New Asian Emperors : The Business Strategies of the Overseas Chinese

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-06-29
  • Publisher: Wiley
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The first edition of New Asian Emperors was widely acclaimed for its remarkable insights into the global reach of the Overseas Chinese. This revised edition draws on the culture, history, philosophies, and environments that have dominated the lives of the overseas Chinese to help readers understand their business culture. The authors compare Western and Chinese strategic thinking to develop the relative competitive advantages and competitive disadvantages of each. New Asian Emperors offers valuable insight into Chinese culture and how it will affect the business future.George T. Haley (New Haven, CT) is Professor of Industrial Marketing at the University of New Haven. He is also the founding Director of the Center for International Industry Competitiveness. Usha C.V. Haley (New Haven, CT) is Professor of International Business, with a focus on international strategic management, at the University of New Haven. Chin Tiong Tan (Singapore) is Provost and Deputy President of the Singapore Management University.

Author Biography

George T. Haley (PhD, University of Texas at Austin) is Professor of Marketing, University of New Haven and Founding Director, Center for International Industry Competitiveness. He has been faculty at ITESM-Monterrey (Mexico), National University of Singapore, Queensland University of Technology (Aus.), DePaul, Fordham, and Baruch College. He has presented seminars to managers/policymakers on four continents, including for the National Intelligence Council, and the United States International Trade Commission and testified before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission. He has over 100 articles, presentations and books including The Chinese Tao of Business. He consults with several multinational companies and governments in Asia, Australia, Latin America and the USA and serves on the Boards of Directors of listed companies, manufacturing organizations and government agencies.

Usha C. V. Haley (PhD, New York University) is Asia Programs Fellow, Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University and Research Associate at the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, DC. She has been Professor at the University of New Haven and prior at University of Tennessee-Knoxville, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Australian National University, National University of Singapore and ITESM-Monterrey, Mexico. She has more than 150 publications, presentations and books including Multinational Corporations in Political Environments and The Chinese Tao of Business. She has testified before the Congressionally mandated US-China Economic and Security Review Commission and the Committee on Ways and Means, and presented before the US International Trade Commission. She serves on several corporate and government boards.

Chin Tiong Tan (PhD, Pennsylvania State University) is the Deputy President of Singapore Management University. He was a founding member of SMU and was its Provost from 1999 to 2008. He is active in management development and consulting. He designed and taught in many executive programs around the world, and is a regular speaker in the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Asia and South Africa. He was the Academic Advisor to Singapore Airline's Management Development Centre for more than 15 years. He is on the Boards of Directors of several listed companies and served as strategic and business advisor to many organizations. He is the co-author of Marketing Management: An Asian Perspective, 5th Edition, 2009, Prentice Hall (with Philip Kotler

Table of Contents

The Foundations of Understanding
An Introduction
The Overseas Chinese Today
The Foundations of Analysis
Introduction to an Informational Void
Concepts of Strategic Management
The Implications for Business
Competitive Implications of the Overseas Chinese
Features: Admiral Cheng-Ho
Networks in History
Wu Ping Chien (The Great Official)
The Buddha
Lao Tzu
The Federation of Hokkien Asso. of Malaysia
The World Chinese Business Network
The Indonesian Family Conglomerates
Robert Kwok/Network Zen Master
Stan Shih/Drawing Aces with Acer
Goh Cheng Liang/Wuthelam Group
Wee Cho Yaw/Banker on the Make
Li & Fung/Traders Extraordinary
Charoen Pokphand Group/Classic Network Company
China and the Overseas Chinese
Due diligence in Hong Kong
Singapore's Economic Development Board
The American Network of Asia
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