English | 2002-06-15 | ISBN: 0195136446 | PDF | 416 pages | 24 MB
"This is one of the more intriguing books on management in China to be published in the last few years. … a fascinating account with many insights."–Morgen Witzel, Human Systems Management "The author, who has a Ph.D. from Oxford, researched at Harvard and taught at Beijing University amongst other places, has carried out an extensive survey of this new phenomenon and has done it with analytical rigour. He knows China well and has written an authoritative work that represents a serious contribution to the field."–Malcolm Warner, Journal of General Management
"Knowing how Chinese enterprises work, and how cooperation and competition with them is to be managed, is a useful tool in any businessman's kit, and the book offers many useful guidelines in that direction."–Michael Ashkenazi, Asian Business & Management "Professor Schlevogt has put together a comprehensive guide to Chinese management. The book is one of the most important works written on the subject. Academics, students, and practitioners will find the text intriguing, inspiring, and informative."–Tony Fang, Asia Pacific Business Review "The Web-based Chinese management model explains the theory; evidence, and applications of the pivotal Chinese enterprises on the mainland and in the private sector as a whole."–Business Horizons This ground-breaking book is the first in-depth empirical study of Chinese organizational design in state and private enterprises. Web-based Chinese management, a new paradigm in business studies, explains the dynamism of private Chinese enterprises and demonstrates the crucial role of micro-level organizational practices for economic development. It can be used anywhere in the world to help deal with the increasing uncertainty and complexity for the next millennium and can also be used as a framework for economic policy.