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Author Cochran, Sherman, 1940-

Title Encountering Chinese networks : Western, Japanese, and Chinese corporations in China, 1880-1937 / Sherman Cochran
Published Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 257 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: corporations versus networks -- Standard Oil Company -- British-American Tobacco Company -- Mitsui Trading Company -- Naigai Cotton Company -- Shenxin Cotton Mills -- China Match Company -- Conclusion: corporations and networks
Summary The text studies how various Western, Japanese, and Chinese businesses struggled with the persistent dilemma in China of how to retain control over corporate hierachies while adapting to dramatic changes in Chinese society, politics and foreign affairs from 1880-1937
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-239) and index
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Subject Business networks -- China -- History.
Corporations -- China -- History.
Corporations, American -- China -- Case studies.
Corporations, British -- China -- Case studies.
Corporations, Japanese -- China -- Case studies.
Industrial management -- China -- History.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99038446
ISBN 0520216253 (alk. paper)
0520921895 (electronic bk.)
9780520216259 (alk. paper)
9780520921894 (electronic bk.)