Issues in the tariff debates between China and the EU

We can see this in the recurring spats between China and the EU. More recent tariffs by the EU range from on underwear, plastic bags, shoes, ironing boards and bicycles to paper, textiles and chemicals.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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China's position and nationhood in the world

China's rising influence, particularly its economic growth, has created a view among some that it is no longer a developing country. Recently, this argument has been made more popular with the news China has become the world's "No. 2 economy," a headline story in the West.

Updated: 05/01/2015
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Human resource management in market scenarios: people management and the global economic crisis

The post-2008 global 'credit crunch' and consequent impact on real economies and business problems remain popular discussion topics for not just management and business, but also in the media, political and popular discourse. The impacts of the 'crunch' on the economy and management are wide and deep.

Updated: 03/01/2015
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Key themes, conclusions and the future for the changing face of women managers in Asia

Our earlier pieces in this series women managers comprised a tour across Asia generally and the major specific cases of nine economies - China, Hong Kong, Japan., Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam - which were published in The Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia by Rowley and Yukongdi (2009). Here we complete our journey with some key themes, findings and conclusions and look to the future for women in management in Asia.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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Human resource management and organisational commitment to corporate social responsibility: examples and the need for context

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) was once an exotic interest and ambition of 'alternative thinkers' and corporate 'do-gooders'. It is now commonplace and it is almost impossible to find organisations, especially multinational companies, not expressing a CSR commitment.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The changing face of women managers in Vietnam

Following our earlier pieces on women managers across parts of Asia generally and the specific cases of their situations in China and Kong Kong, Japan., Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand, here we complete our individual geographical tours around the region with the example of Vietnam, another South East Asian economy.

Updated: 22/09/2011
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The changing face of women managers in Thailand

We present case studies of women managers in Thailand from the recently published book, The Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia (Rowley and Yukongdi, 2009).

Updated: 08/12/2014
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The changing face of women managers in Taiwan

Following our earlier pieces on women managers across parts of Asia generally and the specific cases of their situations in China and Kong Kong, Japan., Malaysia, Singapore, and South Korea, here we continue our geographical tour around the region with the example of Taiwan, another North East Asian economy.

Updated: 21/10/2011
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The changing face of women managers in Korea

Here we present work, evidence and case studies of women managers in South Korea from the recently published The Changing Face of Women Managers in Asia by the authors (Rowley and Yukongdi, 2009).

Updated: 22/09/2011
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