China's Domestic Private Firms: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Management and Performance, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0765620049
  • ISBN-13: 9780765620040
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - College Senior
  • 342 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Provides a comprehensive and multidisciplinary perspective on the factors important to the successful operation and growth of China's domestic private firms.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface and Acknowledgments.
List of Abbreviations.
1: Explaining the Growth and Development of the Chinese Domestic Private Sector.
2: Explaining China’s Emerging Private Economy: Sociological Perspectives.
3: Family Businesses in China, 1978–96: Entry and Performance.
4: Transnational or Social Capital? Returnees versus Local Entrepreneurs.
5: The Sweatshop and Beyond: Authority Relations in Domestic Private Enterprises.
6: Property Rights Regimes and Firm Behavior: Theory versus Evidence.
7: Observing Private Business in China.
8: A Survey of the Economics Literature on China’s Nonstate Enterprises.
9: Decentralization and the Structure of Chinese Corporate Boards: Do Politicians Jeopardize Board Professionalism and Firm Performance?.
10: Firm Behavior in a Mixed Market: The Case of China.
11: In Marketplace and Boardroom: What Do We Know and Not Know About China’s Nonstate Enterprises?.
12: China’s Domestic Private Firms A Literature Review and Directions for Future Research.
13: Authority and Benevolence: Employees’ Responses to Paternalistic Leadership in China.
14: The Commitment-Focused HRM System: Adoption and Performance Implications in Domestic Private Firms.
15: Lenovo’s Pursuit of Dynamic Strategic Fit.
16: The Emergence of China’s Private-Sector Firms: Theory Development in the Midst of Evolving Institutional and Industrial Conditions.
17: China’s Private Sector: A Global Perspective.
About the Editors and Contributors.