Asia Future Shock: Business Crisis and Opportunity in the Coming Years
China is the world's biggest market for cigarettes. By 2020, 300 million Chinese will be elderly. By 2010, China will have 7 of the world's biggest shopping malls. This book is an invaluable asset for corporate planners and strategists, futurologists, and anyone developing business in Asia as Backman provides an essential map for Asia's future.
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I always have a doubt when reading the book: how much I can trust what the book predict.The predictions are based on the newspaper reports, individual examples and author's thoughts, instead of the statistical data. It can give you an idea, but hard to judge the ideas.
Chapter 2 The Internet Big Business and Freedom
Chapter 3 Chinas Military Buildup
Chapter 4 20 Million Japanese to go Missing
Chapter 5 The Two Koreas to Reunify
Chapter 6 The Rush Out of India by Indian Companies
Chapter 7 Asias Nuclear Future
Chapter 8 Water Wars
Chapter 15 China Builds an Economic Bloc based on Corruption
The New China?
The Next Vietnam
Chapter 18 Does Indonesia Have a Future?
Chapter 19 From Malaysia Boleh to Malaysia Bodoh?
Chapter 20 Chinas Healthcare Sector to Boom
Mainland Chinese Tourists
Chapter 22 Medical Research to Shift to Asia
Chapter 9 China to Have the Worlds Biggest Number of English Speakers
Chapter 10 Chinas HR Nightmare
Chapter 11 Indias HR Nightmare
Asias Shocking Gender Imbalance
Chapter 13 Asias Meaningless Borders
Chapter 14 Growing Family Breakdown in Asia