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The Dynamics of Large Asian Corporate and Family Conglomerates

  • Ali Mirza

Abstract

The complex governance of Asian-run and family controlled conglomerates has long been a subject of deep interest and discussion among economists, researchers and Western businesses. Asian culture and the political context of Asian economies have provided a fertile breeding ground for Asian multi-corporations for most of the twentieth century, and successfully transformed many of these firms into formidable players in the Asia-Pacific region. In this chapter, we shall examine the broad management overview of important issues for businesses dealing with Asian conglomerates. Case studies are provided to illustrate the points where relevant.

Keywords

Corporate Governance Family Business Family Ownership Asian Economy Asian Financial Crisis 
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