The Development of Corporate Governance in China

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Edward Elgar, Jan 1, 1999 - Political Science - 129 pages
'. . . a useful first step for scholars, students, and practitioners outside China interested in corporate governance inside China.' - Mike W. Peng, Academy of Management Executive 'The Development of Corporate Governance in China examines how the development of corporate governance matters in China's economic development and enterprise reform. It provides a penetrating study of the major corporate governance issues encountered in the country's reform process. Set firmly against the realities of China and relevant international experiences, the book shows the pitfalls of China's approach to corporate development and suggests an alternative model. Its analysis is balanced and full of insights into the working of the emerging corporate sector. It is the first major book on the subject with comprehensive survey data. Anyone interested in the future of China's economic and corporate development would find the book rewarding and worthwhile.' - Y.Y. Kueh, Lingnan University, Hong Kong 'This is an extremely timely and valuable book. the future of corporate governance has been under keen debate in China and crucial decisions are currently being taken. Professor Tam's book succinctly analyses the background and theoretical issues and discusses how the dilemma might be resolved. Essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary Chinese business, economics or organization.' - Christopher Howe, University of London, UK This important and timely book examines how corporate governance has and should be developed in China to meet the challenges of enterprise and financial reform. It highlights key economic, social and political issues that China has to confront in order to transform the state owned industrial enterprises into a competitive and modern corporate sector.

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