS
    6. NEURAL NETWORK OPTIMIZATION WITH GENETIC ALGORITHMS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 6: Alliance-Adding Cluster Means Icing on the Cake
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THEORY AND HYPOTHESIS
    4. 3. RESEARCH METHODS
    5. 4. RESULT ANALYSIS
    6. 5. DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 7: A Study on Consumers' Attitudes towards Purchasing Decisions through Facebook in Malaysia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. ONLINE SHOPPING
    4. 3. SOCIAL NETWORKING
    5. 4. SECURITY
    6. 5. ADVERTISING
    7. 6. PRODUCT PERFORMANCE
    8. 7. RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    9. 8. RESEARCH DESIGN
    10. 9. RELIABILITY ANALYSIS
    11. 10. PEARSON CORRELATION
    12. 11. HYPOTHESES TESTING
    13. 12. DISCUSSION
    14. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    15. REFERENCES
    16. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Chapter 8: China's Techno-Nationalism in the Global Era
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    4. REFERENCES
    5. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 9: Negative Impact of Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) Promotion on Indian Patients
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    4. 3. SCOPE OF STUDY
    5. 4. METHODOLOGY
    6. 5. RESULT, ANALYSIS, AND INTERPRETATION
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 10: Huawei's Battle
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. AIM OF THE CHAPTER
    4. THE MEANING OF AN EMERGING POWER
    5. THE EMERGENCE OF HUAWEI
    6. THE AUSTRALIAN HUAWEI MANAGEMENT: “FORMER CHINESE ENEMIES”
    7. COLD WAR LEGACIES
    8. HUAWEI AND THE AUSTRALIAN “DEPUTY SHERIFF”
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Organisational Success
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. KIPs
    5. LEADERSHIP
    6. INNOVATION
    7. REPUTATION
    8. EMPLOYEE SATISFACTION
    9. GAPS IN THE LITERATURE
    10. DISCUSSION
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. KEYWORDS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. APPENDIX
  18. Chapter 12: Government Policy Interventions and Performance of Indian Engineering Industries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    4. THREE PHASES OF POLICY
    5. CHAPTER SUMMARY
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 13: Fishermen on Oman's Batinah Coast
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OMAN AND HER FISHERMEN: A REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    9. REFERENCES
    10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. ENDNOTES
  20. Chapter 14: A Conceptual Framework for Achieving Flexibility at Strategic Level in Large- and Medium-Scale Indian Manufacturing Organizations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DESIGN OF STUDY
    4. DISCUSSION
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. APPENDIX 1
    10. APPENDIX 2
    11. APPENDIX 3
    12. APPENDIX 4
  21. Chapter 15: Relationship between Company's Intellectual Capital and Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. 1. AN OVERVIEW OF INDIAN IT INDUSTRY
    4. 2. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    5. 3. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. 4. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION
    7. 5. FINDINGS AND CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  22. Chapter 16: An Importance Sampling Method for Expectation of Portfolio Credit Risk
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. THE NORMAL COPULA MODEL
    4. 3. IMPORTANCE SAMPLING ON EXPECTATION
    5. 4. NUMERICAL EVALUATION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  23. Chapter 17: Intellectual Capital in Malaysian SMEs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
    4. 3. COMPONENTS OF INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL
    5. 4. INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE
    6. 5. RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    7. 6. METHODOLOGY
    8. 7. DEMOGRAPHIC PROFILE OF THE RESPONDENTS
    9. 8. RELIABILITY OF THE INSTRUMENT
    10. 9. PEARSON CORRELATION TEST
    11. 10. TESTING OF RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    12. 11. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    13. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    14. REFERENCES
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  24. Chapter 18: The Bhagavad-Gita and Business Ethics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION AND OBJECTIVE OF THIS CHAPTER
    3. 2. METHODOLOGY
    4. 3. ETHICS
    5. 4. BUSINESS ETHICS
    6. 5. CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN BUSINESS ETHICS
    7. 6. INDIAN CULTURE AND BUSINESS ETHICS
    8. 7. THE BHAGAVAD-GITA
    9. 8. BUSINESS ETHICS FROM THE BHAGAVAD-GITA
    10. 9. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. ENDNOTES
  25. Glossary
  26. Related References
  27. Compilation of References
  28. About the Contributors