China's Dance With the Foreign Devils

China's Dance With the Foreign Devils

Foreign Companies and the Industrial Development of China

Book - 2016
Rate this:
Since 1978 in China, foreign direct investment has served as a driver of change that has brought the country into the modern economic world. Mao Zedong had shut out the "foreign devils"--Europeans, Japanese, Americans and other outsiders. He created chaos in an economy that was long on suffering but short on foreign currency, technology and capital. In this detailed account, Dick K. Nanto explores how foreign companies came in to fill the gaps in China's economy and helped it to become a manufacturing marvel. He focuses on topics such as how: * Industrialization has created a socialist economy with Chinese characteristics that are reflected in industrial policy, governmental institutions, state-owned enterprises, the push to climb the high-technology ladder, indigenous innovation, and the drive to create more national champion companies. * Chinese are investing abroad, entering the home turf of multinational corporations and raising issues related to national security. * Foreign enterprises are now being squeezed as Beijing seeks to replace them with companies of its own.  Businesspeople, entrepreneurs, international business students, politicians, and anyone interested in how things get done in China will find engaging, informative, and comprehensive information in China's Dance with the Foreign Devils.
Publisher: Bloomington, IN : iUniverse, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781491797310
1491797312
Branch Call Number: 337.51 NAN
Characteristics: xv, 326 pages :,illustrations
Additional Contributors: Van Vleck, Andy

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at EPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top