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Managerial Strategies and Practice in the Asian Business Sector

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Due in part to globalism and economic development, the Asian business sector has been rapidly expanding. Thanks to the increasing industrialization and economic growth of China and India in particular, tourism as well as business opportunities in the Asian sector are booming. Managerial Strategies and Practice in the Asian Business Sector is a comprehensive reference source for theories and practices related to business integration in Asian countries. The research presented within this timely resource closely examines a number of essential topics such as ethics, competition, and entrepreneurship in an era of globalization and economic expansion. Illustrating innovative insights concerning the development of business strategies in this growing region, this book is an invaluable reference for business executives, students of business, academics, policy makers, or any professional concerned with globalism and the intricacies of Asian business and information technology integration in the Asian business sector.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Foreword
    1. ASIA, TOURISM IN ASIA AND IN MYANMAR
  6. Preface
    1. THE ORIGIN OF THE BOOK
    2. TOPICS OF THE BOOK
    3. ORGANIZATION OF THE BOOK
  7. Chapter 1: Ancient Wisdom for Transformational Leadership and Its Insights from the Bhagavad-Gita
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    4. THE BHAGAVAD-GITA
    5. THE BHAGAVAD-GITA AND ITS SIGNIFICANCE TO TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP WISDOM
    6. THE APPLICATION FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  8. Chapter 2: Business Ethics for Employee Development in Pakistan
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DEFINING ETHICS
    4. HEALTHY WORKPLACE
    5. ETHICS FROM RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVE
    6. ETHICAL PERCEPTION IN PAKISTAN
    7. RESULTS
    8. SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 3: Can Consolidated Supervision Deter Shadow Banking?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. CONCEPT OF SHADOW BANKING
    3. INTRODUCTION
    4. ABOUT USA
    5. THE CASE OF BEAR STEARNS
    6. ABOUT CHINA AND UK
    7. ABOUT INDIA
    8. THE CASE OF ICICI BANK GROUP IN INDIA
    9. ABOUT CANADA
    10. THE CASE OF CANADIAN WESTERN BANK GROUP
    11. ABOUT BELGIUM
    12. THE CASE OF KBC GROUP IN BELGIUM
    13. COMMON PROBLEMS
    14. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    15. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    16. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 4: Culture in the PRC
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. ENTRY MODES TO FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT
    5. CULTURE AND LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTITIONERS AND RESEARCHERS
    8. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. REFERENCES
  11. Chapter 5: Examining Corporate Social Responsibility and Employee Engagement in Macao
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 6: Grooming Market in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. THE STUDY
    5. CONCLUDING REMARKS AND IMPLICATIONS
    6. REFERENCES
    7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. APPENDIX: TABLES
  13. Chapter 7: Indigenous Management and Bottom of Pyramid Countries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. GLOBAL COMPETITION AND THE TRADITIONAL GLOBAL TRIAD
    4. HIGH INCOME VS. LOW INCOME BOP ECONOMIES
    5. INCLUDING BOP COUNTRIES IN GLOBAL COMPETITION FRAMEWORKS
    6. ANGLO-SAXON, COMMUNITARIAN, EMERGING/DEVELOPING/BOP
    7. DEVELOPED VS. BOTTOM OF PYRAMID COUNTRIES
    8. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER RESEARCH
    9. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 8: Influence of Retention Policies on Employee Efficiency and Organization Productivity
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES OF THE CHAPTER
    4. IMPORTANCE OF THE STUDY
    5. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    6. LITERATURE REVIEW
    7. ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATIONS
    8. EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYER COMMITMENTS
    9. AIM OF EMPLOYEE RETENTION POLICIES
    10. REASONS INFLUENCING THE EMPLOYEES TO QUIT
    11. EMPLOYEE RETENTION STRATEGIES
    12. BENEFITS OF IMPLEMENTING EMPLOYEE RETENTION STRATEGIES
    13. IMPLICATION OF RETENTION POLICIES ON VIRTUAL ORGANISATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS
    14. RECOMMENDATIONS
    15. LIMITATIONS AND ISSUES FOR FUTURE RESEARCH
    16. CONCLUSION
    17. DISCUSSION QUESTIONS
    18. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 9: Internationalization of Chinese Pharmaceutical Firms-Strategies and Drivers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THE METHOD
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 10: A Revolutionary Look at Knowledge Management
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. INTELLECTUAL CAPACITY
    5. DIFFERENT CATEGORIES OF INTELLECTUAL ASSETS
    6. HUMAN CAPITAL
    7. STRUCTURAL CAPITAL
    8. CUSTOMER/RELATIONAL CAPITAL
    9. RELATIONAL CAPITAL
    10. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
    11. MULTIDISCIPLINARY NATURE OF KM
    12. THE TWO MAJOR TYPES OF KNOWLEDGE: TACIT AND EXPLICIT
    13. RESEARCH THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    14. RESEARCH HYPOTHESES
    15. TYPE OF RESEARCH AND RESEARCH TOOLS
    16. STATISTICAL SAMPLE
    17. METHODS OF DATA ANALYSIS
    18. RESEARCH SUB-HYPOTHESIS TESTING
    19. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS
    20. REFERENCES
    21. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Manufacturing and Logistics Networks of Korean Firms in China
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. STUDIES ON SUZHOU INDUSTRIAL PARK
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    7. REFERENCES
    8. APPENDIX 1
    9. APPENDIX 2
  18. Chapter 12: What Matters Most
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. ARCHITECT’S PERFORMANCE ATTRIBUTES
    5. METHODOLOGY AND ANALYSIS
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  19. Chapter 13: Promoting Leadership Development and Talent Management in Modern Organizations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. PROMOTING LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT MANAGEMENT IN MODERN ORGANIZATIONS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  20. Chapter 14: The Role of Gold Market as Stabilizer of Service Industry
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. RESEARCH BACKGROUND AND SIGNIFICANCE
    3. 2. AN OVERVIEW OF DOMESTIC AND FOREIGN RESEARCHES
    4. 3. THE RESEARCH METHODS, DATA SOURCES, AND DATA PROCESSING
    5. 4. AN EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF CHINA'S GOLD FUTURES MARKET HEDGING PERFORMANCE
    6. 5. RESEARCH CONCLUSION AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. REFERENCES
  21. Chapter 15: What Attracts Foreign Direct Investments in Asian Economies?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OVERALL TRENDS IN FDI
    4. AN INSTITUTIONAL APPROACH TO FDI
    5. HOW DO HOST ECONOMIES DIFFER IN TERMS OF INSTITUTIONAL CONFIGURATION?
    6. INSTITUTIONAL DIVERSITY OF ASIAN ECONOMIES AND FDI PERFORMANCE
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. ENDNOTES
    11. APPENDIX
  22. Chapter 16: Youth Entrepreneurship in India
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. BUSINESS MODELS FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    5. OUTLOOK FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    6. OBSTACLE FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    7. BARRIERS FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. REFERENCES
    10. ENDNOTE
  23. Compilation of References
  24. About the Contributors