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Inside Knowledge: Streetwise in Asia [Hardcover]

Michael Backman
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Book Description

16 Jun 2005
Bestselling author Michael Backman here draws upon a wealth of new examples, case studies and anecdotes to provide crucial insights into Asian business themes. This will provide a valuable guide for anybody whose business takes them into Asia and will enable readers to get to grips with Asian business and understand how Asia really works.

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  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (16 Jun 2005)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1403942374
  • ISBN-13: 978-1403942371
  • Product Dimensions: 2 x 16.2 x 23.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,076,904 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'The brilliant young writer on regional business strategies.' - Rowan Callick, Australian Financial Review

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

'Michael Backman, an expert on the overseas Chinese...' - former Prime Minister of Singapore, Goh Chok Tong

'Renowned author Michael Backman...Apt and cogent.' - Then Malaysian Transport Minister and MCA President, Ling Liong Sik

'[Michael Backman] raises extraordinarily important questions about the national interest...' - Senator Susan Knowles

About the Author

MICHAEL BACKMAN is an author, business analyst and columnist who specializes in Asian corporate practice. He has a reputation for hard-hitting, independent and highly detailed Asian business analysis. Singapore's Prime Minister cited him in his 1998 National Day Address as an expert on overseas Chinese and he has been described in the Australian Financial Review as "the brilliant writer on regional business strategies". He is the author of the international bestseller, Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia that was named by The Economist as one of the sixteen finest general non-fiction books published for the year. He writes a regular Asian business column for the The Age newspaper in Melbourne, and has authored numerous articles for The Times of London, International Herald Tribune, Asian Wall Street Journal and Far Eastern Economic Review. He has lived and worked in Asia.

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4.0 out of 5 stars inside knowledge 5 April 2010
this book lives up to the high standard of michael backman's journalism on the south east asian region. he knows his facts and has an exciting style of writing that gives information, understanding and pleasure.
every book of backman is a must read
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