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Tables of Contents for New Asian Emperors
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Features
vii
1
Endorsements
viii
1
About the authors
ix
2
Acknowledgements
xi
 
Part One: The Foundations of Understanding
1
70
1 An introduction
3
25
Who are the Overseas Chinese?
7
6
What is a network?
13
6
The role of the Overseas Chinese in Southeast Asia
19
4
The role of the Overseas Chinese worldwide
23
4
Following chapters
27
1
2 Confucianism +: the philosophical and cultural roots of the Overseas Chinese
28
22
Introduction
28
8
Confucianism's influence on Overseas Chinese trade and economics
36
6
The family
42
1
The relationships and ethical behavior
43
3
Differing ethical concepts
46
4
3 The Overseas Chinese Today: not the family business, but the family as a business
50
21
Introduction
50
1
What is a Chinese network?
51
4
Historical and environmental effects on the Overseas Chinese business networks
55
9
Distinguishing cultural traits
64
7
Part Two: The Foundations of Analysis
71
56
4 Introduction to an Informational Void: the black hole of Southeast Asia
73
31
Introduction
73
2
The informational void
75
13
Operating in an informational void
88
15
A final note
103
1
5 Concepts of Strategic Management
104
23
Introduction
104
1
Strategic planning and the networks
105
7
A summary of Overseas Chinese management practices
112
1
The Overseas Chinese and crafting strategy
113
7
The Overseas Chinese and their core competencies
120
5
Some final considerations
125
2
Part Three: The Implications for Business
127
29
6 Competitive Implications of the Overseas Chinese: doing business with the New Asian Emperors
129
27
Introduction
129
1
The competitive advantages of the Overseas Chinese
130
3
The competitive disadvantages of the Overseas Chinese
133
5
General implications for multinationals
138
2
Specific implications for multinationals
140
6
Implications for regional governments
146
1
Implications for researchers
147
2
The Overseas Chinese networks: concluding remarks
149
4
Speculations about the future
153
3
Bibliography
156
5
Appendix A: category names
161
1
Index
162