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Asia Future Shock

Business Crisis and Opportunity in the Coming Years

Authors: Backman, M.

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China is the world's biggest market for cigarettes. By 2020, 300 million Chinese will be elderly. By 2010, China will have 7 of the world's biggest shopping malls. This book is an invaluable asset for corporate planners and strategists, futurologists, and anyone developing business in Asia as Backman provides an essential map for Asia's future.

About the authors

Michael Backman specialises in Asia's economies and Asian corporate practice. He is the author of the international bestseller Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia named by The Economist as one of the finest non-fiction books published for the year. He is the author or co-author of four other books on Asian business and culture and has a long-running and widely-read Asian business column in the Melbourne Age newspaper. He has lived and worked in Asia, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars on Asia, both for companies and at public events. He is based in London when not travelling in Asia.
 
See www.michaelbackman.com for more information.

Reviews

Michael Backman 'really understands why business evolved the way that it did in Asia.' - The Economist

Michael Backman is 'a brilliant writer on regional business strategies.' - Australian Financial Review

'Backman's excellent and extensive case studies are aimed at pointing out the pitfalls to foreign investors.' - The Independent

'...a must-read volume for anyone who is interested in current and future international affairs, global economics and business, or indeed for anyone who reads beyond the sports pages of the daily papers.' - Business and Finance Ireland


Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Population Dynamics: How Asia’s Face is Changing

    Backman, Michael

    Pages 1-12

  • The Internet, Big Business and Freedom

    Backman, Michael

    Pages 13-20

  • China’s Military Buildup

    Backman, Michael

    Pages 21-30

  • 20 Million Japanese to go Missing

    Backman, Michael

    Pages 31-36

  • The Two Koreas to Reunify

    Backman, Michael

    Pages 37-42

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eBook $59.99
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Hardcover $80.00
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-00677-5
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Softcover $75.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-28254-8
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Asia Future Shock
Book Subtitle
Business Crisis and Opportunity in the Coming Years
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-59242-1
DOI
10.1057/9780230592421
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-00677-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-28254-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 188
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