This comprehensive research Handbook encompasses an expansive range of perspectives on the globalization process of Chinese firms.
Eminent global scholars provide contributions on a variety of topics, including:
* industrial innovation
* technological innovation and learning
* the performance of Chinese international joint ventures
* the global consumer
* foreign direct investment (FDI) including barriers to FDI and FDI in China's hinterland areas
* the globalization of Chinese business practices in Africa
* the human resource management transfer process
* corporate information disclosure in China's stock market
* the home employment effect.
In addition, regional economic integration, transportation costs and the national government's role in globalization are also explored.
This innovative Handbook is perfect for scholars wishing to conduct research in China on some of the topics contained in the book, together with academics specializing in globalization or international management.
Edited by Craig C. Julian, Senior Lecturer in Marketing, Southern Cross University, Australia, Zafar U. Ahmed, Lebanese American University, Lebanon and Junqian Xu, Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China
Contents: 1. Industrial Innovation in Chinese Firms Li Yu and Zhang Yanming 2. Transportation Costs as a Barrier to Globalization for Nine Asian Countries Including China Junqian Xu and Craig C. Julian 3. China's Foreign Direct Investment across the U.S. Chen Cheng and Xiaohong He 4. Global Optimal Values of Enterprise Cluster Fitness for Chinese Firms Tang Linjia and Lin Li 5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Productivity in China Xiaowen Tian, Moxi Song and Ran Tian 6. An African Perspective of the Globalization of Chinese Business Practices Gido Mapunda 7. The National Government's Role in Chinese Outward Foreign Direct Investment Dirk Hotbrugge and Sue Claire Berning 8. Risk and Return of Mezzanine Debt Yun Li and Ho Kim Hin 9. The Consumer's Role in Globalization and Management Innovation Meng Tao, Dong Dahai and Zhang Yuan 10. HR strategy and practices in Chinese Multinational Companies Jingqi Zhu and William Wei 11. Economic Globalization and Regional Economic Integration in China Rong Yizhong 12. Corporate Information Disclosure Internalities in China's Stock Market Li Xiang and Liu Qijie 13. The Home-Country Employment Effect of Transnational Corporations Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China Huiqun Liu and Jinyong Lu 14. The Empirical Link between Innovation, Learning and Performance in Chinese International Joint Ventures Craig C. Julian and Junqian Xu 15. Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in China's Hinterland Areas Clemens H. Hofmeister 16. Reconciling Differing Models of the Business: A Key Step in the Transfer of Production Technology into China's Export-Led Economy David N. Macarthur and Ronald L. Schill Index