The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution: A Case Study of Port Development in China (Organisation and Strategy: Case Studies in Their Context)

The Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution: A Case Study of Port Development in China (Organisation and Strategy: Case Studies in Their Context)

By: Suzana B. Rodrigues (author), John Child (author), Kenneth K.-T. Tse (author)Hardback

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Offering insights of unusual richness, this book examines one of the world's most important business environments to determine the way that organizations can develop through interaction with their environments. It fills a gap in our understanding of the evolution of the Chinese business environment and throws light on the theory of co-evolution in order to inspire management practice. Written on the basis of a collaboration between a leading business manager and renowned university scholars, this groundbreaking book makes a significant contribution both to theory and practice of competitive strategy.

About Author

John Child, Emeritus Professor of Commerce, University of Birmingham and Professor of Management, University of Plymouth, UK, Kenneth K.-T. Tse, Professor of Practice in Management, CUHK Business School, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Suzana B. Rodrigues, Emeritus Professor of International Business and Organization, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, The Netherlands and Faculty of Business Administration, Universidade FUMEC, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Contents

Contents: Part I: Introduction, Perspective and Method 1. Introduction 2. The Co-evolutionary Perspective 3. Research Design and Methodology Part II: Environment, Evolution and Managerial Initiative 4. Yantian Port and its Changing Environment 5. The Evolution of a World-Class Port 6. Innovations in Management Practice 7. Relationship Management - Creating a Relational Framework Part III: Co-evolution: Theory and Practice 8. Forms of Co-evolution 9. The Political Dynamics of Corporate Co-evolution 10. Lessons for Managers Operating in a Complex Environment Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781849807432
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781849807432
  • ISBN10: 1849807434

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