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The Resource Confucian Capitalism : Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise

Confucian Capitalism : Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise

Label
Confucian Capitalism : Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise
Title
Confucian Capitalism
Title remainder
Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The discourse of Confucian Capitalism has been crucial in shaping our understanding of the brilliant economic successes of the Chinese diaspora all over the world. From this perspective, hard work, family values, and communal cohesion, as well as business practices based on sentiment, trust, and social networks, are the legendary means of explaining the wealth and commercial talent of these remarkable people. The book examines the subject of Chinese business' by exposing the enduring myth about the determining effects of these values and practices supposedly derived from Confucianism. Such myt
Member of
Cataloging source
MHW
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yao, Souchou
Dewey number
330.1220951
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC427 .S68 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Chinese Worlds
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism
  • Business enterprises
  • Confucianism
  • Business enterprises
  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism
  • Confucianism
  • China
Label
Confucian Capitalism : Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confucian Capitalism -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1 Confucian capitalism: discourse, practice, longing -- 2 The immigrant enterprise syndrome and the capitalist myth -- 3 With the Chinese traders in Belaga: the romance of business endeavour and the narrative of virtue -- 4 Cheng Jia: economics, sexuality and marital choice -- 5 Kan dian: power, work relations and the invention of the family -- 6 Guanxi as cultural model: social pleasure, material gain and the trading of words -- 7 Xingyong: trust, faith and the failure of status -- 8 Chinese business networks and the penalty of culture -- 9 Epilogue: power of myth and practical vision -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
826855558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (197 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136127946
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826855558
Label
Confucian Capitalism : Discourse, Practice and the Myth of Chinese Enterprise
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Confucian Capitalism -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- 1 Confucian capitalism: discourse, practice, longing -- 2 The immigrant enterprise syndrome and the capitalist myth -- 3 With the Chinese traders in Belaga: the romance of business endeavour and the narrative of virtue -- 4 Cheng Jia: economics, sexuality and marital choice -- 5 Kan dian: power, work relations and the invention of the family -- 6 Guanxi as cultural model: social pleasure, material gain and the trading of words -- 7 Xingyong: trust, faith and the failure of status -- 8 Chinese business networks and the penalty of culture -- 9 Epilogue: power of myth and practical vision -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
826855558
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (197 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781136127946
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)826855558

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