Managing International Business in China

Managing International Business in China

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Xiaowen Tian
Cambridge University Press, 2010-07-15
EAN 9780521679930, ISBN10: 0521679931

Paperback, 312 pages, 24.7 x 17.4 x 2 cm

With the rise of China in the world economy, investors from all over the world are moving to explore business opportunities in this market. Managing international business in a transition economy like China is a daunting challenge. Tian presents a practical guide to major managerial issues faced by foreign investors in the China market including strategic management of Guanxi, entry mode selection, alliance management, negotiation with Chinese partners, human resource management, marketing management, protection of intellectual property rights, and corporate financial management. These issues are analyzed in the light of relevant theoretical models of international business, with reference to current management practices of transnational corporations operating in China. With up-to-date case studies, questions for discussion and recommended readings at the end of each chapter, this book can be used as a textbook for postgraduate programmes in international business or other management disciplines, and as a textbook for executive training programmes.

'This is a much needed textbook for all business students looking to understand the opportunities and challenges of China. Tian provides the context and insight that those doing business with China need to be successful.' Michael Barbalas, President, American Chamber of Commerce in China, Beijing