THEMES “Asian business success” today is part of a political, economic and cultural response to historical trauma Asian political-economic systems challenge “the standard model” Challenges and questions: Rise or Rebirth? (Old traditions, New States) “Clash of civilizations”? Globalization?
“Asian business success” today is part of
a political, economic and cultural response to historical trauma
Asian political-economic systems challenge “the standard model”
Challenges and questions:
Rise or Rebirth? (Old traditions, New States)
“Clash of civilizations”?
Role of the state?
Development and democracy?
Problems of history
“Scratches on our minds”
The colonial question
UP FROM POVERTY
RECOVERY FROM WAR
The “Culture Argument”
The “Asian Model Argument”
The “Political Argument”
Legitimacy though economics/Nationalism
The “Globalization/American Peace Argument”
The “People Argument”
Competing in the global marketplace
OEM or Branding?
Conditioned by history and culture
*What are the authoritative institutions?
*How is the system coordinated?
Authority & Control
*How is the system organized?
*What are the resources?
Capital/Human Resources/Social Capital
“Social Capital” “Informality”
define US business system
Role of the State
China’s “Golden Rule” (MG)
Overseas Chinese (Huaqiao 华侨)
Economist, “Capitalism Confined” 3 Sep 11
Keiretsu & Sosha (Kaisha)
Out of the 5 Year Plan
Many types , but some shared characteristics
Combination of authoritative/benevolent/collective/moral
Long Term…seeing relationships, “over the horizon”
Employee-centered, firm as family
Relationships & Networks (guanxi 关系）
Pressing the buttons
China: $ (instrumentalism, exploitation)
Japan: encouragement (gambate)
CAN APPLY TO ASIA AS A WHOLE
URGENCY & VISION: THE NATION-FAMILY
REFORMS: “FEELING THE STONES”
CONTROL AND ROUGH JUSTICE
(RULE BY LAW, NOT RULE OF LAW)
ALL OF THESE DEAL WITH “RULE OF LAW” MATTERS;
“INSTITUTIONAL” ISSUES IN THE GCR FRAMEWORK