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Corporate Sector Reform: Governance

Yung Chul Park

in Economic Liberalization and Integration in East Asia: A Post-Crisis Paradigm

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276776
eISBN:
9780191603051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276773.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

Corporate sector reform in crisis-countries focused on rescuing ailing and bankrupt firms, strengthening the legal system for bankruptcies, restructuring large family-owned corporations, and ... More


The World's Largest Shipbuilder

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter, within the context of the shipbuilding industry in the acutely competitive decade of the 1970s, examines the hypothesis that the diversified business (industrial) group provides a ... More


The Spiraling of Market Power

Alice H. Amsden

in Asia's Next Giant: South Korea and Late Industrialization

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195076035
eISBN:
9780199870691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195076036.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, South and East Asia

This chapter starts with a discussion of the development of the highly diversified business/industrial groups that have grown in late‐industrializing countries – as exemplified by the zaibatsu in ... More


East Asia

Sanjaya Lall

in Governments, Globalization, and International Business

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296058
eISBN:
9780191596209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296053.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This case study looks at the consequences of technological change and globalization for the organization of economic activity in East Asia, focusing on Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. ... More


Return of the State

Elizabeth Thurbon

in Developmental Mindset: The Revival of Financial Activism in South Korea

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702525
eISBN:
9781501704178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702525.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines further liberalization of the Korean economy under President Kim Dae-Jung as an answer to the 1997 Asian financial crisis. It argues that Kim aimed to redress once and for all ... More


Korea: Liberalization for All, Except for Chaebŏl Workers

Jiyeoun Song

in Inequality in the Workplace: Labor Market Reform in Japan and Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452154
eISBN:
9780801471018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452154.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter analyzes how the small proportion of the workforce covered by employment protection—as well as decentralized industrial relations based on large chaebŏl unions—have shaped the political ... More


South Korea

Gordon Redding and Michael A. Witt

in The Future of Chinese Capitalism: Choices and Chances: Choices and Chances

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199575879
eISBN:
9780191702204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575879.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter describes South Korea-style capitalism. The culture, government, institutions and business system of South Korea are described. It is noted that the South Korean business system is a ... More


Introduction

in Law and Capitalism: What Corporate Crises Reveal about Legal Systems and Economic Development around the World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226525273
eISBN:
9780226525297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226525297.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This book offers a perspective on the relation between law and capitalism that generates answers quite different from the ones taken for granted in the economics literature and the policy world. Its ... More


Recent Developments in the Public-Enterprise Sector of Korea

Il Chong Nam

in Governance, Regulation, and Privatization in the Asia-Pacific Region

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226386799
eISBN:
9780226386966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226386966.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter discusses the key aspects of the public-enterprise sector in Korea, as well as the privatization process. It also deals with the chaebol problem that has prevented privatization. The ... More


Chaebol Capitalism and the Currency-Financial Crisis in Korea

Anne O. Krueger and Jungho Yoo (eds)

in Preventing Currency Crises in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226184944
eISBN:
9780226185057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226185057.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter examines the causes behind the Korean currency-financial crisis of 1997–98. It also explores the evolution of chaebol financial and economic performance during the last decade and a ... More


Change with Continuity: Asian Capitalism in Transition

Gary G. Hamilton and Solee Shin

in Changing Asian Business Systems: Globalization, Socio-Political Change, and Economic Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198729167
eISBN:
9780191795886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729167.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Political Economy

This chapter argues that East Asian business systems are best conceptualized as emergent outcomes of competition in and across capitalist markets. The ways economies become organized and change over ... More


Two Tales of One City: Samsung, Daewoo, and Lessons on Large-Scale Transformation

Donald Sull

in Leading Sustainable Change: An Organizational Perspective

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198704072
eISBN:
9780191773242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704072.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Knowledge Management

This chapter introduces a framework focused on managerial commitments—such as investments in specialized resources or the choice of strategic frames—that channel behavior within an organization. ... More


National Innovation Systems

Peter F. Cowhey and Jonathan D. Aronson

in Digital DNA: Disruption and the Challenges for Global Governance

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190657932
eISBN:
9780190657963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657932.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Innovation is the key driver of economic prosperity. It is the product of an ecosystem of at least five interlinked building blocks: social networks and dynamic labor markets, shared assets that ... More


Foundations of Korea’s Economic Development

Hwy-Chang Moon

in The Strategy for Korea's Economic Success

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190228798
eISBN:
9780190228828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190228798.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

Korea’s rapid economic development can be explained by three factors: the development of human resource, the strategic accumulation of capital resource, and the rise in productivity. The human ... More


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