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by Graeme Browning

ePub If Everybody Bought One Shoe: American Capitalism in Communist China download
Author:
Graeme Browning
ISBN13:
978-0809037353
ISBN:
0809037351
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Publisher:
Hill and Wang; 1st edition (June 1, 1989)
Subcategory:
Politics & Government
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These books are aimed at business people working in East Asia. Browning, a former UPI financial reporter, explores how American business projects have fared in China

These books are aimed at business people working in East Asia. Browning, a former UPI financial reporter, explores how American business projects have fared in China. She is sometimes shaky on details about China, but her book makes good reading when she discusses the problems at Occidental Petroleum's Antibao coal mine and the Jeep production line in Beijing. She finds repeated evidence that, in spite of a Chinese reputation for industriousness, "low productivity, lax discipline, and failed safety standards plague joint ventures i. .

Financial journalist Graeme Browning tells these firms’ stories in fascinating style The answer is obvious: Even if everybody in China bought only one shoe, that would be a billion shoes sold

Financial journalist Graeme Browning tells these firms’ stories in fascinating style. The majority of her book is built on interviews with American executives who tried-or still are trying-to do business in joint ventures in China. Most of the stories are of high hopes crippled or crushed by harsh reality. All of them are of American businessmen meeting obstacles they never could have imagined in their worst nightmares. The answer is obvious: Even if everybody in China bought only one shoe, that would be a billion shoes sold. The potential market is so huge that companies that can afford to look far into the future almost can’t afford to ignore it.

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Browning offers a first-class appreciation of why China remains longer on.

A sometime financial correspondent for the Chicago Sun-Times, the author has traveled the country extensively, interviewing expatriate managers, diplomats, and trade officials. Browning's down-to-earth briefing includes a wealth of anecdotal evidence confirming China's iffy aspects as a market-and candidate for development.

The work, several years in preparation, illuminates not just the difficulties of doing business in China but the larger, staggeringly complex social and political problems confronting China's quest for modernization.

239 pp. New York: Hill & Wang. Like the jerry-built apartment houses that line Beijing's avenues, books about contemporary China can become obsolete overnight. A sudden power struggle, a radical shift in economic strategy, the death of a key politician - such events send Chinese history racing down a new course and mortify the China watchers who never saw them coming.

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