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Emerging economies

John Child, David Faulkner, and Stephen B. Tallman

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances, Networks, and Joint Ventures

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199266241
eISBN:
9780191699139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266241.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy, Organization Studies

Taking an economic perspective, the developing countries that will potentially bring about the most significant impacts are those whose economies may be perceived to be ‘emerging’ in the context of ... More


Political Embeddedness in China: Strengths and Limitations

Barbara Krug

in Capitalisms and Capitalism in the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199694761
eISBN:
9780191741289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694761.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter attempts to explain under which circumstances political embeddedness (PE) leads to the emergence of sustainable markets. The question is of more than academic interest: after all, if PE ... More


Chinese Boxes and Learning Cubes: Action Learning in a Cross-Cultural Context *

Max Boisot and Michel Fiol

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The Learning Cube is a simple diagnostic tool that can be used to analyze and evaluate training programs. It comprises three dimensions: (1) abstraction-concreteness; (2) direction-autonomy; (3) ... More


Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

John Child and Martin Ihrig (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This book is about knowledge, which is the wellspring of progress and the major competitive factor in business today. It brings together and commemorates the contributions that Max Boisot made to our ... More


The I-Space as a Key to History and to Culture

Gordon Redding

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

The theory of the Information Space was developed out of an earlier interest by Max Boisot in the theory of meanings and their relation to culture. Stimulated by deep exposure to the Chinese ... More


Writing with Max Boisot

Marshall Meyer

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This chapter reflects on Boisot and Meyer’s 2008 article on the internationalization of Chinese firms. The article argued that while received internationalization theory suggests that larger firms in ... More


From Fiefs to Clans and Network Capitalism: Explaining China’s Emerging Economic Order

Max Boisot and John Child

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

China's rapid economic development is being accomplished through a system of industrial governance and transaction that differs from Western experience. Here, we identify the broad institutional ... More


Analyses of the Chinese System

John Child

in Knowledge, Organization, and Management: Building on the Work of Max Boisot

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669165
eISBN:
9780191749346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669165.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Knowledge Management

This section considers Max Boisot’s analyses of China as a distinctive cultural and institutional system. He applied his information-based framework to the challenge of making sense of China’s ... More


An Evaluative Biography of Cynical Realism and Political Pop

Svetlana Kharchenkova and Olav Velthuis

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

This chapter illustrates different regimes of justification by tracing the evaluative biography of two Chinese contemporary art styles, in order to explain their artistic and commercial success. The ... More


Performing Worth: Shareholder Value and Management Consultancy in Post-Mao China

Kimberly Chong

in Moments of Valuation: Exploring Sites of Dissonance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198702504
eISBN:
9780191772191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702504.003.0016
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Innovation

Since the 1980s the pursuit of shareholder value has become the raison d’etre of the modern corporation, leading to drastic changes to work organization and labour practices, largely implemented by ... More


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