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Many different varieties of capitalism have developed in the twentieth century. Despite the rhetoric of globalization, they are continuing to diverge because of significant differences in dominant institutions. Divergent Capitalisms highlights the major differences between business systems in Europe and Asia and explains why they developed and continue. An invaluable insight for all those interested in international business and organization studies. - ;The late twentieth century has witnessed the establishment of new forms of capitalism in East Asia as well as new market economies in Eastern. Read more... Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; PART ONE. INTRODUCTION; 1. Varieties of Capitalism; PART TWO. THE COMPARATIVE-BUSINESS-SYSTEMS FRAMEWORK; 2. The Nature of Business Systems and their Institutional Structuring; 3. The Social Structuring of Firms' Governance Systems and Organizational Capabilities; 4. The Social Structuring of Work Systems; 5. Globalization and Business Systems; PART THREE. THE DEVELOPMENT AND CHANGE OF BUSINESS SYSTEMS IN EAST ASIA AND EASTERN EUROPE; 6. Divergent Capitalisms in East Asia: The Post-War Business Systems of South Korea and Taiwan. 7. Continuity and Change in East Asian Capitalisms8. Path Dependence and Emergent Capitalisms in Eastern Europe: Hungary and Slovenia Compared; 9. Enterprise Change and Continuity in a Transforming Society: The Case of Hungary; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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John Richard Whiteley, OBE, DL (28 December 1943 – 26 June 2005) was an English broadcaster and journalist, best known for his twenty-three years as host of the game show Countdown.
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