Recreating Asia: visions for a new century

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John Wiley & Sons (Asia), Aug 15, 2002 - Business & Economics - 309 pages
The World Economic Forum is an independent, international organization committed to improving the state of the world. The Forum provides a collaborative framework for the world's leaders to address global issues, engaging particularly its corporate members in global citizenship.

Drawing on its unparalleled Asian network, this book offers a fascinating insight into how the region is managing its own political change and national governance challenges. Written by some of the world's most accomplished leaders, this unique collection outlines a way forward for Asia. By changing the way the region operates, these visionaries are turning conventional wisdom around, proving that to know Asia, one has to look at the attitudes and aspirations of those who lead its key institutions

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Frank-Jürgen Richter is Director of the World Economic Forum, in charge of Asian affairs. He lived, studied and worked in Asia for almost a decade, in Tokyo and most recently in Beijing where he developed and managed European Multinationals' China operations. An active scholar he has authored and edited several books on Asian economics and international business.

>Pamela C.M. Mar oversees China activities and relationships for the World-Economic Forum. She has worked for a satellite television company in Asia, in rural developments in Thailand, and in venture capital in Hong Long. She holds degrees from Yale and London School of Economics and has published articles in academic and general interest journals.

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