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Author Shenkar, Oded, author

Title The Chinese century : the rising Chinese economy and its impact on the global economy, the balance of power, and your job / Oded Shenkar
Published Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School, [2005]
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Wharton School, c2005
c2005
©2005

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Description xiv, 191 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Machine derived contents note: About the Author xiv -- Chapter 1 The Dawn of the Chinese Century 1 -- China in the Global Economy 2 -- Resources and Capabilities 3 -- The Synergies of Greater China 6 -- Coming to America 7 -- The Chronic Importer 10 -- The Naive Trader (or the One with More to Lose) 10 -- Follow the Curve 11 -- Foreign-Generated and "Self-Inflicted Imports 12 -- The Currency Play 13 -- China Takes on the World 14 -- The World's Factory 17 -- The Export Imperative 18 -- Where the Jobs Are 19 -- A Consumer Paradise 20 -- The Coming Realignment 21 -- -- Chapter 2 The Middle Kingdom 25 -- An Imperial (But Not Imperialist) Heritage 26 -- The Imperial Bureaucracy 27 -- China and Its Neighbors 29 -- The Imperial Imprint 30 -- The Modem Era: China and the Foreign Powers 31 -- The Shadow of Humiliation 32 -- -- -- -- -- -- China Under Communism 33 -- The Communist Imprint 33 -- The Reform Period 34 -- Lofty Aspirations 35 -- National Symbols 36 -- Political Aspirations 37 -- Economic Aspirations 38 -- -- Chapter 3 Like No Other 41 -- Is China a New Japan? 43 -- Analogies of Response 45 -- Japan, China, and the Limits ofAnalogy 47 -- The Innovation Imperative 49 -- Dragons, Large and Small 50 -- Hong Kong 51 -- Taiwan 52 -- Singapore 53 -- South Korea 53 -- The Asian Crisis, Misinterpreted 54 -- China and India: A Tale of Two Nations 55 -- -- Chapter 4 From Socks to Aircraft 59 -- The Technology Legacy 61 -- Inventions But No Science 61 -- The Price of Falling Behind 62 -- Technology by Decree: The Central Planning Legacy 63 -- Climbing the Technology Ladder 64 -- Leveraging Foreign Investment 66 -- Technology Transfer Incentives 67 -- Learningfrom the Barbarians 69 -- Indigenous Innovation: Still a Dream 69 -- Developing Research Capabilities 71 -- Upgrading China's "Humanware" 72 -- Transforming the Educational System 73 -- The Return of the 'Turtles" 75 -- -- -- -- -- -- Bringing Technology to the Enterprise 76 -- OEM, ODM, OEM 77 -- Technology as a Freebie 79 -- Chapter 5 The Two-Dollar Rolex 81 -- Yankee Footprints 82 -- Piracy, Counterfeiting, and the Like 83 -- The Costs and Benefits of Knock-Offs 84 -- An Industry in the Making 86 -- Institutional and Legacy Factors 87 -- The Organization of Fake Production 89 -- Pirating "Digitized" Products 91 -- The Enforcement Failure 93 -- The Globalization of Piracy and Counterfeiting 94 -- Going Forward 96 -- Navigating Pirate Seas 97 -- -- Chapter 6 The Business Challenge 101 -- Industry Tales 103 -- America's Clothier 103 -- Furniturefrom Afar 106 -- The Geography of the China Impact 108 -- Holding Its Own: The European Union 108 -- The Invasion of apan 109 -- Mexico Undone 110 -- Friends and Foes: ASEAN and Beyond 113 -- What's Coming 114 -- Preparing for the Chinese Century 116 -- A New Game Plan 116 -- If You Can't Beat Them 118 -- Chapter 7 ʺ East, East, and Away: Where the Jobs Are 121 -- Job Migration: Myth and Fact 123 -- Job Migration andJob Losses 124 -- In Context 125 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Who Benefits 127 -- Macro Promise, Micro Reality 128 -- The Economics of Job Migration 129 -- Here We Go Again? 132 -- China and the Global Labor Market 134 -- China's Job Impact 135 -- Is Your Job in Jeopardy? 139 -- Politics and Policies 140 -- Navigating the New Job Landscape 141 -- Up (or Down) the Ladder 142 -- Chapter 8 A TV from Sichuan -- The Factory to the World Meets the -- Consumer of the World 147 -- The Nation of Wal-Mart 149 -- A Level Playing Field 151 -- Pricing 152 -- Would You Buy a Chinese Product? 153 -- China and the Brand 157 -- Is "Buy American" Returning? 158 -- Chapter 9 China Rising -- Misplaced Analogies 163 -- The Tortoise and the Hare 164 -- China and the World Trade Organization -- Scenarios for the Future 169 -- Soft Landing 170 -- Hard Landing 171 -- Fault Lines 173 -- Nations and States 174 -- Global Battle Lines 175 -- Epilogue 176 -- Endnotes -- -- Index
Summary "In the face of accelerating turbulence and change, business leaders and policy makers need new ways of thinking to sustain performance and growth. This book is source for stimulating ideas from thought leaders who provide new mental models to address changes in strategy, management, and finance."--BOOK JACKET
Analysis China
Economic growth
International relations
Competition
Economic impact
United States
Power (International relations)
International comparisons
Overseas item
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-184) and index
Notes Also available online via the World Wide Web, by subscription to Safari Tech Books Online
Subject International economic relations.
International trade.
China -- Economic conditions -- 2000-
China -- Foreign economic relations.
Author Safari Books Online (Firm)
LC no. 2004106546
ISBN 0131467484